University Operations Team

University Operations Team

Last Updated: January 31st 2024

The University Operations Team (UOT) meets on a fortnightly basis to ensure the effective implementation of University strategy and policies. UOT consists of:

Name, Position/Role

Jackie Dunne, Vice-Chancellor

Peter Childs, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Richard Medcalf, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students)

Yvonne Salter Wright, University Secretary

Tony Sharma, Chief Financial Officer

Mohammed Jakhara, Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts, Society and Professional Studies

Tricia Sterling, Executive Dean, Faculty of Education

Daniel Tasker, Director of Student Services

Giosi Birkett, Director of Human Resources

Paul Dean, Director of Estates and Campus Services

Lysandre de-la-Haye, Deputy Registrar & Director of Quality

Chris Porter, Director of Library and Learning Services

Alison John, Director of Communications and Marketing

Professor John Peters, Director of Learning, Teaching and Scholarship

Fiona Reid, Associate Dean – Arts, Humanities & Human Sciences

Kate Dobson, Associate Dean – Business and Law

Ronnie Meechan, Head of School (Associate Dean) Nursing and Allied Health

Joanne Hill, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education

Jane Bradley, Associate Dean – Recruitment and Partnerships

Edward Cheel, Director of Digital and IT

Robin Pitt, Newman Students’ Union Director

Christine McAteer, Secretary

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