Meet the Technical Service Team

Martin Leedham in the print workshop.
Technical Instructor - Print

Martin Leedham is the Technical Instructor in Print within the School of Art. Martin has over twenty years experience of working in education and has been at the University of Derby since 2010. Martin is passionate about print / printmaking and helping students gain print skills. 

Hazel Milwain at our Chandos Pole site.
Technical Advisor - Fashion & Textiles

Hazel Milwain is a technical advisor for the Fashion Programmes. 

Crispin Owen stood on the balcony in Markeaton Street.
University Technical Manager

Crispin Owen is a Technical Manager with responsibility for the strategic development, operation and management of high-quality and complex technical resources and support services across the College of Arts, Humanities and Education, College of Science and Engineering, and the Institute of Innovation in Sustainable Engineering.

Katie Smith in the arts facilities.
Technical Advisor

As a Technical Advisor within Arts, Humanities & Education, Katie provides technical advice and support to students and staff for digital design and printing. With extensive industry experience as a professional graphic designer, she offers real-world advice and best practice in the area of digital design and technology.

Technical Team Leader for the School of Built and Natural Environment

Graham is a Technical Team Leader. One of his main roles is to facilitate specialist support across the College of Science and Engineering. 

Technician in Clinical Skills and Simulation

Dan works for the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care, specialising in the production of training videos, interactive content and immersive learning experiences.

Craig Tiltey working in the Darkrooms and Photography Areas
Photography Media Technician

Craig currently works as the Media Photography Technician, maintaining and running the different photography areas. This includes the darkrooms, film processing areas and photography studios. He also works in the Media Loan Hub helping with the photography equipment.

Charly Yates in the textile design studio.
Technical Advisor in Knitted and Woven Textiles

Charly is a technical advisor in knitted and woven textile design. Within her role, she supports our textiles programmes in demonstrating and instructing students how to use our equipment and facilities.