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Executive Group


Members of the Executive Group (EG) have both policy and management responsibilities in the University.

Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow

The Vice-Chancellor is the principal academic and administrative officer of the University. She is assisted by the Executive Group and their staff in the day-to-day management of the University.


Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
David Nightingale

Responsibilities include learning and teaching, the academic faculties and schools and academic administration.


Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Denise Everitt

Responsibilities include Commercial Services, legal services, Value for Money and Internal Audit.


Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Keith Mander

Responsibilities include Estates, Personnel, alumni, fundraising, events and arts policy.


Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Professor John Baldock

Responsibility for Research, Innovation and Enterprise, including the Graduate School


Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External)
Professor Alex Hughes

Responsibilities include Internationalisation, Student Experience, Information Services, Student Services and the Centre for European and World Languages (CEWL)


Secretary of the Council
Keith Lampard

Responsibilities include ensuring good University governance, in accordance with the University’s constitution, compliance with external requirements and the promotion of best governance practice



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Last Updated: 19/03/2014