New Registrar and Secretary confirmed

The University of Leicester is pleased to confirm Geoff Green to the post of Registrar and Secretary.

His appointment was approved by the University’s Council following a formal recruitment process, and after undertaking the role on an interim basis since 1 February 2020.

The Registrar and Secretary is head of the University’s academic administration, including research and enterprise, education, library, student services and strategic planning.

He has overall responsibility for the University’s partnership with the Students’ Union and is also secretary to both University Council and University Senate, responsible for the overall governance of the University.

Geoff joined the University in 2009 as Director of Administration in the College of Science & Engineering, before moving on to the roles of Director of Student Systems, Director of Policy, Planning & Change, and then Academic Registrar in 2015.

Prior to this, he worked for nearly 10 years at The Open University in a range of roles at school and university level, including a secondment to the University of Oxford. He started his career in further education, supporting adult education courses.

Professor Nishan Canagarajah, President and Vice-Chancellor at the University of Leicester, said:

“I am delighted to see Geoff appointed as Registrar and Secretary after filling the role on an interim basis during an exceptionally challenging year for higher education.

“He is able to bring substantial experience to this role and shares our passion for delivering an exceptional student experience and world-leading research.”

Geoff Green’s formal appointment to the post will commence on Monday, 1 February 2021.