Meet the leadership team dedicated to continue improving BU day by day, year on year.
Vice-Chancellor – Professor John Vinney, DL
Professor John Vinney became Vice-Chancellor of BU in August 2010, having joined BU in 2006.
Chief Operating Officer – Jim Andrews
Jim Andrews is our Chief Operating Officer, with strategic leadership responsibility for most of the professional and commercial functions. In addition, Jim is the lead for key strategic partnerships across the region, nationally and internationally.
Pro Vice-Chancellor – Education and Quality – Professor Keith Phalp
As Pro Vice-Chancellor – Education and Quality, Professor Phalp provides strategic leadership for the continued development of a culture of high performing and high-quality education at BU. He ensures the maintenance and enhancement of academic standards and student academic outcomes.
Pro Vice-Chancellor – Student Experience – Dr Shelley Thompson
As Pro-Vice Chancellor – Student Experience, Dr Thompson provides leadership and policy direction for the development, communication, delivery and review of BU’s student experience strategies.
Pro Vice-Chancellor – Research and Knowledge Exchange
Position currently vacant.
Finance Director – Susie Reynell
Susie Reynell is our Finance Director, with responsibility for developing BU’s financial strategy, both from an operational and strategic approach.
Human Resources Director – Karen Parker
Karen is our Human Resources Director, with responsibility for leading and delivering the people strategy and leading the HR, Organisational Development and Health Safety and Wellbeing team.