Professor John Derrick

Vice-President and Head of Faculty of Science

John Derrick

Professor John Derrick has been appointed as Vice-President and Head of the Faculty of Science with effect from 1 June 2019. Professor Derrick was previously in this role on an interim basis.

John graduated with a degree in Mathematics from the University of Nottingham, before taking his DPhil in Oxford. From 1990 to 2005 he worked at the University of Kent at Canterbury then moved to Sheffield in 2005. He was Head of Department in Computer Science between 2009 and 2015. In 2015 he was appointed to the post of Deputy PVC for Research and Innovation. John joined the Faculty of Science towards the end of 2017.