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How is Lancaster University governed and managed?

The University is led by the Executive Team. Find out more about how we are governed and managed.

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Leadership

The Vice-Chancellor's Executive Team supports the Vice-Chancellor in delivering the University's Strategy and in the operational management of the University.

Beyond this team is the University's governing body, The Council, comprising a larger group drawn from academia and beyond. The Council is chaired by the Pro-Chancellor.

The Chancellor and Chancellor's Ambassador

The Rt Hon Alan Milburn became Chancellor of Lancaster University on 1 January 2015. He succeeded the University's second Chancellor, mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington CVO CBE DL, who continues his involvement with the University in the new role of Chancellor’s Ambassador.

The Pro-Chancellor and Deputy Pro-Chancellors

The Rt Hon Alistair Burt has been Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council at Lancaster University since October 2020.

Ella Ritchie教授和Pauline Neville-Jones男爵夫人是剑桥大学的副校长.

Vice-Chancellor's Executive Team

The Vice-Chancellor's Office is responsible for the leadership and strategy of the University.

Professor Andy Schofield
Professor Andy Schofield

Vice-Chancellor

Professor Andy Schofield

Professor Andy Schofield is the Vice-Chancellor of Lancaster University. 作为副校长,他是大学的行政长官,全面负责大学的运作和战略方向. He took up the role on 1st May 2020.

Schofield教授此前于2015年至2020年4月担任伯明翰大学工程学院副校长兼院长.

安迪是一名理论物理学家,在凝聚态物理领域工作,专门研究相关电子. 他与实验小组密切合作,这些小组在低温下使用高精度技术开发和研究新材料,以了解超导等涌现特性, magnetism and novel metal behaviour arise.

Andy studied Natural Sciences followed by a PhD at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge where he was appointed to a 研究 Fellowship in 1992. He moved to the USA in 1994 working at Rutgers for two years before returning to Cambridge. 1997年,安迪被授予皇家学会大学研究奖学金,致力于研究非费米液体的理论. 1999年,安迪转到伯明翰大学,并于2002年晋升为理论物理学教授. 那一年,他因为在相关电子的涌现特性方面的研究获得了物理研究所的麦克斯韦奖章和奖. 从2008年起,安迪在伯明翰大学担任多个领导职务,包括物理和天文学院院长,之后成为副校长.

Interim Executive Officer: Michele Aldridge

E-mail: m.aldridge@adamakins.com

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Steve Bradley

布拉德利教授在2019年1月成为临时副校长之前是前副校长(国际), 2019年10月担任临时副校长,2020年5月继续担任临时副校长. He was appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor in October 2020. Steve Bradley is a Professor of Economics. 他曾就读于利兹理工大学和十大靠谱买球平台,并获得硕士和博士学位. Prior to his entry to academia, 史蒂夫在兰开夏郡议会的教育部门工作了十年.

His research interests fall into two areas – Education Economics and Labour Economics. 他就在中等教育部门引入准市场的运作和影响发表了大量文章, and the econometric analysis of educational policy. Published work in the field of Labour Economics includes the employer selection and recruitment, tests of theories of labour market matching, the effect of employment protection on worker effort.

布拉德利教授目前的研究兴趣集中在英国青年失业和经济停滞的决定因素上, Italy and Spain, the effect of undergraduate tuition fees on the demand for postgraduate study in the UK, 以及腐败对欠发达经济体中小企业绩效的影响.

Interim Executive Officer: Michele Aldridge

E-mail: m.aldridge@adamakins.com

Professor Steve Bradley
Professor Steve Bradley

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Global (Digital, International, Sustainability)

Professor Simon Guy

Professor Simon Guy’s remit is to develop, connect and lead Lancaster University’s digital, global and development strategy. 他正在领导莱比锡大学新校区的建立,并继续发展我们的中国校区, 同时也加强了我们所有国际伙伴关系之间的联系,包括加纳和马来西亚. He also leads on our digital agenda, 确保我们的基础设施和操作流程数字化,以促进敏捷性和效率,数字化创新为我们的学术实践提供基础. Simon is the major lead across all of our development, alumni and fundraising work, oversees the library and he is the University lead on sustainability.

Simon之前的职位是十大靠谱买球平台艺术和社会科学学院(FASS)院长(2014-19),2017-18年,他被借调为92大学学院临时校长/首席执行官,领导新校园和课程的建立.

Previously in Simon’s career, he was Head of the School of Environment, 教育与发展,曼彻斯特大学曼彻斯特建筑研究中心创始主任(2005-14). Prior to that, he was Dean of 研究 at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Newcastle.

