Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Support and Services

CEP Administrative Support

This page outlines the research support given by the administrative team of events, publications, public affairs, finance and project administration staff.

  • Download CEP Handbook (PDF)
    First point of reference for CEP Staff. It details all support and services available to staff and answers all your questions about life at the centre, ranging from pay, tax, pensions and funding to less pressing issues such as ordering stationery, collecting post, photocopying and tidying the kitchen.
  • CEP Admin Team
    First point of reference for all new staff and associates should be the CEP Admin team for queries about desks, ID cards and general enquiries
  • RLAB IT Support
    For detailed information on research support provided by IT team.

The Admin Team in Zone 1

[photo: Anna] [photo: Mary] [photo: Helen] [photo: Linda] [photo: Jo]
From Left to Right:
Anna Graham, Mary Yacoob, Helen Durrant, Linda Cleavely and Jo Cantlay

Located in Room 32L 2.06
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7673,
[photo:Nigel Rogers] The centre manager is Nigel Rogers.
Room 32L 2.09
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7596,

Responsible for:
  • Overall responsibility for administrative, personnel and financial management of CEP and Research Lab.
  • Resource Planning, Management Information
  • Grant applications, fundraising, contract negotiations
  • Reporting to funders, liaising with central School departments.
  • Annual Report
  • Centre Management Committee, Policy Committee
  • Handling Press Enquiries

[photo: Romesh Vaitilingam
] Press and Public Relations: Mr Romesh Vaitilingam.
Tel: +44 07768661095

Responsible for:
  • handling press contacts (see also centre manager, Nigel Rogers)
  • organising special press seminars and lunchtime lectures
  • producing the tri-annual magazine of the Centre's work 'Centrepiece'
  • getting CEP work covered by the press.
If you have something interesting to write, want help with presenting it to reach the wider public contact Romesh.

[photo: Jo Cantlay] The events administrator is Ms Jo Cantlay.
32L 2.06 H,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7285,

Responsible for:
  • Administrator for Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), LSE Growth Commission and Centre for the Economics of Education (CEE),
  • Website Editor for CEP, CEE, SERC & LSE Growth Commission
  • Conferences & Events organisation
  • Room Bookings
  • Assistant to Professor C. Pissarides

[photo: Helen Durrant] The publications administrator is Ms Helen Durrant.
32L 2.06 D,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7395,

Responsible for:
  • Discussion Paper Series Editor.
  • Performance Indicators.
  • Annual Report preparation.

[photo: Mary Yacoob] The finance/library administrator is Ms Mary Yacoob.
32L 2.06 F,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6963,
Hours of work:    9.30am to 6.00pm - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Responsible for:
  • Expense claims, petty cash
  • Occasional Research Assistant Hours Claims
  • CEP Library and book ordering

[photo: Linda Cleavely] The Personal Assistant to the CEP Director is Ms Linda Cleavely.
32L 2.06 B,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7049,

Responsible for:
  • PA to John van Reenen
  • Staff Directory and Photos on the CEP Website.
  • Administator of the Leverhulme funded Spatial Economics Research Centre

[photo: Harriet Ogborn] The Executive Assistant to the Wellbeing Programme Director is
Ms Harriet Ogborn.
Room 32L 2.15,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7048,

Responsible for:
  • Executive Assistant to Richard Layard.
  • Administrator of the Wellbeing Programme.

[photo: Anna Graham] The Administration and Communications Officer is
Ms Anna Graham.
32L 2.06 G,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6648,

Responsible for:
  • Office services and information
  • Publication Sales
  • Seminars
  • Stationary & Other Orders