Executive Office

Principal Officers

The principal officers assist with the governance or management of the University.

The Visitor to the University is the Queen. The remaining principal officers, listed below, comprise both members of the University staff and non-University officers appointed by the University's statutory bodies.


Chancellor - Imtiaz Dharker

Chair of Council and Pro-Chancellor - Mr Paul Walker

Vice-Chancellor and President - Professor Chris Day

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost - Professor Julie Sanders

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Global - Professor Richard Davies

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Education - Professor Tom Ward

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research Strategy and Resources - Professor Brian Walker

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Engagement and Place - Professor Jane Robinson

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Humanities and Social Sciences - Professor Nigel Harkness

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Medical Sciences - Professor David Burn

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Science, Agriculture and Engineering - Professor Stephanie Glendinning

Registrar - Dr John Hogan

Honorary Treasurer - Mr Stephen Lightley

Executive Director of Finance - Mr Richard Dale

Executive Director of People Services - Mrs Adrienne McFarland

Executive Director of Academic Affairs - Dr Colin Campbell

Executive Director of External Relations - Mr Justin Cole