College of Science and Engineering Finance Hub

College of Science and Engineering Finance Hub

About the Hub

The CSE Finance Hub is an initial source of support and guidance for financial transactions, research grants and contract related activities within departments and offices associated with the College of Science and Engineering.

The primary function of the CSE Finance Hub is to provide support to departments and offices in the following areas:

  • Smarter Purchasing registration, tutorials and approvals
  • Procurement
  • Process director invoicing queries
  • LUCRE costings
  • Post-award support, research grants and contract reporting
  • Departmental reporting
  • Helping you to manage your budget
  • Reclaiming expenses
  • Processing journal requests

    Contact Details


    Finance Administrator



    Telephone Number



    Bill Hickin Operations Manager 0116 252 3844 R2
    Hayley Keatley-Lill CSE Finance Hub Team Leader 0116 223 1072 F39a
    Nigel Fisher Finance Administrator 0116 229 7516 F40
    Sue Griffiths Finance Administrator 0116 223 2122 F40
    Charlotte McCormick Finance Administrator 0116 252 3927 F40
    Sunil Patel Finance Administrator 0116 223 1089 F40


    If you have a query regarding a specific department, please contact the Hub using the relevant email address:

    School of Chemistry -
    School of Engineering -
    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment -
    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment -
    School of Informatics -
    School of Maths -
    School of Physics –

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    Contact Details

    CSE Finance Hub

    Room F40

    Bennett Building

    University of Leicester


    LE1 7RH