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Other senior management

Deans and Directors of Faculties

This page outlines the role and responsibilities of the Deans and Directors of Faculties.

Roles and responsibilities of the Dean

The Dean is accountable to the Provost for strategic academic, operational, and financial performance in their areas.

Roles and responsibilities of the Directors of Faculties

The Directors are responsible for the developing of the institutes of profile in the public square and aligning the institutes with the sector. They advise the Dean of educational policy/changes in policy.

Roles and responsibilities of the Directors of Professional Services

The Directors are responsible for developing the strategic operational functioning and performance of the University.

Further information and bibliography 

Deans, Heads, and Directors

adam-longcroftProfessor Adam Longcroft
Dean of Centre for Teaching Excellence and Student Success (CTESS) 

leanneDr Leanne Griffiths
Dean of Faculty of Sport, Technology and Health Sciences (FSTHS) 

jacob-phillipsProfessor Jacob Phillips
Dean of Faculty of Education, Theology and the Arts (FETTA)

Professor Sara Spear
Dean of Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)

jamie-northProfessor Jamie North
Director of Research

philip booth1Professor Philip Booth
Director of Catholic Mission


Directors of Professional Services

Photo unavailableLiz Bell
Director of Strategic Planning


kevin bKevin Braim
Chief Information Officer



Timothy Emmett
Business Development Director


Chris PagetChris Paget
Director of Estates and Campus Services 


Simon Williamssimon williams
Director of Student Operations 

""Ben Williamson
Financial Controller

Jenny WillottJenny Willot
Director of Enterprise and Innovation

""Ruth Thompson
Director of HR

For more information, please see our management structure (PDF).