Executive and Governance Office

Membership of Council 2023-24

Chair - Paul Walker (2024)
Vice-Chair - Pat Ritchie CBE (2026)

Ex officio members

The Vice-Chancellor and President - Professor Chris Day
Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Professor Brian Walker
Treasurer - Angela Russell (2024)

Appointed Members

Members appointed by and from Senate (2 professorial, 1 non-professorial)

Professor Rhiannon Mason (2026)

One member elected by and from the Academic staff of the University

Dr Jan Deckers (2024)

One member elected by and from the Professional Services staff of the University

Jo Geary (2024)

Members appointed by Council (10 to 13 lay)

Professor Derek Bell OBE (2026)
David Bird (2024)
Tom Caulker (2025)
Linda Conlon MBE DL (2024)
Alex Lamb (2025)
Bill MacLeod (2025)
Claire Morgan (2024)
Dianne Nelmes (2024)
Marta Phillips OBE CA (2024)
Mags Scott (2025)
Nitin Shukla (2025)
Angela Woodburn (2024)

Two student members elected by the Students' Union

Shah Yaseen Ali
Lulu Chen 

Role of Council Members

Register of Interests