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Meet the Board

The University Executive Board comprises the Vice-Chancellor and President, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, the Pro-Vice-Chancellors, the Deans of Faculties and senior administrative officers within the University.

Members

List of UEB members' names, their job titles and their portfolio areas
The table is composed of two columns The first lists a UEB member's name and title, the second column lists their portfolios
 NamePortfolio 

Professor Charlie Jeffery
Vice-Chancellor and President

  • Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Saul Tendler
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost

  • Co-ordination and delivery of academic strategy and planning
Professor Tracy Lightfoot 
Pro-Vice-Chancellor
  • Teaching, Learning and Students

Professor Matthias Ruth
Pro-Vice-Chancellor

  • Research

Professor Kiran Trehan
Pro-Vice-Chancellor

  • Partnerships and Engagement

Professor Stuart Bell
Dean of the Faculty of the Social Sciences (until 30 September 2022)

Professor Karen Rowlingson
Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Designate (until 30 September 2022)

  • Oversight of a wide range of activities relating to teaching and research developments across the Social Science departments

Professor Ambrose Field
Dean of the Faculty of the Arts and Humanities

  • Oversight of a wide range of activities relating to teaching and research developments across the Arts & Humanities Departments

Professor Brian Fulton
Dean of the Faculty of the Sciences (until 31 July 2022)

Professor Andy Dougill
Dean of the Faculty of Sciences Designate (until 31 July 2022)

  • Oversight of a wide range of activities relating to teaching and research developments across the Science Departments

Joss Ivory
Chief Operating Officer

  • Head of Professional Services
  • Human resources and professional development

Jeremy Lindley
Finance Director

  • Financial affairs of the University and its subsidiary companies

Dr Wayne L Campbell
Academic Registrar

  • Student and Academic-facing services
  • Library and Archives

Joan Concannon
Director of External Relations

  • Marketing, Recruitment, Admissions and Outreach
  • Communications
  • International Recruitment, Partnerships and Mobility
  • Office of Philanthropic Partnerships and Alumni
  • Centre for Lifelong Learning

Rebekah Desport
Director of Planning and Risk

  • Planning
  • Business Intelligent Unit 
  • Risk Management

Harvey Dowdy
Director of Technology, Estates & Facilities

  • IT Services, Audio Visual and Records Management
  • Estates, Space and Accommodation Services
  • Facilities
  • Retail, Campus Kitchen, York Sport, York Campus Nursery, York Conferences,

Declarations of Interest

The declarations of interest for Board members for the period 1 August 2021 to 31 July 2022 are as follows:

UEB Members declaration of interest 1.8.21 - 31.7.22 (PDF , 189kb)

In attendance

List of staff who always attend UEB meetings
Name 

Dr Adam Dawkins
University Secretary

Rebecca Christou
Senior Executive Officer 

Gillian Gibbins
Governance and Regulation Officer