Senior Management Team (SMT) members

The Senior Management Team (SMT) is responsible for the executive management of the University. SMT meets fortnightly and the members are listed on this page.


Professor Rob Warner

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Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Michelle Jones

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Executive Dean

Dr Ian Luke

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Pro Vice-Chancellor - Student Success

Katy Willis

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Stephen Plant

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Director of Human Resources

Lucy Pengelly

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In addition John Bailey has recently been appointed as Director of Estates & IT and a new Director of Finance will soon be joining SMT.


On the record

Minutes of SMT are circulated to the Board of Governors regularly and are also made available to staff.

Decisions made will be reported to relevant committees as appropriate and communicated widely by members.


Terms of reference

Here are the SMT Terms of Reference. These outline the constitution, membership, quorum, duties and reporting procedures for the committee.