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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 

Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost


Project Officer (PVCs)

Nell Booker


Dean of the Graduate Research School


York Graduate Research School Project Officer

Hannah Smallpage-Hurst



Chief Operating Officer

University Secretary

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. 

PA to the Vice-Chancellor:
Gemma Powell

VC's Department Manager:
Julie Sugden