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Composition and Membership

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Non Members in Attendance - 2017/18

Profiles of Lay Members of Council

Position

Member

Committee Secretary Richard Taylor  
Assistant Committee Secretary Chris Carpenter  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Lord Sebastian Coe 2022
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Peter Bonfield 2020
The Pro-Chancellors Alan Hughes - Deputy Chair 2018
Mark Sismey-Durrant 2018
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Allison  
Honorary Treasurer Alan Hughes 2018
Provost Professor Chris Linton 2019
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Paul Drummond 2019
Appointed by the Students' Union George Etherington 2018
Sam Hanys 2018

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Dr Alexandre Zagoskin 2020
Professor Sergei Saveliev 2019
Professor Mark Lewis 2018
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Professor Eleonora Belfiore 2020
Professor Marsha Meskimmon 2020
Dr Heike Jons 2019
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Jane McCormack 2019
Siobhan O'Reilly 2018
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Sinnott 2018
Jean Tomlin 2018
Peter Saraga 2020
  Vacancy 2018
  Tony Williams 2018
  Jennifer Maxwell-Harris 2020
  Sally-Ann Hibberd 2019
  Jane Tabor 2018
  Ann Greenwood 2018
  Vacancy 2017
 

Steve Varley

2019
   Paul Hodgkinson  2019
Notes:    
* Elections in progress

Position

Member

Committee Secretary Richard Taylor  
Assistant Committee Secretary Chris Carpenter  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Vacancy  
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Peter Bonfield 2020
The Pro-Chancellors Alan Hughes - Deputy Chair 2018
Lord Sebastian Coe 2018
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Allison  
Honorary Treasurer Alan Hughes 2018
Provost Professor Chris Linton 2019
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Paul Drummond 2019
Appointed by the Students' Union Jonathan Ako 2017
Hersh Patel 2017

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Marcus Collins 2017
Professor Saveliev 2019
Professor Mark Lewis 2018
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Sandie Dann 2017
Dr David Kerr 2017
Dr Heike Jons 2019
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Jane McCormack 2019
Siobhan O'Reilly 2018
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Sinnott 2018
Jean Tomlin 2018
Peter Saraga 2020
  Mark Sismey-Durrant 2018
  Tony Williams 2018
  Jim Murphy 2017
  Sally-Ann Hibberd 2019
  Jane Tabor 2018
  Ann Greenwood 2018
  Professor Allan Jones 2017
 

Steve Varley

2019
   Paul Hodgkinson  2019
Notes:    
* Elections in progress

Position

Member

Committee Secretary Richard Taylor  
Assistant Committee Secretary Chris Carpenter  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Vacancy  
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Peter Bonfield 2017
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains (Deputy Chair) 2016
Lord Sebastian Coe 2018
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Allison  
Honorary Treasurer Alan Hughes 2018
Provost Professor Chris Linton 2019
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Christine Fisher 2016
Appointed by the Students' Union Jess Excell 2016
James Bowker 2016

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Marcus Collins 2017
Professor Zoe Radnor 2018
Professor Mark Lewis 2018
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Sandie Dann 2017
Dr David Kerr 2017
Professor Memis Acar 2016
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Anne Lamb 2016
Siobhan O'Reilly 2018
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Sinnott 2018
Jean Tomlin 2018
Peter Saraga 2017
  Mark Sismey-Durrant 2018
  Tony Williams 2018
  Jim Murphy 2017
  Vacancy 2018
  Sally-Ann Hibberd 2016
  Jane Tabor 2018
  Ann Greenwood 2018
  Professor Allan Jones 2017
  Steve Varley 2016
Notes:    
* Elections in progress

Position

Member

Committee Secretary Richard Taylor  
Assistant Committee Secretary Miranda Routledge  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir Nigel Rudd  
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Peter Bonfield 2017
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains (Deputy Chair) 2016
Lord Sebastian Coe 2015
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Allison  
Honorary Treasurer Alan Hughes 2015
Provost Professor Chris Linton 2019
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Christine Fisher 2015
Appointed by the Students' Union Rob Whittaker 2015
Dan Thomas 2015

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Marcus Collins 2017
Professor Angus Laing 2017
Professor Jacqui Glass 2015
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Sandie Dann 2017
Dr David Kerr 2017
Professor Memis Acar 2016
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Anne Lamb 2016
Jon Walker 2015
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Blackwell 2015
Penny Coates 2015
Peter Saraga 2017
  Mark Sismey-Durrant 2015
  Gifty Edila 2015
  Jim Murphy 2017
  Esme Winch 2015
  Sally-Ann Hibberd 2016
  Jane Tabor 2015
  Ann Greenwood 2015
  Professor Allan Jones 2017
  Steve Varley 2016
Notes:    
* Elections in progress

Position

Member

Committee Secretary Richard Taylor  
Assistant Committee Secretary Miranda Routledge  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir Nigel Rudd  
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Peter Bonfield 2014
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains (Deputy Chair) 2016
Lord Sebastian Coe 2015
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Allison  
Honorary Treasurer Alan Hughes 2015
Provost Professor Chris Linton 2014
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Christine Fisher 2015
Appointed by the Students' Union Josh Hurrell 2014
Zak Evans 2014

