Yvonne Salter Wright


Yvonne Salter Wright is a member of the University’s Executive Leadership team as University Secretary and Clerk to Council.

This role includes leading the University’s strategic planning function as well as its corporate governance, compliance, risk and assurance provision, and being Clerk to the University Council.

Yvonne has over 25 years professional and voluntary experience in education, building extensive knowledge and expertise in policy development, governance and leadership within higher education as well as within schools and multi academy companies.

She has experience within a range of University operations such as research support, admissions and widening participation, student services, children’s services, governance, and delivery assurance. Yvonne is passionate about diversity and inclusion and has a track record of ensuring the voice of all stakeholders informs policy formation and decision making, encouraging community engagement and supporting the wellbeing of both staff and students.

She completed her undergraduate degree in World Politics with minors in Economics and Philosophy at the Catholic University of America, and her MA in International Studies at the University of Warwick.