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Senior Management Team

Prof Francis Campbell francis-campbell


Prof John Charmley john-charmley

Pro Vice-Chancellor -
Academic Strategy

Rt Hon Ruth Kelly ruth-kelly-15

Pro Vice-Chancellor - 
Research and Enterprise

Prof John Brewer john-brewer-03

Pro Vice-Chancellor -
Global Engagement

John Unsworthphoto-unavailable

Chief Operating Officer

Jo Blunden jo-blunden-15

Senior Director of People

Simon Williams simon-williams-15

University Secretary

Academic Strategy Team

Prof Symeon Dagkas symeon-dagkas

Dean of Faculty -
Sport, Health and Applied Science

Prof Anna Lise Gordon ann-lise-gordon

Interim Director of ​Institute of Education

adam-longcroftDr Adam Longcroft

Dean of Learning and Teaching

jacob-phillipsDr Jacob Phillips

Head of ​Institute of Theology

Prof Karen Sanders karen-sanders

Interim Dean of Faculty -
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Global Engagement Team

joe-dochertyJoe Docherty OBE

Director of International

photo-unavailableRichard Prescott

Director of Communications, PR and Marketing

Research and Enterprise Team

Philip Boothphilip-booth

Director of Research and Public Engagement

julian-smythJulian Smyth

Director of Development

jenny-wilottJenny Willott

Director of Enterprise and Innovation


Head of Employability Services

Operating Team

Liz Bellphoto-unavailable

Director of Strategic Planning

Samuel Massiahphoto-unavailable

Chief Information Officer

Chris Pagetphoto-unavailable

Director of Estates and Campus Services

Ricahrd Solomonphoto-unavailable

Director of Finance

Support Team

Canon Peter Newby photo-unavailable


Gwen O'Leary gwen-oleary

Head of Human Resources

Donna Smith donna-harrison

Students' Union Chief Executive Officer

sue-whitamSue Whitham

Head of Student Services