Finance & resources committee

Purpose

What the committee does

The Finance & Resources Committee is responsible for considering the University's Strategic Plan, staffing establishment and management accounts prior to their submission to the Board of Governors for approval.

This is a finance and general purposes committee that considers estates, finance and HR. The Vice-Chancellor has delegated authority for the running of the University on a day to day basis and the Finance & Resources Committee has to authorise any new, controversial or commercial activities. They also approve the financial plans and accounts before they are presented to the Board of Governors. The Finance & Resources Committee also monitors key statutory returns to HEFCE prior to approval at Board of Governors.  


Scope

Terms of reference

Click here to read the terms of reference for the Finance & Resources committee. These outline the constitution, membership, quorum, duties and reporting procedures for the committee. 

Finance & Resources Committee - Terms of Reference


Who's who

Meet our members

The members of the Finance & Resources committee are:

  • Derek Pretty (Chair)
  • Cara Aitchison (Vice-Chancellor)
  • Richard Bayly (Deputy Chair)
  • Claire Gibson
  • Michael Perham (Chair of the Board)
  • Stephen Hobson 

In attendance: 

  • Mike Baker (Academic representative)
  • Karen Cook (Deputy Vice-Chancellor)
  • Richard Watson (Head of Fianance & Facilities)
  • Elias McGill (SU President)
  • Unity Stuart (Clerk)

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