Meet the team

University Secretary's Office

Tony Strike

University Secretary

Director of Strategy and Governance

  • Advise and support the Chair of Council and the President and Vice-Chancellor
  • Secretary to Council and Senate
  • Advise and support Council, Senate, the University Executive and their respective committee
  • Maintaining and review University's regulatory framework
  • Strategic planning and risk management frameworks
  • Enable the use of KPIs and benchmarking for actionable insight
  • External horizon scanning, engagement and analysis
  • Key link with external sector bodies and agencies (including co-ordination of OfS annual visit)
  • Contribute to HE policy debate and co-ordinate consultaton repsonses
  • Change initiatives

Tel: 0114 2221211

Email: tony.strike@sheffield.ac.uk

Angela Davison

Executive Assistant to University Secretary and Director of Strategy and Governance

  • Executive Assistant to University Secretary and Director of Strategy and Governance

Tel: 0114 22 21215

Email: angela.davison@sheffield.ac.uk

Governance

Rebecca Barker

Governance Officer

  • Senate Nominations Committee
  • Administrative support for meetings (including maintenance of electronic files and minute books)
  • Maintenance of Governance and UEB web pages
  • Maintenance and oversight of UEB business cycle spreadsheet
  • Annual Review of Committee Memberships
  • University Calendar
  • Almanac

Tel: 0114 22 21741

Email: r.barker@sheffield.ac.uk

Matthew Borland

Senior Governance & Policy Officer

  • Senate
  • Senate Budget Committee
  • UEB
  • Council Newsletter
  • Strategic Advisory Group - Student Numbers and Fees
  • Keeping abreast of policy developments affecting higher education and producing the weekly Policy Briefing
  • Drafting briefings, reports, bids and consultation documents in response to emerging Government policy
  • Investigating national HE policy proposals, international developments and strategic projects to assess impacts on the University and wider HE context
  • Secretary to Risk Review Group

Tel: 0114 22 21201

Email: M.Borland@sheffield.ac.uk

Kathryn Clements

Governance Assistant

  • Assistance with the:
    o administrative support for meetings, including maintenance of electronic files and minute books
    o maintenance of Governance web pages
    o Annual Review of Committee Memberships
    o Almanac

Tel: 0114 22 21716

Email: Kathryn.Clements@sheffield.ac.uk

Sue Stephens

Head of Governance

  • Leading the Governance Team
  • UEB Secretary (including support to MMM and forward planning of UEB business and agendas with the VC and DVC)
  • Co-ordinate agenda for UEB/HoDs meetings
  • Officers' Informal Group (OIG), Council and Council Nominations Committee
  • University's regulatory framework (Charter, Statutes, Regulations, etc)
  • University Calendar
  • Almanac

Tel: 0114 22 21208

Email: S.M.Stephens@sheffield.ac.uk

David Swinn

Senior Governance & Policy Officer

  • Audit Committee
  • Finance Committee Minutes
  • UEB
  • USPS Trustee Board Minutes
  • University's Regulatory Framework/Calendar
  • Producing governance and policy briefings or presentations to inform bids, policy proposals and consultation responses
  • Co-ordinate provision of legal services and advice

Tel: 0114 22 21213

Email: D.Swinn@sheffield.ac.uk

Information Compliance, Records Management and Archives

Anne Cutler

Data Protection Officer/Freedom of Information

Tel: 0114 22 21117

Email: A.Cutler@sheffield.ac.uk

Bev Dobson

Clerical Officer - Records Management

Tel: 0114 22 21157

Email: B.A.Dobson@sheffield.ac.uk

Justine Martin

Records Management Assistant

Tel: 0114 22 23205

Email: Justine.Martin@sheffield.ac.uk

Matthew Zawadski

Records Manager/Archivist

Tel: 0114 22 21128

Email: M.Zawadzki@sheffield.ac.uk

Policy

Betty Anyika

Project Manager

  • Managing the Equivalent Qualifications Project
  • Working within the Policy and Projects Team to identify key policy findings from project development

Tel: 0114 22 21058

Email: b.anyika@sheffield.ac.uk

Amerjit Basi

Head of Policy & Projects

  • Leading the Policy and Projects Team
  • Co-ordination and provision of policy briefings
  • Keeping abreast of policy developments affecting higher education and leading on related policy, strategy and lobbying work
  • Co-ordination and preparation of responses to Government and other sector body consultations
  • Supporting the management of UEB strategic priorities and projects

