Division of General Counsel, Governance and Compliance

Governance and Compliance

The Governance team provides Secretariat support for the University’s key governance committees including its governing body Council, the sub-committees of Council, Senate, the University Executive Group and Leadership Team.

The broader team also supports the work of the General Counsel and Director of Governance and Compliance with her compliance portfolio to ensure that the University continues to comply with a broad range of legal, regulatory and statutory requirements.

The Interim Director of Research and Enterprise Services, Emma Potts holds the position of Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO). The Chief Digital Transformation Officer, Jason Oliver holds the position of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the University. You can contact either Emma or Jason directly by email for any relevant queries: E.Potts@sussex.ac.uk or Jason.Oliver@sussex.ac.uk

Please see below for Governance and Compliance resources and key contacts:


Sally Priddle - Head of Governance Services


Louise Spenceley - Senior Manager, Governance & Compliance 


Ben Toogood - Senior Manager, Risk and Resilience


Please also see here for more information about risk and resilience matters.

Lisa Glandfield - Governance & Compliance Manager


Chloe Ratcliffe Schofield - Governance & Compliance Assistant Manager


Bigem Aksel - Senior Divisional Administrator


Anesu Manase & Evie Kilpatrick - Governance Graduate Associates





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