Meet the team

The Harassment and Misconduct team are the recommended first point of contact for any student who has been impacted by violence, abuse, bullying, harassment or discrimination. Find out more about our specialist advisors. 

Meet Charlotte  

Charlotte Webster is the Harassment and Misconduct Manager at the University of Leeds. She manages the Harassment and Misconduct team, coordinates support for students, and provides specialist advice. Charlotte also delivers training, education, and engagement activities for the University community and contributes specialist knowledge to help develop University policies. 

Charlotte joined the University of Leeds in March 2022, moving here from another higher education institution where she offered information, advice and guidance to students in a 1-2-1 and group setting. As a trained Sexual Violence Liaison Officer, she has worked with survivors of sexual violence, domestic abuse and hate crimes since 2015, and previously led the Sexual Violence Liaison Officers service at Leeds Beckett University.  

Charlotte is currently working towards her PhD and is passionate about considering the individual and specific needs of students at the University of Leeds through creating a non-judgemental and flexible service. 

Meet Carys  

Carys Corkhill is a Harassment and Misconduct Advisor in the Harassment and Misconduct team. She joined the University of Leeds in summer 2022 after gaining 4 years of experience in student support roles at other higher education institutions, including Leeds Beckett.   

As an empathetic person, Carys cares deeply about helping the students/survivors who she works with and supporting them throughout their student journey. During appointments she strives to empower students and create a safe space for them to explore their options after they have experienced something. As part of her role, Carys also delivers specialist training to both students and staff, including how to respond to disclosures of sexual violence and reporting options available.  

Working within the Student Education Service, Carys volunteered to become a wellbeing ambassador where she promotes and delivers wellbeing activities for staff. Before working in higher education, Carys qualified as a secondary school modern foreign languages teacher and still loves to keep up her French and Spanish skills where possible.  

Meet Lorna 

Lorna de-Fenzi is a Harassment and Misconduct Advisor in the Harassment and Misconduct team.  

After traveling and living overseas for several years, she started her career in the field of sexual violence support in 2016, initially volunteering at a Rape Crisis Centre and going on to become a qualified Independent Sexual Violence Advocate for 5 years. Before joining the University of Leeds in 2022, Lorna also worked at a different higher education institution as a Sexual Violence Liaison Officer.  

Lorna has focused her career on ensuring survivors have access to information and support to empower them to make informed choices. Student/survivor’s voices are incredibly important to her practice and she believes opportunities to think collaboratively about ways to offer the most effective service are key. 

Lorna has a background in youth work. She is interested in critical thinking, reflective practice, and striving to create empowering, inclusive, safe and accessible spaces for everyone.