Vice-Chancellor's Office

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 Strategy and External Relations, who leads the Strategy Team, Recruitment and International Development, Communications Team and Web & Digital Engagement Team.

The Vice-Chancellor's direct reports include the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, and Pro Vice-Chancellor And Chief Operating Officer (also Director of Finance) .

The Provost is supported by a team of Vice-Provosts.

Senior staff organisational chart.

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Vice-Chancellor
Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost
Professor Anna Gough-Yates

Vice-Provost, Education
Dr Stephen Driver

Vice-Provost, Planning and Engagement
Mark Richardson

General administration

Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor & Provost
Claire Duffell, 020 8392 3111

Strategy Team

Director of Strategy and External Relations
Liam Hurley

Policy and Projects Manager
Jordan Kenny

Communications Team

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:

  • account management for all academic and academic support departments including
    1. ensuring that key messages are shared internally and externally
    2. directing print and online advertising appropriately
    3. working with academic departments to develop USPs for academic programmes
    4. promoting departmental events
  • raising the profile of academic research
  • all media and public relations activities
  • central university advertising campaigns
  • co-ordinating corporate video production and managing the image library
  • managing the University brand and visual identity
  • core print publications, including the Annual Review, Undergraduate Prospectus, Postgraduate Prospectus and Orientation Guide for new students

Head of Marketing and Communications, Caragh Johnson

Communications Adviser, Tiffanni Garner

  • Department of Life Sciences
  • Department of Psychology

Communications Adviser, Jessica Robinson

  • Business School
  • Extended degrees
  • Short courses

Communications Adviser, Matt Turner

  • School of Arts
  • Department of Social Sciences

Communications Adviser, Tina Watson

  • School of Education
  • School of Humanities

Web and Digital Engagement Team

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

Web Development Manager, Jon Mairlot
Web and Digital Engagement Assistant, Fanny Karlsson
Social Media Manager
, Dan Brown
Social Media Co-ordinator, Greg Hollands