Executive Board

The Executive Board plays a crucial role in developing and implementing the university’s strategy and plans.

The Executive Board is chaired by Interim Vice-Chancellor Professor Andy Collop and is comprised of:

  • The Interim Vice-Chancellor
  • Four Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor/Deans
  • The Pro Vice-Chancellors (Academic; Enterprise; and Research)
  • The Chief Operating Officer
  • The Associate Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Student and Academic Services
  • The Associate Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • The Vice-Chancellor’s Chief of Staff
  • The Chief Finance Officer
  • The Executive Director of People and Organisational Development

Executive Board membership:

Professor Andy Collop, Interim Vice-Chancellor

Dr Simon Oldroyd, Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Mr Simon Bradbury, Pro Vice-Chancellor/Dean of Arts, Design and Humanities

Mrs Beverly Vickerstaff, Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor/Dean of Business and Law and Principal, Leicester Castle Business School

Professor David Mba, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise)/Dean of Computing, Engineering and Media

Mrs Kaushika Patel, Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor/Dean of Health and Life Sciences

Professor Jackie Labbe, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Professor Rusi Jaspal, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Mr Ben Browne, Chief Operating Officer

Dr Peter Cross, Chief Finance Officer

Mrs Joanne Cooke, Associate Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Student and Academic Services

Mrs Melanie Fowler, Associate Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Mrs Jennifer Penfold, Interim Executive Director of People and Organisational Development

Mr Simon Ambrose, Vice-Chancellor's Chief of Staff

 
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