Anna, Susan and Oonagh

“The Margaret Beaufort Institute encompasses three of the things closest to my heart: the Catholic Church, education and women. I firmly believe that the work of the Gospel, like the work of politics or law, needs more than goodwill.”

Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC

Support staff

Mel Kanellas (BSc), Bursar
Before taking up the post of bursar at the Institute, Mel was an audit manager with a local firm of chartered accountants. He studied economics at the University of East Anglia and afterwards trained as an accountant. He came to Cambridge from Cyprus in the early 1970s.

Mel Kanellas (BSc), Bursar

Lynda Turner, House Manager
Lynda leads a small domestic team and is responsible for the smooth running of the building, including residency, room bookings and accommodation. She has been a member of staff since 2002.

Lynda Turner, House Manager

Ela Wolbek (MA), Administrator
Ela is responsible for all aspects of administration, and IT hardware and software support. She joined the Institute in 2002. Previously she had an administrative role at the Cambridge Music Agency. A graduate of the Sound Recording Faculty at Chopin’s Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland, Ela moved to England some twenty years ago.

Ela Wolbek (MA), Administrator