Provost & Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Shearer West

Professor Shearer West

Professor Shearer West took up the role of Provost & Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Sheffield on 1 September 2015.

Working closely with the President & Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett, Professor West serves as a member of the University executive team and leads areas of strategic importance to the University in the region, nationally and internationally. She has responsibility for delivering a number of the University's key aims and priorities, working collaboratively with academic and professional colleagues and students to shape a strong future for the University and all those who benefit from its work.

Previously Head of the Humanities Division at the University of Oxford, Professor West is an art historian and the author and editor of nine books and many articles. She has also been Head of the School of Historical Studies at the University of Birmingham and was Director of Research at the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Administrative support

Helen Teasdale
Executive Assistant
Provost & Deputy Vice-Chancellor's Office

Telephone: 0114 222 1101

Helen provides full administrative support to the Provost & Deputy Vice-Chancellor and interfaces closely with the President & Vice-Chancellor's Office.