Vice-Chancellor's Chief of Staff
Simon Ambrose has worked at De Montfort University (DMU) since 2003 in a number of roles. He was appointed Vice-Chancellor’s Chief of Staff in October 2014, having previously worked as Executive Officer to the Vice-Chancellor since February 2011.
Simon is responsible for providing broad executive and strategic support to the Vice-Chancellor and is the senior point of contact within the Vice-Chancellor’s office. He is also responsible for the Executive Services team based in Trinity House, which includes the office of the Clerk to the Board of Governors, the Executive Board Secretariat and a number of related administrative and governance support functions.
Simon graduated in Law and European Study (French) from the University of Exeter and began his career in higher education at the University of Leicester; working as a personal assistant in the vice-chancellor’s office.
In 2008, he was awarded an MBA through DMU’s part-time executive programme.