The Vice-Chancellor is the most senior academic and administrative officer of the University, responsible for strategic direction and leadership.
The Vice-Chancellor is supported by a Personal Assistant, responsible for diary management and monitoring the budget of the office, as well as a Director of Communications, who leads the Strategy Team, Communications Team and Web & Digital Engagement Team.
The Vice-Chancellor’s direct reports include the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost, two Pro Vice-Chancellors (one of whom is also Director of Finance) and the Registrar & University Secretary.
These individuals, with the Vice-Chancellor, comprise the University’s Financial Strategy Group.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor is supported by a team of Deputy Provosts.
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Paul O'Prey
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and ProvostProfessor Lynn Dobbs
Deputy ProvostProfessor Claire Ozanne
Deputy ProvostDr Stephen Driver
Deputy Provost Academic DevelopmentProfessor Julie Hall
Deputy Provost and Director of Graduate SchoolAnn MacLarnon
Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor & Deputy Vice-ChancellorHarriet Hinton, 020 8392 3111
Director of CommunicationsLiam Hurley
Senior Strategy & Projects OfficerVacant
Executive OfficerHamina Mehraj
Projects AssistantCurrently vacant
The Communications Team is responsible for the promotion of the University to internal and external audiences and for managing press and public relations engagement activity. The team’s work includes:
Head of Communications, Natalie Murray
PR and Internal Communications Manager, Rachel Newby
Communications Adviser, Lucy Parsons
Communications Adviser, Caragh Johnson
Communications Adviser, Renee Carman
The Web and Digital Engagement Team is responsible for overall development and maintenance of the external University website, including determining site structure and design and allocating roles and permissions for web editors in academic and academic support departments.
The team is also responsible for promoting the University digitally, including coordinating and enhancing the diverse range of social media presences that the institution has and using social media tools to engage in a proactive manner with potential students.
Other responsibilities include data and analytics on how users interact with the website, user demographics, sources of site traffic and tracking digital mentions of the University in social media and across the wider internet.
The team works with IT in coordinating the provision of training staff in using the web site content management system and in providing support for aspects of the University intranet.
Head of Web and Digital Engagement, Andy Mowbray
Social Media Manager, Dan BrownWeb and Digital Engagement Development Officer, Jon MairlotWeb and Digital Engagement Assistant, Jessica Robinson