Jo joined the University of York as Registrar and Secretary in June 2017, with accountability for leading the University’s Professional and Commercial Services and also as Secretary to Council.
Previously Jo was a senior officer at the University of Warwick; her roles there included Director of HR, Deputy Registrar and latterly reporting to the Vice-Chancellor and President as Strategy Director.
In her earlier career, Jo spent nine years as a senior HR professional in the automotive industry, working in the manufacturing, engineering and international HR divisions of a major car manufacturer, followed by a role as a management consultant for Cap Gemini Ernst and Young, leading people and change management streams in large-scale transformation projects for blue chip and FTSE 100 clients.
Jo is a graduate in Management Studies from Cambridge University and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Registrar and Secretary
The Registrar and Secretary brings to The Board an overview of operational matters and a special responsibility for good governance.
As the Registrar and Secretary, they chair the Operations Group, which encompasses all the University's central support functions.
They have responsibility for supporting the University Council (the governing body) and for ensuring the good governance of the University.
Coten End Primary School, Warwick - Governor
York Conferences Ltd - Director
York University Property Company Ltd - Director
NYCH Ltd - Director
York Cares - Director
Student Accommodation Provision LLP - Board member
Student Accommodation Provision Two LLP - Board Member
Student Accommodation Provision Three LLP - Board Member
University of York International Pathway College LLP - Board Member
Below are the travel and expenses for Jo Horsburgh covering the period August 2017 to July 2018.
Below are the travel and expenses for Dr David Duncan (the former Registar & Secretary) covering the period August 2016 to February 2017.
Below are the travel and expenses for Jo Horsburgh (the current Registar & Secretary) covering the period May to July 2017.