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Professional Services

Professional Services helps deliver the University's strategy. We provide support to:

  • faculties and departments, and services directly to students, alumni and staff
  • other stakeholders of the University, including the local and regional community
  • our wide range of partners, friends and supporters.

Our services and leadership team


Chief Operating Officer – Andy Dodman

Human Resources – Tracy Wray

Corporate Communications – Tracy Wray and Ruth Arnold

Development, Alumni Relations and Events – Miles Stevenson

Global Engagement – Malcolm

Partnerships and Regional Engagement – Sarah Want

Director of Health and Safety – Tom Fleming

Director of Sport and Physical Activity – Andrew Cox


Director of Academic Services – Rob Sykes

Estates and Facilities Management (EFM) and IT – Keith Lilley*

The University Library – Anne Horn*

Research Services – Deborah
McClean (Director)

Planning and Insight - Rhiannon Birch

Student Recruitment and
– James Busson and Liz Carlile (Interim Co-Directors)

Student Support Services – Susan Bridgeford

Academic Programmes and Student Engagement – Michelle Nolan

English Language Teaching Centre – Richard Simpson

*reports directly to the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

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