Professor Quintin McKellar CBE, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

Quintin has been the Vice-Chancellor and  Chief Executive of the University since 2011. His responsibilities include the day-to-day running of the institution, the delivery of strategic and operational plans, performance, its internal structure and organisation, and its interface with external bodies and agencies. In 2015 he was elected as a Board member of Universities UK, and in 2020 was elected as Vice-President (England and Northern Ireland).

He was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2011 for services to science.