Tel: 0114 22 21216

Email: a.basi@sheffield.ac.uk

Emma Broglia

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

  • Assisting the Raising Awareness, Raising Aspiration (RARA) project, which is a University of Sheffield led HEFCE Catalyst funded project
  • Evaluating the impact strategy for the RARA project and assisting on the evaluation strategies of related projects within the team
  • Assisting with the “Possible selves” project linked to the RARA project

Tel: 0114 22 21058

Email: e.l.broglia@sheffield.ac.uk

Samuel Dent

Project Manager

  • Managing the Credit Transfer and Student Mobility project
  • Managing the Raising Awareness, Raising Aspiration, a University of Sheffield led HEFCE Catalyst funded project
  • Working within the Policy and Projects Team to identify key policy findings from project development

Tel: 0114 22 1715

Email: S.Dent@sheffield.ac.uk

Laura Lane

Senior Policy Officer

  • Keeping abreast of policy developments affecting higher education and producing the Policy Briefing
  • Drafting briefings, reports, bids and consultation documents in response to emerging Government policy
  • Investigating national HE policy proposals, international developments and strategic projects to assess impacts on the University and wider HE context
  • Leading on the reporting of institutional and faculty Key Performance Indicators
  • Maintaining the Risk Register

Tel: 0114 22 21218

Email: L.Lane@sheffield.ac.uk

Jessica Nightingale

Policy Officer

  • Keeping abreast of policy developments affecting higher education and supporting impact assessments of external developments
  • Undertaking research across a range of strategic project streams
  • Preparing for political lobbying fora. Liaising with student groups where required
  • Working on specific projects, including the tracking of UEB priorities and actions
  • Managing the Empowering students to take an active role in the University community - combatting sexual violence, harassment & hate crime project, in collaboration with Student Support and Guidance

Tel: 0114 22 21219

Email: J.Nightingale@sheffield.ac.uk

Amy Sutherland-Jarvest

Project Manager

  • Managing the University of Sheffield’s participation in the Progression to, and success in PGT Study, for students from BAME and POLAR 1&2 backgrounds, a HEFCE Catalyst funded project led by the University of Leeds
  • Working within the Policy and Projects Team to identify key policy findings from project development

Tel: 0114 22 1206

Email: A.Sutherland-Jarvest@sheffield.ac.uk

Jackie Toyne

Project Manager

  • Managing the HEFCE Catalyst Alternative Pathways for Apprentices project
  • Secretary to the University’s Apprenticeship Training Provider Development Group
  • Supporting the Life Sciences for Health (LS4H) Project
  • Working within the Policy and Projects Team to identify key policy findings from project development

Tel: 0114 22 21060

Email: J.M.Toyne@sheffield.ac.uk

Technical Development and Modernisation

Jared Carnie

Administrative Assistant (Data Analyst)

  • Managing delivery of business services for the Technical Development and Modernisation Team
  • Technician Audit Administrator (development & maintenance)
  • Supporting external business development

Tel: 0114 22 29641

Email: J.Carnie@sheffield.ac.uk

Terry Croft

Director of Technical Development

  • Director of the TDM Project and National Centre (including leadership and strategic direction)
  • Key link to HEIs, sector bodies and related organisations for the National Centre and project implementation
  • Institutional lead for the Science Council “Technician Commitment” initiative
  • Institutional lead for the Gatsby “Technicians Make It Happen” initiative
  • External consultant for technical staff planning and organisation
  • Chair: HE Trailblazer Technician Standards Working Group

Tel: 0114 22 29770

email: T.Croft@sheffield.ac.uk

Elizabeth Gifford

Graduate Assistant

  • Implementing team communication strategy (all media forms)
  • Developing future communications and methods of communication to meet sector needs
  • Liaising with external communications and media teams to manage and deliver collaborative communications
  • Delivering events in line with the Technician Commitment

Tel: 0114 22 23638

Email: E.Gifford@sheffield.ac.uk

Chris Turgoose

Professional Staff Development Co-Ordinator

  • Manager of the HEFCE Catalyst National Technical Development & Modernisation Team
  • Developing new funding streams and services related to HE Technician Development & Modernisation activities
  • Working directly with HEIs to enable staff and service development through the application of the TDM toolkit
  • Support HEIs to achieve the Science Council’s Technician Commitment
  • Raising the profile of technicians and promoting Technician related activity
  • Sheffield Apprenticeship Project Group member
  • Deputy Chair: HE Trailblazer Technician Standards Working Group

Tel: 0114 22 29161

Email: C.Turgoose@sheffield.ac.uk

Maggie Vickers

Graduate Assistant - Office Co-ordinator

  • Co-ordinating office activities
  • PA to TDM Director
  • Support to team leaders

Tel: 0114 22 29773

Email: M.Vickers@sheffield.ac.uk