西蒙的职业生涯始于工程师,之后开始了他的学术生涯,追求人文和社会科学的研究, followed by a research career which has focused upon sustainable design and urbanism, where his interdisciplinary and international research connects architecture with urban planning, the property sector with utilities, academia with industry.

Professor Simon Guy on LinkedIn

Personal Assistant: Heather Lowe

E-mail: h.lowe4@adamakins.com

Professor Simon Guy
Professor Simon Guy

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (研究 and Enterprise)

Professor Louise Heathwaite CBE FRSE

Louise Heathwaite教授为该大学的研究和企业提供战略领导,包括制定高水平的研究战略,并确保近年来研究收入的增长轨迹得以延续. She is the institutional lead for REF 2021.

Louise is a hydrochemist and Professor of Land and Water Science in the Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University. 她是国际公认的弥漫性环境污染方面的权威,特别是了解氮和磷从农业土地流失到水的途径, and the implications for freshwater quality.

她在2018年女王生日授勋仪式上被授予大英帝国勋章,以表彰她在科学研究和政府的科学建议方面的贡献. In 2015, 她被选为爱丁堡皇家学会会员,以表彰她对水文学和科学政策参与的杰出贡献. 路易丝对水文学学科的长期贡献使她在2004年当选为国际水文科学协会(IAHS)副主席。, which has over 7,000 members drawn from nearly 200 countries worldwide and, in 2017, she was elected President of the Freshwater Biological Association.

Louise has significant experience of both research council and government environments. She was Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish Government on Rural Affairs, Food and Environment from 2012-17, and led NERC’s Sustainable Use of Natural Resources theme from 2008-12. 2011-17年,她曾任职于环境食品和农村事务部的科学咨询委员会,目前是NERC理事会和ISCF粮食生产转型项目咨询委员会的成员.

Personal Assistant: Anita Formby-Barker

E-mail: a.formby-barker@adamakins.com

Professor Louise Heathwaite
Professor Louise Heathwaite CBE FRSE

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Engagement)

Sarah Kemp

Sarah Kemp is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engagement. She leads on the Knowledge Exchange Framework and the Civic University’s Agreement. Lancaster University places equal weight on the quality of its teaching, its research and its engagement, as all are critical to the civic responsibility of a university in the 21st Century. 她领导伊甸园北项目,并与国家网络部队进行更广泛的外部接触,是牧师学院的高级管理人员.

Sarah has built a career which is fluid across many sectors within the private and public sector arena, building on an original foundation as a science and technology graduate of Kings College London. 她后来成为一名成功的生命科学和科学仪器市场国际业务发展经理, at which time she also successfully completed a Masters in 商业 Administration.

Sarah is an expert practitioner of economic development, regeneration, 在西北地区层面,代表大曼彻斯特和利物浦的城市区域提供大规模的资本项目. Sarah has delivered strong results when working at the interface between the public, private and education sectors, convening and facilitating durable partnerships, 努力利用新的和正在出现的机会,并解决英国一些更棘手的社会经济挑战.

Most recently, as Chief Executive for Lancashire Local Economic Partnership, Sarah was responsible for developing and implementing Lancashire's Economic Strategy, 她还获得了3400万英镑的“建设基金”(Getting Building Fund),用于投资创造新的就业机会和刺激绿色经济的项目. She was responsible for partnership delivery of BOOST Growth Hub, Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub and strategic delivery of Lancashire's four Enterprise Zones.

Working with partners, including Lancaster University, Sarah secured the Government decision to establish the new National Cybersecurity Centre at Samlesbury, as part of a £5bn Government investment, 该机构认可兰开夏大学出色的网络和安全相关证书是其主张的核心.

Personal Assistant: Sadie Spence

E-mail: s.spence3@adamakins.com

Sarah Kemp
Sarah Kemp

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Wendy Robinson

Wendy Robinson教授是PVC教育,负责领导大学的战略,继续为所有学生提供优秀的变革和创新的教育体验,并确保学生体验的质量始终是大学活动的核心.

温蒂从埃克塞特大学(University of Exeter)加入十大靠谱买球平台,在那里她曾担任社会科学与国际研究学院的常务院长. She joined Exeter in 2006 as a Professor of Education, and held positions including Head of the Graduate School of Education, 社会科学与国际研究学院副院长(教育)及大学学生学术院长. Whilst at Exeter, Wendy led on important developments within the University, including serving on University Council, leading Exeter’s strategic review of postgraduate taught programmes, leading the Exeter Effective Learning Analytics Project, chairing the University Race Equality Group and Widening Participation Operations Board and, in the region, as Chair of the South West Academic Trust. Wendy was recently co-opted onto the UCAS Audit Committee and is a Principal Fellow of Advance HE.

