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The Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is responsible for defining and upholding the overall character and mission of the university and the effective and efficient use of its resources.

There are 16 members, appointed in accordance with the Instrument of Government. Members are comprised of eminent external individuals of national standing, members of university staff and the Vice-Chancellor who is also an ex-officio member of the board.

The Chair of the Board of Governors has a specific role in leading the Board and ensuring that it operates effectively.

The Board of Governors appoints a clerk to act as secretary to the board. The Clerk to the Board of Governors has a key role to play in the operation and conduct of the board.

The current members of the board are:

Ian Blatchford Mr Ian Blatchford (Chairman)
Dominic Shellard Professor Dominic Shellard (ex-officio)
Mike Kapur Mr Mike Kapur (Vice-Chairman)
Ms Ann Ewing Ms Ann Ewing
Ms Suzanne Overton-Edwards Ms Suzanne Overton-Edwards
Marcia Saunders Ms Marcia Saunders
Tony Stockdale Mr Tony Stockdale
Alan Charlton Mr Alan Charlton
Mr Oliver Mishcon Mr Oliver Mishcon
Ms Hilary Carty Ms Hilary Carty
Dr Vijay Patel Dr Vijay Patel
Ms Sally Bowie Ms Sally Bowie
Dr Stephen Handsley Dr Stephen Handsley
Dr Hilary Cass Dr Hilary Cass
Mr Simon Capper Mr Simon Capper
Dan Winney Dan Winney




Any queries relating to the Board of Governors should be directed to

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