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 Registrar (Academic)/Secretary to the Board of Governors
  • The Chief Transformation Officer
  • The Chief Finance and Resources Officer
  • The Pro Vice-Chancellors (Education and Research)
  • The Four Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor/Deans
  • The Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

See Terms of Reference.

University Leadership Board membership:

Professor Katie Normington, Vice-Chancellor

Professor Richard Greene, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Nikki Pierce, Registrar (Academic) and Secretary to the Board of Governors

Dr Peter Cross, Chief Finance and Resources Officer

Tracey Jessup, Chief Transformation Officer

Professor Susan Orr, Pro Vice-Chancellor Education

Ms Helen Donnellan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Business and Regional Engagement

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

Mr Simon Bradbury, Pro Vice-Chancellor International

Jill Cowley, Interim Dean of Arts, Design and Humanities

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

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

Melanie Fowler, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications