Meet the Members


There are 20 members of the Board of Trustees, with a lay majority. The full list of members is below. Elected and appointed members serve for renewable three-year terms.

A full list of the Trustees' register of interests is also publicly available on our website.



ConstituencyMemberInitial appointment dateEnd date of current term of officePhoto
Treasurer - Lay Member  Mr Andrew Poolman 01/01/2013 31/12/2021 Andrew Poolman, Lay Member
One person nominated by the Alumni Association Professor Andrew Carr 01/01/2019 31/12/2021
Up to 15 individuals appointed by the Board of Trustees following consideration of nominations made by the Nominations Committee of the Board  Mr Jack Boyer (Chair) 01/01/2019 31/12/2021
Mr Nick Joicey CB 01/01/2019 31/12/2021
Dr Moira Hamlin (Vice-Chair) 01/01/2011 31/12/2020 Moira Hamlin, Lay Member
Ms Jessica Cecil 01/01/2019 31/12/2021
Dr Madhu Bhabuta 01/01/2020 31/12/2022
Ms Nicky McCabe 01/01/2018 31/12/2020  
Dr Andreas Raffel 01/01/2018 31/12/2020  
Mr Mohammed Saddiq 01/01/2011 31/12/2020 Mohammed Saddiq, Lay Member
Ms Linda Fletcher 01/01/2019 31/12/2021
The Vice-Chancellor  Professor Hugh Brady   ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor  Professor Judith Squires   ex officio
Three Academic Trustees Professor Sheila Ellwood 01/08/2018 31/07/2021
Professor Geraldine Macdonald 01/08/2017 31/07/2020  
Professor Keith Syrett 01/08/2018 31/07/2021  ‌
Two Professional Services Trustees Ms Kate Ashley 01/08/2018 31/07/2021
 Dr Jane Khawaja  05/10/2018  31/07/2021
Student Trustee Mr Jack McAlinden 01/07/2019 30/06/2020
Student Trustee Mr Jason Palmer 01/07/2019 30/06/2020  ‌‌