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Meet your team

Clare Forster

Clare Forster    

Conference Office Manager    

Clare has over 20 years’ experience in conference, event and hospitality management. She has headed up the team here at Salford for 10 years and led the development of the conference management service.    

Clare has a love of music, wildlife and the natural world and is also a Border Morris Dancer!    

Vicky Beckett

Vicky Beckett    

Conference Coordinator    

Vicky graduated in Hospitality Management 17 years ago and joined the University of Salford shortly after. Vicky focuses on the conference management service side of the business and brings her organisational skills to the delivery of these events from start to finish.    

Vicky enjoys reading, cycling and music and admits to being an Eddie Stobart spotter.  
Esther O'Brien

Esther O'Brien    

Conference Coordinator    

Esther has a background in the travel industry and joined the University in 1998. She has a wealth of experience in event coordination and facilitates all the events on our main Campus.    

Esther travels extensively and enjoys walking and dining out- usually at the same time.    

Tamsin Middleton

Tamsin Middleton    

Event Officer    

Tamsin is a University of Salford graduate, having studied Music here until 2007.  She has recently been seconded from the University's events team to cover Maternity leave within the conference office. She coordinates all the events at our MediaCity site, including the hire of the Studio Spaces.    

Tamsin enjoys playing softball for Manchester Mavericks and performs with two bands in her spare time.    

Clive Yates

Clive Yates    

Conference Assistant    

Clive graduated in Social work from the University of Central Lancashire and has worked as an Administration Assistant at the University of Salford since January 2007.  Clive has experience in co-ordinating conferences, projects and events. Whilst being responsible and accountable to the Office Manager, Clive works closely with other members of the team.

Clive enjoys travel and in particular coach holidays and going out to restaurants.

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