Meet your team


The Conference Team at Salford look forward to working with you

Clare Forster

Claire Forster portrait

Conference Office Manager

Clare has over 30 years’ experience in conference, event and hospitality management. She has headed up the team here at Salford for 15 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 Lee

Vicky Lee portrait

Conference Coordinator

Vicky graduated in Hospitality Management 22 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 Betts

Esther Betts portrait

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.  

Emma Looskin

Emma Looskin portrait

Conference Co-ordinator

Emma has over 20 years' experience in event management and has been at the University of Salford since 2003. Emma manages the commercial events at the MediaCity campus, which also incorporates the creative studio spaces. In her spare time Emma enjoys travel and going to the cinema.

Tamsin Middleton

Tamsin Middleton portrait

Events Officer 

Tamsin is a University of Salford graduate, having studied Music here until 2007.   Tamsin coordinates University high profile events which take place at our MediaCity campus including the annual Science Jam. 

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