Board of Governors

The roles 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.

We are always pleased to consider expressions of interest from prospective candidates for membership of the Board of Governors. Please email Governance Services if you wish to get in touch.

Current membership

Board of Governors Membership
Independent membersDr Lynn Drummond (Chair)
Dr Dipti Amin
Dr James Blake
Dr Janet Bohrer
Dr Joel Carlton
Bob Macnaughton
Raj Singh
Lesley Titcomb
Karen Trew
Lionel Wallace
Dr Jon Walmsley
Claire Ward
David Williams
Nick Willott
Vice-Chancellor of the UniversityProfessor Quintin McKellar
A student nominated by the Trustees of the University of Hertfordshire Students' UnionRhiannon Ellis
Co-opted member having experience in the provision of educationProfessor Paul Layzell
Co-opted member of the professional staff nominated by the professional staff by means of an election by the professional staff as a wholeAlex Hall
Co-opted members nominated by members of the Board who are not Co-opted membersTony Kypreos
Omotolani Fatilewa
Officers in attendance

Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Professor Julie Newlan (Interim)

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education and Student Experience)
Dr Mairi Watson

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)
Professor John Senior

Group Finance Director
Alistair Moffat

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

Head of Corporate Services / Deputy Secretary and Registrar
Helen Davidson

Strategic Lead for Business, International, Marketing and Recruitment
Jo Stuart

Interim Head of Governance Services (Clerk to the Board)
Leire Caselles Vallejo