Membership of the Council

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Constitution and Membership, 2022-23

Council membership comprises a majority of non-executive, lay members with a range of extensive experience and expertise in a variety of areas.

Remaining Council posts are taken by both executive and non-executive members of University staff and by students.

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Information for Council members


Ex-officio members

Martin Temple

Martin Temple

Chair and Pro-Chancellor

Membership of University Committees: Council (Chair); Council Finance Committee; Council Nominations Committee (Chair); Council Senior Remuneration Committee (Chair); Honorary Degrees Committee.

Appointed until 2027

Claire Brownlie

Claire Brownlie

Pro-Chancellor

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Audit and Risk Assurance Committee; Council Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee; Council Nominations Committee; Council Senior Remuneration Committee; Honorary Degrees Committee; Senate Nominations Committee.

Appointed until 2025

Adrian Stone

Pro-Chancellor

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (Chair); Council Nominations Committee; Council Senior Remuneration Committee; Honorary Degrees Committee.

Appointed until 2027

Rob Memmott

Rob Memmott

Treasurer

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Finance Committee (Chair); Council Nominations Committee; Council Senior Remuneration Committee; Honorary Degrees Committee; Investment Group (Chair); PFISC.

Appointed until 2026

Professor Koen Lamberts - President & Vice-Chancellor

Professor Koen Lamberts

President and Vice-Chancellor

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Finance Committee; Council Nominations Committee; Military Education Committee; Senate (Chair); Senate Education Committee; Senate Nominations Committee; Senate Research and Innovation Committee; UEB Capital Pipeline Prioritisation Group; UEB Health and Safety Committee; UEB International Steering Group (Chair); University Executive Board (Chair).


Persons appointed by the Council

David Bagley in Firth Court

David Bagley

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Finance Committee; Investment Group.

Appointed until 2024

Adrian Belton

Adrian Belton

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.

Appointed to 2023

Dr Brian Gilvary

Dr Brian Gilvary

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Finance Committee.

Appointed until 2024

Alison Kay

Alison Kay

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.

Appointed until 2024

Phil Rodrigo

Philip Rodrigo

Senior Independent Governor

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Senior Remuneration Committee; Military Education Committee.

Appointed until 2023

 

Tony Wray

Tony Wray

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.

Appointed to 2023

Vacancy


Senior academic officers

Professor Sue Hartley

Professor Sue Hartley OBE

Vice-President for Research

Membership of University Committees: Capital Research Assets Group (Chair); Council; Honorary Degrees Committee; Senate; Senate Research and Innovation Committee (Chair); Senate University Research Ethics Committee; UEB Estates and Capital Sub-Group; UEB International Steering Group; UEB IT Sub-Group; UEB Risk Review Group; UEB Sustainability Steering Group (Chair); University Early Career Researcher Committee; University Executive Board; University Postgraduate Research Committee.

Appointed until 2023

Professor Gill Valentine

Professor Gill Valentine

Provost & Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (in attendance); Council Finance Committee; Council Nominations Committee; Honorary Degrees Committee (Chair); Senate; Senate Education Committee; Senate Nominations Committee (Chair); UEB Capital Pipeline Prioritisation Group; UEB Estates and Capital Sub-Group (Chair); UEB Health and Safety Committee; UEB International Steering Group; UEB One University Mental Health Strategy Group (Chair); UEB Risk Review Group (Chair); UEB Sexual Violence and Harassment Steering Group (Chair); UEB Strategic Advisory Group - Student Recruitment and Population (Chair); University Executive Board.

Appointed until 2023

Professor Mary Vincent

Professor Mary Vincent

Vice-President for Education

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee; Honorary Degrees Committee; Senate; Senate Education Committee (Chair); UEB Estates and Capital Sub-Group; UEB International Steering Group; UEB IT Sub-Group; UEB Risk Review Group; UEB Strategic Advisory Group – Student Recruitment and Population; UEB Sub-Group – Student Accommodation; University Executive Board.

Appointed until 2023


Members of the Senate elected by the Senate

Professor Graham Gee

Professor Graham Gee

Membership of University Committees: Access and Participation Strategy Group; Apprenticeship Education Oversight Group; Council; Council Equality Diversity and Inclusion Committee (Chair); Senate; Senate Academic Assurance Committee (Chair); Senate Education Committee; Student Skills and Employability Group.

Elected until 2024

Professor Janine Kirby

Professor Janine Kirby

Membership of University Committees: Council; Senate.

Elected until 2023

Dr Willy Kitchen

Dr Willy Kitchen

Membership of University Committees: Access and Participation Strategy Group; Council; Extra-Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee (Chair); Senate; Senate Education Committee.

Elected until 2025


The President of the Students' Union

Liam Hand

Liam Hand

Membership of University Committees: Council; Council Finance Committee; Senate; University Early Career Researcher Committee.


One member elected by and from the Professional Staff in Grades 1 to 7

Gemma Greenup

Gemma Greenup

Membership of University Committees: Council.

Elected until 2024


Secretary to the Council

Jeannette Strachan

Jeannette Strachan

Interim University Secretary

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