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The Vice-Chancellor's Department

The Vice-Chancellor and President is the University’s chief executive. As Vice-Chancellor Charlie Jeffery is the University's most senior academic and also its most senior administrative officer.

Each area of the University's expertise is looked after by a senior member of the University, supported by staff within the Vice-Chancellor's department. 

Vice-Chancellor and President 

  • Professor Charlie Jeffery

Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost




  • Professor Martin Smith
    International Development


Support staff

Senior Executive Officer: Rebecca Christou

Research, policy support and assistance with implementation across the full range of the Vice-Chancellor and President's responsibilities. Resourcing, training, welfare, budgets and recruitment for the VC&P's Department.

PA to the Vice-Chancellor: Julie Bedford

VC's Office Administrator and PA to Rebecca Christou: Julie Sugden

Assistant Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Teaching, Learning & Students


Dean of the Graduate Research School