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About Compliance and Risk

The Compliance and Risk 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 Mr Christopher Lindsay, who reports to the Registrar and Secretary.

Compliance and Risk consists of six key areas:

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

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.