Wendy achieved First Class Honours from the University of Cambridge, a Masters with Distinction from the University of London and then a PhD in the History of Education, again from Cambridge, before building her academic career at the Universities of Cambridge and Warwick. Wendy’s academic specialism is in the history of the development of the teaching profession, where her work has been influential around the world.

Personal Assistant: Becky Kay

E-mail: b.kay1@adamakins.com

Professor Wendy Robinson
Professor Wendy Robinson

Executive Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology

Professor Peter M. Atkinson

彼得·阿特金森教授是十大靠谱买球平台科学与技术学院执行院长. Since 2015, he has been responsible for the strategic leadership of the Faculty, which comprises seven departments. In 2018-19, he was also simultaneously Interim Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medicine at Lancaster. In 2018-19, Peter主持了该大学的Athena SWAN机构自我评估团队(ISAT),该团队成功获得了机构铜奖.

Peter is Distinguished Professor of Spatial Data Science at Lancaster. His research is highly interdisciplinary, covering a wide range of statistical and numerical modelling methods on the one hand, and several application domains on the other. He is a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales, was awarded the 2016 Peter Burrough Medal of the ISARA organisation, and held the 2015 Belle van Zuylen Chair at Utrecht University.

Peter studied Geography at Nottingham University, followed by a NERC CASE PhD at Sheffield University and Rothamsted Experimental Station. After a year in industry at Logica plc. 1990年到布里斯托尔大学任教,1994年到南安普顿大学任讲师. He was promoted to Professor of Geography in 2002. 随后,Peter在南安普顿担任多个领导职务,包括2007年至2012年担任地理学院院长.

Executive Assistant: Robyn Harrison

Email: robyn.harrison@adamakins.com

Professor Peter M. Atkinson
Professor Peter M. Atkinson

Interim Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Professor Willem Hollmann

Professor Willem Hollmann is the Executive Dean (Interim) of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. FASS is a large, vibrant faculty with a global outlook and reputation. It includes nine departments but also the Confucius Institute, Lancaster Arts and The Ruskin. 威廉此前曾担任本科研究副院长(2016-19)和招聘副院长(2019-22).

Willem is a Professor of Linguistics. His research focuses on the interdisciplinary field of cognitive linguistics, including cognitive sociolinguistics. He also has a long-standing interest in educational linguistics, 他还参与学校的语言教育,例如担任英国语言学协会教育委员会主席, and as a member (and former Secretary and Chair) of the Committee for Linguistics in Education.

Executive Assistant: Monika Zaczek

Tel: +44 (0)1524 593484

Email: m.zaczek@adamakins.com

Professor Willem Hollmann
Professor Willem Hollmann

Executive Dean, Lancaster University Management School

Professor Claire Leitch

Claire Leitch教授于2022年5月被任命为十大靠谱买球平台管理学院(LUMS)执行院长, with responsibility for leading the Faculty to align with Lancaster University’s strategy. She joined LUMS in 2012 and served as Interim Executive Dean, Deputy Dean and Associate Dean in LUMS prior to her recent appointment. Before arriving in Lancaster, Professor Leitch held posts at Queen’s University Management School, Belfast and the University of Ulster. In 2021, she was elected as one of Senate’s representatives to University Council for a three-year period.

Claire has an international research reputation and recognition in gender, 并负责领导学院于2021年4月成功提交雅典娜天鹅铜像. Currently, she is co-director of LUMS’s Academy for Gender, Work and Leadership and is leading a major EU project addressing gender inequality in management schools, which positions Lancaster at the heart of the European EDI agenda.

Faculty Admin Officer: Kay Bowen

Tel: +44 (0)1524 594202

Email: k.bowen1@adamakins.com

Professor Claire Leitch
Professor Claire Leitch

Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Medicine

Professor Jo Rycroft-Malone

Jo Rycroft-Malone教授是十大靠谱买球平台健康与医学院的执行院长,负责领导学院与十大靠谱买球平台的战略保持一致.

Jo是一名健康研究教授,从事与改善患者和公众结果和体验直接相关的研究. Funding for her research has come from a variety of sources including FP7 Programme, NIHR, Economic & Social 研究 Council, Medical 研究 Council, Canadian Institutes for Health 研究, and Australian Health and Medical 研究 Council. 在科学网站(Web of Science)的领域(社会科学)被引用率排名中,乔被评为全球前1%的高引用研究员.

