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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees, as the governing body of the University, exercises guardianship over its assets and resources, ensuring their effective management, control and use in support of its mission.

In line with the Committee of University Chairs’ Higher Education Code of Governance, the Board of Trustees has agreed on a Statement of Primary Responsibilities.

They should be read in conjunction with Statute 10 and Ordinance 1 which set out in detail the Board’s functions.

The Vice-Chancellor is the principal officer of the University, responsible to the Board of Trustees for the organisation and conduct of the business of the University. They are supported by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

The Board of Trustees is made up of 18 members.


Independent members:

Sir Richard Dearlove

Rosalyn Wilton

Andrew Halper

Andrew Ratcliffe

Craig Hassall

Christopher Rossbach

Jane Andrewartha

Kavita Reddi

Kieran Murphy

Patrick Dunne

Pawan Dhir


Ex officio members:

Professor Wendy Thomson

Professor David Latchman


Heads of Federation members:

Professor Colin Bailey

Professor Frances Corner

Josette Bushell-Mingo

Dr Michael Spence


Student member:

Ilsa Tariq