President & Vice-Chancellor's Office

Office support

Dawn Stewart
Executive Assistant

Email: d.stewart@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: 0114 22 21007

Dawn provides executive support to the President & Vice-Chancellor and co-ordinates high profile visits and events, with a focus on external partners. She is responsible for organising all overseas visits and travel arrangements for the President and Vice-Chancellor and the Director of Strategic Projects and Public Affairs. Dawn has responsibility for the overall co-ordination of support in the President and Vice-Chancellor's Office.

Rachel Frith (on maternity leave until Sept 2018)
Personal Assistant
In the interim please contact:
Carol McNaughton (maternity cover)

E-mail: c.mcnaughton@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: 0114 222 1000

Responsible for the management of the President and Vice-Chancellor's diary, arranging meetings and organising travel within the UK as well as supporting the Head of Strategic Projects and Public Affairs.

VCO Support Assistant (position currently open)

Responsible for managing all finances in the President and Vice-Chancellor's office. Responsible for meeting & greeting visitors and performing a range of administrative duties for the President and Vice-Chancellor's office, in addition, providing administrative support for seconded staff.

Strategic projects and policy

The President and Vice-Chancellor is supported in executive business by the Director of Strategic Projects and Public Affairs.

In addition, the President and Vice-Chancellor's office includes senior advisory or seconded staff from within the University or partner organisations who are working with the President and Vice-Chancellor on priority projects for a fixed period.

Ruth Arnold
Director of Strategic Projects and Public Affairs

Email: r.arnold@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: 0114 22 21000

Ruth supports the President and Vice-Chancellor on strategic priorities, public affairs and communications, with a particular focus on work with external partners in the UK and overseas.

Dr Josh Forstenzer
President & Vice-Chancellor's Fellow – Public Benefit of Universities

Email: J.I.Forstenzer@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: 0114 22 21009

Abdi-Aziz Suleiman
Research Assistant

Email: abdi.suleiman@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: 0114 2221009