Subcommittees of the Board

The Board of Governors has delegated authority to a number of committees which report to the Board. These include the University’s Academic Board, a committee which the University’s Articles of Association require the Board of Governors to establish.

The terms of reference (ToR) and membership of the Board’s subcommittees are given below:

The sub-committees of the Academic Board are below:

Details of the secretaries to each of the Committees can be found in the Terms of References.

You can also download the Board and Committee Calendar 2023-2024 and Board and Committee Structure Diagram detailed below.

Subcommittees of the Board of Governors structure

Sub-committees reporting to the Board of Governors:

Audit and Risk Committee
Chair: Shefaly Yogendra

Finance and Resources Committee
Chair: Urmi Dutti-Roy

People and Remuneration Committee
Chair: Usman Khan

Governance Committee
Chair: Margaret Farragher


Subcommittees reporting to the Academic Board (including their respective subcommittees):

Learning, Teaching and Quality Committee
Chair: Pro Vice Chancellor, Learning and Teaching

  • Student Experience Subcommittee
  • Collaborative Taught Provision Committee

School Progression and Assessment Boards
Chair: Heads of Schools

Research and Knowledge Exchange Comittee
Chair: Pro Vice Chancellor, Research and Knowledge Exchange

  • Research Degrees Subcommittee
  • Research Ethics Subcommittee

Academic Portfolio Committee
Chair: Deputy Vice Chancellor

Subcommittees reporting to the Senior Leadership Team:

Data Quality Management Group
Chair: COO

Risk Champions Working Group
Chair: COO

Health and Safety Committee
Chair: Pro Vice Chancellor, Student Recruitment and Business Development

People and Remuneration Committee Annual Report

The People and Remuneration Committee Annual Report covers decisions made with respect to the senior staff falling within the University’s Senior Staff Remuneration Framework. The report is presented to the Board of Governors and published in compliance with the Committee of University Chairs (CUC) Higher Education Senior Staff Remuneration Code, which the University has adopted.

Audit and Risk Committee Annual Report

The Office for Students requires the Audit and Risk Committee to produce the Audit and Risk Committee Annual Report for the governing body and the accountable officer. The report is also prepared in accordance with the CUC Audit Code of Practice. The 2020-21 Audit and Risk Committee Annual Report is also available.