About Compliance, Governance and Risk

The Compliance, Governance and Risk (CGR) team provides professional advice, support and guidance to the University's Colleges and Professional Services on institutional, academic and corporate governance and also oversees key aspects of legislative and regulatory compliance. 

The Directorate is overseen by the Director of CGR, Mr Christopher Lindsay, who reports to the Registrar and Secretary.

CGR consists of seven key areas:

  • Information Governance
  • Insurance, Audit and Risk
  • Legal and Contracts
  • Student Cases
  • Teaching Quality and Enhancement
  • Research Governance and Ethics
  • The Committee Secretariat

The organisational structure of the directorate can be seen here: Compliance, Governance and Risk Organisational Structure‌.

The directorate also has responsibility, accountable via the Director to the Registrar and Secretary, for ensuring that the University has due regard to the Prevent duty.