Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Vice-Chancellor's Office

Extended VCO team

There are a number of other areas that form part of the Extended Vice-Chancellor's office team.

These areas are led by the Director of Infrastructure and Commercial Services, Director of Sport Advancement and Strategy, Director of Change Projects and the Director of Planning.

Director of Infrastructure and Commercial Services

Andrew Burgess is the Director of Infrastructure and Commercial Services, with responsibility for Student Services, Facilities Management, Campus Living, Corporate Services, the Library, the Arts, and the University conference and events service, imago Ltd. 

Andrew Burgess joined Loughborough in 2007 as Director of Facilities Management and was responsible for the management of the University’s land and buildings, including its capital and refurbishment programmes.

Prior to joining Loughborough, Andrew was deputy director of Facilities Management at the University of Liverpool, Assistant Director (Facilities) at Southampton University, and Head of Estate Management at the University of Central Lancashire.

He is a Chartered Surveyor and former Chair of the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE).

Director of Sport Advancement and Strategy

Peter Keen

Peter Keen is the Director of Sport Advancement and Strategy. He is responsible for driving the strategic development and profile of sport through nurturing partner and stakeholder relationships, maximizing the impact of external communication, advocacy and ambassadorial activity, and fund raising.

Prior to joining Loughborough University in 2013, Peter was at UK Sport, initially as Head of Performance and then, in the build up to the London 2012 Games, as Performance Director.

As well as having a background in performance sport, Peter has worked in the university sector as a senior lecturer in exercise physiology at University College Chichester and the University of Brighton.

While at Chichester, Peter also took on the role of the National Coach for British Cycling. In 1997 he was appointed as Performance Director for British Cycling, where he laid the foundations for the sport’s recent achievements by establishing the most successful elite sport programme in the UK.

Change Projects

Dr Anne Mumford is the Director of Change Projects and has responsibility for leading major strategic institutional projects and fostering collaborative working practices across academic schools and support services.

In 2013, Anne established a team to assist with several change projects that will deliver significant strategic savings. These funds will be reinvested into the University’s capital expenditure programme to ensure that Loughborough continues to be a destination University offering a first class student experience. 

For Anne Mumford's full biography and visit the Change Projects Team web page.

Planning Team

Miranda RoutledgeThe Planning Team, led by the Director of Planning, Miranda Routledge provides support to the University's planning processes.‌

It undertakes a wide variety of work linked to the development and implementation of the University Strategy - Building Excellence.

The Planning Team collaborates closely with colleagues from Finance, Facilities Management, the Research Office, Human Resources and the Academic Registry on a range of planning issues including resource allocation, statutory returns and management information.

The Director of Planning, Miranda Routledge is assisted by

Getting in touch

Miranda Routledge
Director of Planning
Tel: +44 (0)1509 222229

Anne Mumford
Director of Change Projects
Tel: +44 (0)1509 222191