Business Manager to the Provost and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Rachel Winzer

Rachel Winzer is the Business Manager to the Provost and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Janice Kay. Alongside Jen Fook, her job share partner, she provides executive support across the Provost’s portfolio including overseeing the University’s Corporate Strategy and its strategic planning, budgeting and capital processes. Duties include speech-writing, drafting reports and briefings, policy research and supporting strategic initiatives. Rachel and Jen work closely with colleagues across the University’s six Colleges and Professional Services  to deliver this portfolio of work.

Rachel joined the University in August 2015 as part of Policy, Planning and Business Intelligence Team and moved to position of Business Manager in February 2016. Prior to joining Exeter she was Deputy Head of Policy and Planning at the University of Stirling, From 2010 to 2012 she was Director of Research at the university mission group the 1994 Group having started her career in higher education at the UCL Institute of Education in 2008. Rachel has an MSc in Public Policy and Management from Birkbeck College, University of London and a BA in English and Psychology from the University of Leicester.





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