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Professor Helen Rendell 2014
Dr Carol Robinson 2014
Professor Jacqui Glass 2015
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Adrian Spencer 2014
Dr Gerry Swallowe 2014
Professor Memis Acar 2016
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Anne Lamb 2016
Jon Walker 2015
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Blackwell 2015
Penny Coates 2015
Brian Dent 2014
  Mark Sismey-Durrant 2015
  Gifty Edila 2015
  Jim Murphy 2014
  Esme Winch 2015
  Sally-Ann Hibberd 2016
  Jane Tabor 2015
  Ann Greenwood 2015
  Professor Allan Jones 2014
  Steve Varley 2016
Notes:    
* Elections in progress

Position

Member

Committee Secretary Dr Jennifer Nutkins  
Assistant Committee Secretary Dr Mark Hollingsworth  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir Nigel Rudd  
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Peter Bonfield  
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains (Deputy Chair) 2016
Lord Sebastian Coe 2015
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Allison 2015
Honorary Treasurer Alan Hughes 2015
Provost Professor Chris Linton 2015
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Christine Fisher 2015
Appointed by the Students' Union Ellie Read 2013
Rory Mitchell 2013

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Professor Helen Rendell 2014
Dr Carol Robinson 2014
Professor Jacqui Glass 2015
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Adrian Spencer 2014
Dr Gerry Swallowe 2014
Professor Elaine Hobby 2013
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Dr Sophie Crouchman 2015
Jon Walker 2015
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Blackwell 2015
Penny Coates 2015
Brian Dent 2014
  Mark Sismey-Durrant 2015
  Gifty Edila 2015
  Jim Murphy 2014
  Esme Winch 2015
  Ric Parker 2013
  Jane Tabor 2015
  Ann Greenwood 2015
  Professor Allan Jones 2014
  Vacancy 2015
Notes:    
* Elections in progress
PositionMember
Committee Secretary Dr Jennifer Nutkins  
Assistant Committee Secretary Miranda Routledge  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir Nigel Rudd  
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Peter Bonfield  
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains (Deputy Chair) 2013
Professor Richard Parry-Jones 2012
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Shirley Pearce 2015
The Treasurer Alan A Woods 2012
Provost Professor Chris Linton 2012
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Mark Sismey-Durrant 2014
Appointed by the Students' Union Rebecca Bridger 2012
Lucy Padosley 2012

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Professor Helen Rendell 2014
Dr Carol Robinson 2014
Dr Sandie Dann 2012
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Adrian Spencer 2014
Dr Gerry Swallowe 2014
Professor Elaine Hobby 2013
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Terry Neale 2012
Philip Wilkinson-Blake 2012
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Blackwell 2012
Penny Coates 2012
Brian Dent 2014
  Vacancy  
  Gifty Edila 2012
  Jim Murphy 2014
  Jim Mutton 2012
  Ric Parker 2013
  Simon Proffitt 2012
  Jackie Strong 2012
  Professor Allan Jones 2014
  Alan Hughes 2013
Notes:    
* Elections in progress  
PositionMember
Committee Secretary Dr Jennifer Nutkins  
Assistant Committee Secretary Miranda Routledge  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir Nigel Rudd  
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Bryan Carsberg 2012
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains (Deputy Chair) 2013
Professor Richard Parry-Jones 2012
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Shirley Pearce 2015
The Treasurer Alan A Woods 2012
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Halliwell 2012
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Mark Sismey-Durrant 2012
Appointed by the Students' Union Lucy Hopkins 2011
Richard Smith 2011

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Dr Jo Aldridge 2011
Professor Ian Reid 2011
Dr Sandie Dann 2012
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Memis Acar 2011
Dr Anja Baumhoff 2011
Professor Elaine Hobby 2013
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Terry Neale 2012
Philip Wilkinson-Blake 2012
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Blackwell 2012
Penny Coates 2012
Brian Dent 2011
  Arthur Deakin 2012
  Gifty Edila 2012
  Jim Murphy 2011
  Jim Mutton 2012
  Ric Parker 2013
  Simon Proffitt 2012
  Jackie Strong 2012
  Nigel Tamplin 2011
  Alan Hughes 2013
Notes:    
* Elections in progress  
PositionMember
Committee Secretary Dr Jennifer Nutkins  
Assistant Committee Secretary Miranda Routledge  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir John Jennings  
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Bryan Carsberg 2010
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains (Deputy Chair) 2010
Professor Richard Parry-Jones 2012
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Shirley Pearce 2015
The Treasurer Alan A Woods 2012
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Halliwell 2012
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Mark Sismey-Durrant 2012
Appointed by the Students' Union Rob Hulme 2010
Jamie Morgado 2010

