Division of General Counsel, Governance and Compliance

University Leadership Team (ULT)

Role and composition of the University Leadership Team (ULT):

ULT is chaired by the Vice-Chancellor, and its membership consists of UEG, Heads of School, Directors from Professional Services and thematic Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellors.

ULT meets every two weeks to share information, discuss and make decisions to ensure that we deliver our Sussex 2025 Strategy.

Vice Chancellor Prof Adam Tickell

Chief Operating Officer, Dr Tim Westlake

Director for the Student Experience, Ms Jayne Aldridge

Director of Research and Enterprise, Ms Susan Angulatta

Deputy Pro-vice Chancellor (Equalities and Diversity), vacancy

Head of School (Education and Social Work), Prof Gillian Hampden-Thompson

Head of School (Psychology), Prof Robin Banerjee

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Anna Barnett

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education and Students), Prof Kelly Coate

Director of Planning and Performance, vacancy

General Counsel, Ms Bridget Edminson

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), Prof Richard Follett

Director of Communications, Marketing and Advancement, Ms Emily Tofield 

Director of HR, Ms Siobhan O'Reilly

Head of School (Life Sciences), Prof Sarah Guthrie

Head of School (Education and Social Work), Prof Gillian Hampden-Thompson 

Head of School (Mathematics and Physical Sciences), Prof Philip Harris

Head of School (Global Studies), Prof Elizabeth Harrison  

Head of Doctoral School, Prof George Kemenes

Director of Library ServicesMs Jane Harvell

Director of Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services, Mr Robert Hutton

Dean of Media, Art and Humanities, Prof Kate O'Riordan

Head of School (Law, Politics and Sociology), Prof Jo Moran-Ellis

Professor of Neuroscience, Prof George Kemenes

Dean of University of Sussex Business School,  Prof Steven McGuire

Director of IT Services, Mr Jason Oliver

Dean of Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Prof Malcolm Reed 

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Resources), Prof Stephen Shute

Director of Finance, Mr Allan Spencer

Head of Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development, Mr Marcus Williams

Deputy Pro-vice Chancellor (Education and Innovation), Prof Claire Smith

Director of Innovation & Business Partnerships, Dr Sue Baxter