Jo在研究和政策方面有丰富的经验,包括担任国家卫生研究所(NIHR)卫生服务和提供研究(HS)主任&DR) Programme, member of the NIHR Strategy Board, Urgent Public Health oversight group member, 并担任国家优质护理和健康研究所(NICE)实施战略小组主席.

Jo是一名荣誉退休的威尔士高级研究领导,也是REF2021评估单元3 -联合卫生专业的分小组成员, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy.

From September 2021 Jo will be a Senate elected member of the University’s Council.

Executive Assistant and Information Officer: Marie Crane

Tel: +44 (0)1524 593169

Email: m.crane@adamakins.com

Professor Jo Rycroft-Malone
Professor Jo Rycroft-Malone

Deputy Chief Executive (Operations)

Nicola Owen

Nicola Owen is the Deputy Chief Executive (Operations) at Lancaster University. Together with the Director of Finance, she leads the Professional Services at Lancaster. As Deputy Chief Executive (Operations), she is the Head of Administration and has responsibility for the following administrative divisions:

  • 校友 and Development
  • External Relations
  • Facilities
  • Information Systems Services
  • People and Organisational Effectiveness
  • 研究 and Enterprise Services
  • Strategic Planning and Governance
  • Student and Education Services

She also has responsibility, working together with the Deans, via the Faculty Managers, for the effective operation of the administration across the faculties and academic departments.

作为秘书,她负责管理和支持理事会的运作,以及其他一些法律, governance and licensing roles.

Along with the above, she also has oversight responsibility for the Capital Planning Programme at Lancaster University.

Nicola has been elected to the position of Chair of the Association of Heads of University Administration, a position she will take up as of 1 April 2020 for a period of three years.

Prior to moving to Lancaster University, Nicola was Deputy Registrar at the University of Warwick.

Executive Assistant: Barbara Pilkington

E-mail: b.pilkington@adamakins.com

Nicola Owen
Nicola Owen

Director of Finance

Sarah Randall-Paley BA, FCA

Sarah Randall-Paley has been Lancaster University’s Director of Finance since 2009. Together with the Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary, she leads the Professional Services at Lancaster. As Director of Finance, she is responsible for Finance and Procurement activities including financial management and control, financial reporting, preparation of data returns, audit preparation, treasury management and promoting value for money. 她还支持副校长在OfS监管框架下履行更广泛的责任.

Prior to joining Lancaster, 萨拉在诺丁汉大学学习英语,然后在伦敦工作,获得了毕马威会计师事务所的注册会计师资格, working in audit and forensic accounting.

2010年,十大靠谱买球平台学院成功获得泰晤士高等教育奖(THELMAs)的“杰出财务团队”,2014年,十大靠谱买球平台学院入围THELMAs“杰出采购团队”。.

In addition to Director of Finance at Lancaster University, Sarah is Chair of the national British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG), Chair of the BUFDG Fraud Working Group, 英国大学入学申请办事处审计委员会增选委员,十大靠谱买球平台女子文法学校财务与审计委员会主席兼理事.

Finance Divisional Assistant: Kathleen Parker

Tel: +44 (0)1524 592180

E-mail: k.parker@adamakins.com

Sarah Randall-Paley
Sarah Randall-Paley BA, FCA

Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Projects

Dr Giles Carden

贾尔斯于2017年10月加入十大靠谱买球平台执行团队,担任幕僚长和战略项目主任. Giles’ role is principally focused on leading and coordinating major, transformational strategic initiatives, a recent example would be Lancaster University Leipzig; he also has responsibilities for HE policy matters. Giles also helps support the Vice-Chancellor in the coordination of activities across the Executive Team.

Giles’s academic background is the earth sciences, 他在利物浦大学获得了地球化学博士学位,然后在德国Forschungsgemeinschaft工作, Liebniz Prize funded fellowship at the Rhur-Universitaet Bochum in Germany. 在加入十大靠谱买球平台之前,他在华威大学担任了一系列不同的专业服务角色, latterly occupying the role of Director of Strategic Planning and Analytics.

Giles has advised the THE on its world rankings design, was asked by Universities UK to serve on its Efficiency and Modernisation task groups, has chaired the HESA-Jisc 商业 Intelligence programme, 他曾在高等教育战略规划协会执行委员会任职5年,并担任罗素集团战略规划董事当选主席,直到他离开华威和罗素集团前往十大靠谱买球平台.

Office Manager: Victoria McDonald

E-mail: v.mcdonald2@adamakins.com

Dr Giles Carden
Dr Giles Carden

Vice-Chancellor's Office Administrative Team

The Vice-Chancellor's Executive Team is supported by the Vice-Chancellor's Office Administrative Team.

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