Vice-Chancellor's Office

The Vice-Chancellor’s Office is part of the Strategy and Governance Directorate which brings together Governance, Business Resilience and high-level administrative, policy, and strategic support services for members of the Directorate and the Board of Governors. This includes strategy development, risk management, business continuity planning, major incident response and freedom of information.

Chief of Staff and Clerk to the Board of Governors/Head of Policy and Strategy – Dr Jodie Anstee.

Contacts and responsibilities

Business Resilience

Head of Business Resilience – Mark Webster

Responsible for developing and maintaining the University’s risk management framework, business continuity planning and major incident response. Providing support for Faculties and Professional Services to identify, assess and manage risk and the limit disruption in the event of an incident.

Governance

Head of Governance/Deputy Clerk to the Board of Governors – Chris Gledhill
Governance and Freedom of Information Officer – Joanna Wallis
Governance Officer – Helene Scott 

Responsible for the maintenance and development of the University’s corporate governance framework. This includes ensuring regulatory and legislative requirements placed upon the University’s Governance structure are fulfilled.

Responsible for freedom of information.

Vice-Chancellor's office

Head of Vice-Chancellor's Office – Holly Davies

Members of the Directorate supported through the Vice-Chancellor’s Office:

  • Vice-Chancellor, President and Chief Executive Officer – Professor Steven West
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost – Professor Amanda Coffey
  • Registrar and Pro Vice-Chancellor: Student Experience – Jo Midgley
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor: Research and Business – Professor Martin Boddy