Pro-Chancellors were recruited in August 2021 and are a group of friends of the university who engage in a number of ways with university activities, most notably presiding over DMU graduation ceremonies.

Pro-Chancellors’ engagements and tenures are managed by the Executive Services Manager, Sally Finlinson, who can be contacted via

DMU Pro-Chancellors

Khudeja Amer-Shariff

Jiten Anand

Prof. Mandy Ashton OBE

Byron Dixon MBE

Jamal Jeffers

Lord Lieutenant Mike Kapur OBE

Dr Nik Kotecha OBE

Ian Mattioli

Eileen Richards MBE

Councillor Sarah Russell

Professor Dave Stevens

Professor David Wilson