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

Vice-Chancellor's Office

Director of Finance

Andy Stephens

‌Andy Stephens is Director of Finance for the University.

He is a Chartered Accountant and graduated from the Accounting & Financial Management course at Loughborough in 1993.

After graduation he worked in finance roles across corporate recovery, hi-tech manufacturing, telecoms and IT development before moving to the public sector in 2007 as Director of Resources at Merseyside Police.

Andy has now returned to Loughborough, bringing with him a public sector ethos complemented by broad commercial experience.‌

  • Strategic leadership of the University’s finances including the formulation of financial and treasury strategies, the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts and the monitoring of performance.
  • Advising the Vice Chancellor and the wider executive, leadership and governance functions with regards to financial decision making;  supporting and implementing their decisions.
  • Reporting the University’s financial position to the governing body, Vice Chancellor and the University’s committees and leadership meetings.
  • Providing independent and professional financial advice to the governing body and the Vice Chancellor.
  • Responding to the changing funding environment and leading the coordination and delivery of the University’s value for money initiatives.

  • Management of the University’s exposure to tax and ensuring compliance with HEFCE, audit and EU/UK procurement requirements and/or legislation.

Getting in touch

Janet Wilkinson
Personal Assistant
Tel: +44(0)1509 222223
Fax+44(0)1509 223900
j.wilkinson@lboro.ac.uk