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University Leadership Board

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

The University Leadership Board is chaired by Vice-Chancellor Professor Katie Normington and is comprised of:

  • The Vice-Chancellor
  • The Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • The Interim Registrar (Academic)/Clerk to the Board of Governors
  • The Chief Finance and Resources Officer
  • The Pro Vice-Chancellors (Education and Research)
  • The Four Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor/Deans
  • The Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • The Executive Director of Student and Academic Services
  • The Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • The Executive Director of People and Organisational Development

University Leadership Board membership:

Professor Katie Normington, Vice-Chancellor

Professor Andy Collop, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Ms Lynn Robinson, Interim Registrar (Academic)/Clerk to the Board of Governors

Dr Peter Cross, Chief Finance and Resources Officer

Pro Vice-Chancellor Education – currently vacant (enquiries to Professor Andy Collop)

Professor David Mba, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)

Dr Simon Oldroyd, Pro Vice-Chancellor Sustainability and Dean of Health and Life Sciences

Mr Simon Bradbury, Pro vice-Chancellor International and Dean of Arts, Design and Humanities

Professor Heather McLaughlin, Pro Vice-Chancellor Academic Staff Development and Dean of Business and Law

Professor Shushma Patel, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience and Dean of Computing, Engineering and Media

Mrs Kaushika Patel, Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Mrs Joanne Cooke, Executive Director of Student and Academic Services

Mrs Melanie Fowler, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Mrs Janine Brennan, Executive Director of People and Organisational Development