Senate Members




The Vice-Chancellor (Chair of Senate)

Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard

The Provost
(Deputy Chair of Senate)
Professor Anna Gough-Yates
Pro Vice-Chancellor & Director of Finance Reggie Blennerhassett
University Secretary & Registrar Mark Ellul
Clerk to Council
(Secretary to Senate)
Dr George Turner

The Deputy Provosts:

Dr Stephen Driver

Professor Claire Ozanne

Mark Richardson

The Heads of the Academic Departments:
Business School (Director) Professor Sunitha Narendran
Drama, Theatre & Performance Professor Graham White
School of Education Peter Flew
Humanities Professor Laura Peters
Life Sciences Dr Caroline Ross
Media, Culture & Languages TBC
Psychology Dr Janek Dubowski
Social Sciences Dr Finola Farrant
Four Members of Academic Staff elected by the Academic Staff:  
Senior Lecturer, Department of Dance Dr Helena Hammond (2nd term till January 2020)
Professor, Department of Humanities Professor Tina Beattie (1st term till November 2021)
Reader, Department of Life Sciences Dr Julia Lehmann (1st term till November 2021)
Principal Teaching Fellow, Department of Psychology Dr Jennifer Mayer (1st term till November 2021)
The Head of each College:  
Digby Stuart College Dr Gulliver Ralston
Froebel College Simon Dorman
Southlands College Dr Christopher Stephens
Whitelands College Rev. Dr Mark Garner
The Academic Registrar Ranjit Sahota
The University Librarian Susan Scorey
Directors of the Academic Support Departments:  
Director of Human Resources Andy Lamb
Chief Information Officer Mike Hall
Director of Recruitment & International Development Kelly McDonnell
Director of Strategy & External Relations Liam Hurley
Director of Alumni, Development & Careers Eleanor Merrick
Director of Research Development Dr Richard Keogh
Director of Student Engagement Marilyn Holness
Director of Student Support Services Dr Aleata Alstad-Calkins
The President of the Students' Union Daniel O'Donoghue
Two Student Representatives, nominated or
elected by the Students' Union
Deqa Jama Ali
Ruth Hekman


Updated: July 2019