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Senior Management Team

David Hartnettdave-hartnett

Interim Vice-Chancellor

Prof John Charmley Prof John Charmley

Pro Vice-Chancellor -
Academic Strategy

Rt Hon Ruth Kelly Ruth Kelly

Pro Vice-Chancellor - 
Research and Enterprise

Photo unavailablePaul Bridge

Pro Vice-Chancellor -
Global Engagement

andrew-boggsAndrew Boggs

University Secretary and Director of Government Relations

Jo Blunden Jo Blunden

Chief Operating Officer

Richard SolomanRichard Solomon

Chief Financial Officer

Academic Strategy Team

Prof Symeon Dagkas Symeon Dagkas

Dean of Faculty -
Sport, Health and Applied Science

Prof Anna Lise Gordon Anna-Lise Gordon

Director of ​Institute of Education

Dr Adam LongcroftDr Adam Longcroft

Dean of Learning and Teaching

Dr Jacob PhillipsDr Jacob Phillips

Head of ​Institute of Theology

Prof Philip BoothProf Philip Booth

Dean of Faculty -
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Global Engagement Team

Photo unavailableSarah Gibb

Head of admissions

Photo unavailableRichard Prescott

Director of Communications, PR and Marketing

Research and Enterprise Team

Julian SmythJulian Smyth

Director of Development

Jenny WilottJenny Willott

Director of Enterprise and Innovation

Yasmina Mallam-HassamPhoto unavailable

Head of Employability Services

Operating Team 

Chris PagetChris Paget

Director of Estates and Campus Services

Sammy MassiahSamuel Massiah

Chief Information Officer

simon-williams-15Simon Williams

Director of Student Operations

Photo unavailableCanon Peter Newby


Sue WhitamSue Whitham

Head of Student Services


Photo unavailableMartin Hoyle

Head of Registry Services

Photo unavailableCatherine Redding

Students' Union CEO

Governance team

Photo unavailableAndrew Browning

Clerk to the Board of Governors & Legal Counsel

Photo unavailable Liz Bell

Director of Strategic Planning