Organisation of the University


Her Majesty the Queen

Lay (Non-Executive) Officers

Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE HonDLitt Exon
The Chancellor is the chief ceremonial officer of the University and presides over occasions such as degree ceremonies.

Sarah J Turvill, LLB(Hons) (Exon) (Chair of Council)
The Chair of Council is the senior lay (non-executive) officer of the University and is responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of the strategic, financial and physical management of the University.

Richard M P Hughes (Finance), MA Oxon FCA
Peter Lacey, BSc BArch Bath RIBA

Vice-Chancellor's Executive Group

Professor Sir Steve Smith, BSc MSc PhD S’ton HonDSc S'ton HonDEd UWE FAcSS
The Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive is the chief academic and executive officer of the University and is supported by the Provost and three Deputy Vice-Chancellors. The Deputy Vice Chancellors contribute to the Senior Management Blog.

Professor Janice Kay, BA Newc PhD Cantab AFBPsS

Mike Shore-Nye
Registrar and Secretary

Professor Tim Quine
Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Mark Goodwin 
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Innovation and External Engagement)

Professor Nick Talbot, BSc PhD UEA
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Impact)

Professor Robin Mason
Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean (University of Exeter Business School)

Professor Steve Thornton
Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean (University of Exeter Medical School)

Professor Ken Evans
Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean (College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences)

Profressor Andrew Thorpe
Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean (College of Humanities)

Professor Dan Charman
Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean (College of Life and Environmental Sciences)

Professor Debra Myhill
Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean (College of Social Sciences and International Studies)

Andrew Connolly 
Chief Financial Officer

Jane Chafer
Director of Communication and Corporate Affairs

Jacqui Marshall
Deputy Registrar and Director of Human Resources