Senate Members

Senate Members for 2023-2024

Composition Senators
The Vice-Chancellor (Chair of Senate) Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard
The DVC & Provost (Deputy Chair of Senate) Professor Anna Gough-Yates
Chief Operating Officer Tom Rowson
Director of Strategy & External Relations Liam Hurley
Director of Finance (Interim) Ian Pleace
The Pro Vice-Chancellors:
Research and External Engagement Dr Richard Keogh
Academic Development and Sustainability Professor Laura Peters
Education Professor Leigh Robinson
The Deans of the Academic Schools and Faculties:
Dean of Students Professor Marilyn Holness
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Dr Melanie Gray
Faculty of Business and Law Professor Sunitha Narendran (Assoc. PVC. Online Education)
Education Professor Peter Flew (Assoc. PVC, Academic Portfolio Development)
Life and Health Sciences Sally Akehurst
Psychology Dr Yannis Fronimos
Director of Continuing Education (Interim) Charlotte Gorse
Director of Sustainable Engineering Stephen Pretlove
Four Members of Academic Staff elected by the Academic Staff:
Lecturer in Education Studies Dr Melissa Jogie (1st term until May 2024)
Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security Dr Charles Clarke (1st term until May 2026)
Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Paul Faulkner (1st term until May 2026)
Senior Lecturer for the LLM in International Commercial Law and Legal Practice Dr Sandy Urquhart (1st term until May 2026)
The Head of each College:
Digby Stuart College (Interim) Professor Marilyn Holness
Froebel College Simon Dorman
Southlands College Dr Christopher Stephens
Whitelands College Dr R David Muir
Directors of the Professional Services Departments:
Director of Business Development and Fundraising Eleanor Merrick
Director of Student Support & Success Dr Aleata Alstad-Calkins
The Academic Registrar Ranjit Sahota
The University Librarian Susan Scorey
The President of the Students' Union Amy Hopkins
Two Student Representatives, nominated or elected by the Students' Union:
VP, Community & Welfare Sharon Azams
VP, Education Laura Johnson
University Secretary Dr George Turner

Other members of University staff, from time to time and by invitation only in relation to specific items.

Updated: October 2023