Court Membership

Such Principal Officers of the University as the Court may from time to time determine:

The Chancellor -Sir Liam Donaldson (Chair)

The Chair of Council & Pro-Chancellor - Mr Mark I'Anson (2017)

The Vice-Chancellor - Professor Chris Brink

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Professor Ella Ritchie (2014)

The Pro-Vice-Chancellors under Statute 12

The Deputy Chair of Council - Mrs Jacqui Henderson (2017)

The Treasurer - Mr Stephen Lightley (2016)

The Chair of Convocation - Mr Antony Jones (2019)

One Sabbatical Officer of the Students' Union elected annually by the Students' Union

Mr Calum MacKenzie, President

Seven members of University staff appointed by the Academic Board

Together with such other co-opted members, not being fewer than thirty nor more than forty, as the Court shall from time to time determine

Councillor Joe Carlebach (2014) The Rt Rev the Lord Bishop of Newcastle (2015)
Mr Alan Clarke (2015) Ms Chi Onwurah (2015)
Sir Michael Darrington (2016) Mr Jonathan Parkinson (2015)
Mr Andrew Davison (2016) Councillor Sue Pearson (2016)
Mr Colin Fitzpatrick (2016) Ms Kate Priestley (2016)
Councillor Nick Forbes (2014) Baroness Quin (2014)
Mr Daniel Goldman (2016) Mr Mark Scrimshaw (2014)
Ms Teresa Graham (2016) Mr Bruce Shepherd (2016)
Mrs Olivia Grant (2014) Mr Nitin Shukla (2016)
Ms Fiona Hall (2015) Mr Greg Smith (2014)
Councillor Mick Henry (2016) Mr Michael Stephenson (2016)
Mr Peter Johnson (2016) Ms Hannah Underwood (2016)
Dr Mike Laker (2016) Mr Rob Williamson (2016)
Professor Patrick Lavery (2015) Ms Angela Woodburn (2015)
Mr Richard Maudslay (2016) Ms Vicky Wright (2015)
Mr Hector MacDonald (2016)  
Ms Claire Morgan (2015)  

Honorary Life Members:

Sir Peter Carr
Dr Robert Hawley
Mr Jack Jeffery
Lord Judd
Miss Florence Kirkby
Sir George Russell
Sir Nigel Sherlock
Lord Walton of Detchant