Board of Governors

The University is always pleased to consider expressions of interest from prospective candidates for membership of the Board of Governors.

The role and responsibilities of the Board of Governors are set out in detail in the Instrument and Articles of Government. These give effect to the Further and Higher Education Act (1992) under the terms of which the institution achieved university status in 1992.

Should you wish to contact the Governors, please do so via Jeff Hughes, Head of Governance Services, email: j.hughes20@herts.ac.uk.

The Board of Governors Committee Structure gives detailed governance information.

Current membership

Board of Governors Membership
RoleName/s
Independent members

Dr Lynn Drummond (Chair)
Dr Dipti Amin
Dr James Blake
Dawid Konotey-Ahulu
Bob Macnaughton
Isabel Nisbet
Grace Ononiwu
James Steel
Lesley Titcomb
Robert Voss
Claire Ward
David Williams
Nick Willott

Vice-Chancellor of the UniversityProfessor Quintin McKellar
A teacher of the University nominated by the Academic Board following election by the academic staff as a whole Dr Theo Gilbert
A student nominated by the Trustees of the University of Hertfordshire Students' UnionRida Shafqat
Co-opted member having experience in the provision of educationProfessor Dame Julia Goodfellow
Co-opted member of the professional staff nominated by the professional staff by means of an election by the professional staff as a wholeVacant
Officers in attendance Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Professor Matthew Weait

Group Finance Director
Alistair Moffat

Secretary and Registrar (Secretary to the Board)
Sharon Harrison-Barker

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Business and International Development)
Julie Newlan

Head of Governance Services (Clerk to the Board)
Jeff Hughes