Meet the team

University Secretary's Office

Tony Strike

University Secretary

  • Advise and support the Chair of Council and the President and Vice-Chancellor
  • Secretary to the Council and Senate
  • Advise and support Council, Senate, the University Executive and their respective committees
  • Maintain and review the University's regulatory framework and governing instruments
  • Ensure compliance with the OfS public interest governance principles and CUC Code of Governance
  • Co-ordinate the provision of Legal Services
  • Co-ordinate communications to and from the Office for Students as the principal regulator
  • Support the Ethics and Risk management frameworks
  • Ensure Information Governance and compliance with data protection (GDPR) and freedom of information requirements
  • Enable the use of KPIs and benchmarking by Council for report and accountability
  • External policy horizon scanning, engagement and analysis
  • Co-ordinate institutional responses to sector consultations
  • Key link with external sector bodies and agencies

Tel: 0114 22 21211

Email: tony.strike@sheffield.ac.uk

Angela Davison

Executive Assistant to University Secretary

  • Executive Assistant to University Secretary

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

Vacancy

Head of Governance

  • Leading the Governance Team
  • UEB Secretary (including support to and forward planning of UEB business and agendas with the VC and DVC)
  • 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:

David Swinn

Interim Head of Governance

  • 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

Tom Carrington

Assistant Data Protection Officer

  • Implementation of General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018
  • Processing Subject Access Requests and Freedom of Information Requests
  • Advice, guidance and training on GDPR, DPA and FOI
  • Working alongside University Information Champions

Tel: 0114 222 1058

Email: T.Carrington@sheffield.ac.uk

Anne Cutler

Data Protection Officer/Freedom of Information

  • University Data Protection Officer
  • Advice and guidance on interpretation and implementation of the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation
  • University compliance with the DP Act and GDPR
  • Training on Data Protection and Confidentiality
  • Compliance with the Freedom of Information Act, including responding to FOI requests on behalf of the University

Tel: 0114 22 21117

Email: A.Cutler@sheffield.ac.uk

Bev Dobson

Clerical Officer - Records Management

  • Operational responsibility for University records centre
  • Undertakes transfers of records from departments, disposal of records and retrieval of records
  • Provision of guidance and advice to departments on records and record keeping
  • Assistance with archive activities

Tel: 0114 22 21157

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

Justine Martin

Records Management Assistant

  • Assistance with operational activities of University records centre

Tel: 0114 22 23205

Email: Justine.Martin@sheffield.ac.uk

Matthew Zawadski

Records Manager/Archivist

  • Records Management. Strategy and policy development and interpretation; provision of guidance and advice. Oversee University records centre activities
  • University archivist. Strategy and policy development. Management of University archive. Provide access to archives and responses to historical enquiries
  • Assistance with Data Protection and FoI compliance activities

Tel: 0114 22 21128

Email: M.Zawadzki@sheffield.ac.uk

Policy

Moaed Al Meselmani

International Project Officer

  • Project and bid development work
  • Assisting the Equivalent Qualifications Project
  • Managing Zaatari Camp Project
  • Expert advice on hydroponics

Tel: 0114 22 21712

Email: m.almeselmani@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

Nick Button

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

Tel: 0114 22 21219

Email: N.H.Button@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 21715

Email: S.Dent@sheffield.ac.uk

Jennifer Knapp-wood

Senior Policy Officer

  • Keeping abreast of policy developments affecting higher education and producing the Policy Briefing
  • Lead on supporting University assessment of performance through corporate-level Key Performance Indicators
  • Lead on facilitation of high-level institutional risk management processes in the University
  • 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

Tel: 0114 22 21218

Email: j.knapp-wood@sheffield.ac.uk

Sarah Martin

RARA Coordinator

  • Responsible for the smooth running of the RARA project
  • Support the co-ordination of the initiatives website and communication strategy.
  • Support for event management and co-ordination of the dissemination strategy
  • Provide support for the evaluation strategy within national project
  • Engage with and support key project stakeholders

Tel: 0114 22 21210

Email: S.R.Martin@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
  • Managing the Equivalent Qualifications Project
  • Working within the Policy and Projects Team to identify key policy findings from project development

Tel: 0114 22 21206

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

National Technician Development Centre

Jared Carnie

Operations Manager / Skills Audit Officer

  • Managing delivery of business services for the NTDC Team
  • Technician Audit Administrator (development & maintenance)
  • Supporting external business development

Tel: 0114 22 29641

Email: J.Carnie@sheffield.ac.uk

Terry Croft

Director of National Technician Development Centre

  • Director of the 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

Marketing Communications and Events Officer

  • 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

Centre Manager / Business Development

  • Manager of the NTDC 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

Centre Administrator / Data Systems and Management Support Officer

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

Tel: 0114 22 29773

Email: M.Vickers@sheffield.ac.uk