The University Executive Board

The University Executive Board (UEB) is responsible for advising the University Leadership Team (ULT) on key issues, challenges and opportunities. The Board makes sure that decisions are informed by departmental and professional service area perspectives, providing a coherent distributed leadership team to support effective delivery of the University strategic plan.

UEB members

President and Vice-Chancellor
Professor Paul Boyle

Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Professor Edmund Burke

Registrar and Chief Operating Officer
Dave Hall

Pro-Vice-Chancellors
Professor Jon Scott (Student Experience)
Professor Iain Gillespie (Research and Enterprise)

Pro-Vice-Chancellors and Heads of College
Professor Paul Monks (Head of the College of Science and Engineering)
Professor Henrietta O'Connor (Head of the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities)
Professor Philip Baker (Head of the College of Life Sciences)

Director of Finance
Martyn Riddleston

Academic Registrar
Geoff Green

Director of HR
Kate Bradley

Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer
Kerry Law

Director of Estates
Brita Sread

Director of IT
Liz Bailey

Director of Strategy, Marketing and Communications
Georgina Kelly

Doctoral College Director
Professor David Lambert

President Students’ Union
Amy Moran

University Librarian
Caroline Taylor

Director of Research and Enterprise
Grant Bourhill

College Directors of Operations

  • Rebecca Draper (College of Life Sciences)
  • Ruth Daly (College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities)
  • Penny Jackson (College of Science and Engineering)

Heads of Departments
Current list

Academic Directors and Deans of Research

  • Professor Andrew Fry (Dean of Research, College of Life Sciences)
  • Dr Bob Norman (Academic Director, College of Life Sciences)
  • Professor Lisanne Gibson (Dean of Research, College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities)
  • Dr Roger Dickinson (Academic Director, College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities)
  • Professor Mark Purnell (Dean of Research, College of Science and Engineering)
  • TBC (Academic Director, College of Science and Engineering)