Rob Sykes

Chief Operating Officer

Rob Sykes, Chief Operating Officer

Rob provides strategic and operational leadership to a broad range of services, ensuring alignment with the delivery of the University's strategic ambitions, including: Student and Academic Services; Research, Partnerships and Innovation; IT Services; Estates and Facilities Management; Strategic Planning and Change; Corporate Communications; Student Recruitment, Marketing and Admissions; Global Engagement; Library Services; Campaign and Alumni Relations; and Faculty Operations.

He is a member of the University Executive Board, the University's Senate and attends the University Council, our governing body. Externally he is a member of the Association of Heads of University Administration (AHUA) and of the Russell Group Registrars network.