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Dr Jo Aldridge 2011
Professor Ian Reid 2011
Dr Sandie Dann 2012
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Memis Acar 2011
Dr Anja Baumhoff 2011
Dr Dominic Wring 2011
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Terry Neale 2012
Philip Wilkinson-Blake 2012
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding twelve in all as may be co-opted by the Council. John Blackwell 2012
Penny Coates 2012
Brian Dent 2011
  Arthur Deakin 2012
  Gifty Edila 2012
  Jim Murphy 2011
  Jim Mutton 2012
  Ric Parker 2010
  Simon Proffitt 2012
  Jackie Strong 2012
  Nigel Tamplin 2011
  Vacancy  
Notes:    
* Elections in progress
PositionMember
Committee Secretary Dr Jennifer Nutkins  
Assistant Committee Secretary Miranda Routledge  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir John Jennings 2010
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Bryan Carsberg 2010
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains 2010
Professor Richard Parry-Jones 2009
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Shirley Pearce 2015
The Treasurer Alan A Woods 2009
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Halliwell 2009
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Peter Davenport 2009
Appointed by the Students' Union Georgie Payne 2009
David Goss 2009

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE COURT

Three members of the Court, not being members of the academic or other staff of the University or students, elected by the Court, of whom not more than two shall be former members of the academic or other staff of the University. John Blackwell 2009
Norma Honey 2009
Professsor Ric Parker 2010

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Dr Jo Aldridge 2011
  2011
Professor Ian Reid 2011
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three full-time members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Memis Acar 2011
Anja Baumhoff 2011
Dominic Wring 2011
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two full-time members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number.   2009
Marc Gibson 2009
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding nine in all as may be co-opted by the Council. Penny Coates 2009
Brian Dent 2011
Gifty Edila 2009
Jim Murphy 2011
Jim Mutton 2009
Simon Proffitt 2009
Jackie Strong 2009
Nigel Tamplin 2011
Arthur Deakin 2012
PositionMember
Committee Secretary Dr Jennifer Nutkins  
Assistant Committee Secretary Miranda Routledge  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir John Jennings 2010
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Bryan Carsberg 2010
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains 2010
Professor Richard Parry-Jones 2009
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Shirley Pearce 2010
The Treasurer Mr Alan A Woods 2009
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Halliwell 2009
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Paul Glover 2009
Appointed by the Students' Union David Gerty 2008
David Goss 2008

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE COURT

Three members of the Court, not being members of the academic or other staff of the University or students, elected by the Court, of whom not more than two shall be former members of the academic or other staff of the University. John Blackwell 2009
Ms Norma Honey 2009
Professsor Ric Parker 2010

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Dr Memis Acar 2008
Professor Yiannis Vardaxoglou 2008
Professor Peter Warwick 2008
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three full-time members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Sandie Dann (Chemistry) 2008
  2008
Professor Rachel Thomson (IPTME) 2008
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two full-time members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Vivian Dhaliwal 2009
Marc Gibson 2009
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding nine in all as may be co-opted by the Council. Penny Coates 2009
Gifty Edila 2009
Mr Peter Haslehurst 2008
Mr Jim Mutton 2009
  2009
Mr Simon Proffitt 2009
Mrs Jackie Strong 2009
Dr Cyril Woodruff 2008
   
PositionMember
Committee Secretary Mr John Town  
Assistant Committee Secretary Miranda Routledge  
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
The Chancellor Sir John Jennings 2010
The Senior Pro-Chancellor/Chair Sir Bryan Carsberg 2010
The Pro-Chancellors Sir John Gains 2010
Professor Richard Parry-Jones 2009
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Shirley Pearce 2010
The Treasurer Mr Alan A Woods 2009
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Halliwell 2009
APPOINTED MEMBERS
Appointed by the Alumni Association Paul Glover 2009
Appointed by the Students' Union Gemma Godfrey (President) 2007
Jeremy Swaffer 2007

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE COURT

Three members of the Court, not being members of the academic or other staff of the University or students, elected by the Court, of whom not more than two shall be former members of the academic or other staff of the University. Ms Norma Honey 2009
John Blackwell 2009
Vacancy 2009

MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE SENATE

Three members of the Senate, elected by the Senate, of whom not more than two shall be elected members of Senate. Dr Memis Acar 2008
Professor Yiannis Vardaxoglou 2008
Professor Peter Warwick 2008
MEMBERS ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Three full-time members of the academic staff elected by the General Assembly Dr Sandie Dann (Chemistry) 2008
Dr Fytton Rowland (Information Science) 2008
Professor Rachel Thomson (IPTME) 2008
OTHER ELECTED MEMBERS
Two full-time members of staff, other than the academic staff, elected from within their own number. Vivian Dhaliwal 2009
Marc Gibson 2009
CO-OPTED MEMBERS
Such other persons of whom not more than two shall be members of the academic or other staff of the University and not exceeding nine in all as may be co-opted by the Council. Penny Coates 2009
Ms Venu Dhupa 2007
Gifty Edila 2009
Mr Peter Haslehurst 2008
Mr Jim Mutton 2009
Graham Picken 2009
Mr Simon Proffitt 2009
Mrs Jackie Strong 2009
Dr Cyril Woodruff 2008

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