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Simon Arthurs

Director of Finance


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Simon Arthurs

Role Summary

As Director of Finance I am proud to provide the financial leadership to ensure our University continues to excel and grow.  In addition to Finance I am also responsible for leading on Business Planning, Insurances, Audit and Risk Management.  I have a wealth of experience of working at a strategic level, leading change, organisational cross cutting projects, procurement services and commercial projects. 

I am a member of the British Universities Finance Directors Group and sit on the Learning and Development Committee as a small Universities representative.


  • Chartered Accountant with national honours (Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accountants)
  • PG Certificate in Enterprise Leadership (Plymouth University)
  • Business Analyst
  • Prince2 Project Manager (Practitioner)
  • Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Other Interests

In my spare time I am a keen landscape and nature photographer, enjoy walking over Dartmoor and along the coast and an avid supporter of Plymouth Albion Rugby Club.   I also enjoy being creative with cooking, painting watercolours and DIY.

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