Calendar 2020/21

This page lists the membership of Authorities and Committees of the University.


Miss Sarah J Turvill (2021) (Chair)
Professor Sir Steve Smith
Professor Janice M Kay CBE (2024)
Professor Mark Goodwin (2023)
Mr Richard Atkins CBE (2023)
Ms Jo Binding (2022)
Mr Gerry Brown (2022)
Ms Sarah Buck OBE (2022)
Mr Nicholas Cheffings (2022)
Mr Graham Cole CBE (2023)
Professor Alex Gerbasi (2023)
Mr Andrew Greenway (2022)
Mr Patrick Hoyle (2020)
Ms Salam Katbi (2021)
Professor Caroline MacEwen (2022)
Professor Andrew McRae (2022)
Ms Amoetsoe Mkwena (2023)
Sir John O'Reilly (2021)
Ms Alison Reed (2022)
Mr Joe Rigby (2020)
Ms Alison Rose (2021)
Dr Anni Vanhatalo (2021)
Mr Glenn Woodcock (2021)



Vice-Chancellor (Chair)
2Charlotte Agnew (2021)
Professor David Allen
Professor Clive Ballard
2Amelia Banton (2021)
Professor Manuela Barreto
Professor Helen Berry
2Sunday Blake (2021)
Ian Blenkharn
Professor Barbara Borg
Professor Dan Charman
2Cara Chittenden (2021)
1Dr Barrie Cooper (2022)
Professor Alison Curnow
1Dr Safi Darden (2024)
2Penny Dinh (2021)
Professor Ken Evans
1Professor Adam Feldman (2024)
1Dr João Florêncio (2024)
Professor Rob Freathy
Professor Ian Fussell
1Professor William Gaze (2024)
Professor Alex Gerbasi
Professor Jo Gill
Professor Mark Goodwin
Professor Neil Gow
Professor Brit Grosskopf
Professor David Hall
Professor Tim Harries
2Liv Harvey (2021)
Professor Dave Hodgson
1Professor Ilke Inceoglu (2024)
1Alex Janes (2022)
Professor Kip Jeffrey
Professor Eddie Jones
2Ruby Jones (2021)
Professor Janice Kay CBE
1David Kolitz (2022)
Alison Marchbank
1Professor James Mark (2022) 
1Tia Matt (2022)
Professor Andrew McRae
Professor Ronaldo Menezes
Professor Susan Molyneux-Hodgson
Professor Richard Moorhead
1Professor Anna Mountford-Zimdars (2024)
1Professor Tim Naylor (2022) 
1Dr Siobhan O’Dwyer (2022)
Professor Enrico Onali
1Dr Catriona Pennell (2020)
Professor Melissa Percival
Professor Tim Quine
Dr Stuart Robinson
Professor Wendy Robinson
1Dr Laura Sangha (2022)
Sarah Shirley (non-voting)
Professor Gareth Stansfield 
1Dr Katie Solomon (2024)
1Professor Nick Stone (2024)
1Jo Thompson-Coon (2022)
1Professor Chrissie Thirlwell (2024)
1Dr Catarina Thomson (2022)
Professor Krasimira Tsaneva-Atanasova
1Dr Anni Vanhatalo (2022) 
Dr James Wakefield
1Professor Linda Williams (2024)
Dr Crawford Winlove
Dr Richard Winsley
1Professor John Wylie (2024)
1Professor Ben Zissimos (2024)
Registrar and Secretary (non-voting)

Date of expiry of appointment shown after elected members' names
Student member



• University Registrar and Secretary (Chair)
• Director of Compliance, Governance and Risk
• Head of Health and Safety
• Chief College Operations Officer
• Independent Member of Council
• Nominees of Senate (2)
• Academic Representative
• Colleges Representative
• HR Representative
• Campus Services Representative
• Professional Services Representative
• Technical Services Representative
• Cornwall Campus representative
• Guild Health and Safety Co-ordinator
• University of Exeter Health and Safety Advisors (4) with links to the colleges, communicating College report on behalf of the College Pro Vice Chancellors
• Occupational Health Manager
• Fire Safety Manager
• Trade Union (TU) Health and Safety Representatives of:-
       o UCU
       o Unite
       o Unison
• Representative from Legal and Insurance Services



Ms Sarah Buck OBE (Chair) (2022)
Vice-Chancellor (ex officio) 
Provost or a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (ex officio) 
Registrar and Secretary (ex officio) 
Chief Financial Officer (ex officio)
Director of Campus Services (ex officio)
Director of Communication and Corporate Affairs (ex officio)
Director of Human Resources (ex officio)
Three representatives each of the University and College Union, Unite and Unison


Mr Gerry Brown (Chair) (2022)
Mr Graham Cole CBE (2023)
Mr David Dupont (2020)
Mr Simon Enoch (2020)
Ms Alison Reed (2022)
Mr Nicholas Cheffings (2022)


Richard Atkins, Pro-Chancellor (Chair) (ex-officio)
Sarah Turvill, Chair of Council (ex officio) 
Sarah Buck, Pro-Chancellor (ex officio) 
Salam Katbi, Independent member of Council
Graham Cole, Independent member of Council


Sarah J Turvill, Chair, Independent member and Chair of Council (ex-officio)
Richard Atkins, Pro-Chancellor (ex-officio)
Sarah Buck, Pro-Chancellor (ex officio) 
Professor Sir Steve Smith, Vice Chancellor (ex officio) 
Professor Janice Kay, Provost and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (ex officio) 
Mike Shore-Nye, Registrar and Secretary (ex officio) 
Bettina Rigg, Independent Member (elected by all members of Council) 


Professor Neil Gow, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Chair) (2020) 
Chair of every College Research Ethics Committee (x10)
Member of Professional Services: Chris Lindsay
Member of Law: Dr Stephen Skinner
Deans of Taught Programmes and Postgraduate Research Faculties 
Chair of Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Board: Professor David Butler
Member of Senate: Professor Alex Gerbasi
Independent Member of Council: Professor Caroline MacEwen
Independent Member: Vacant
President of the Students' Guild
Students' Union Exeter President