Division of General Counsel, Governance and Compliance

Governance and Compliance

The Governance team provides Secretariat support for the University’s key governance committees including Council, its overarching governing body and Senate, which oversees all academic matters of the University. 

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.

Contact details for all members of the Governance and Compliance team are available on the right of this page. For general governance support and queries, please contact Governance-Support@sussex.ac.uk

Please see links below for governance resources and webpages:

Please see links below for compliance resources:

For information on compliance with national security-related legislation, please visit the following webpages:

Contact us

Governance Services
University of Sussex
Room 327, Sussex House
Falmer, Brighton



Contact email for general governance support


Deputy University Secretary & Head of Governance Services

Sally Priddle


Senior Manager, Governance & Compliance

Louise Spenceley


Senior Manager, Risk & Resilience

Ben Toogood


Manager, Governance & Compliance

Lisa Glandfield 


Assistant Manager, Governance & Compliance

Chloe Ratcliffe Schofield 


Senior Divisional Administrator (GCGC)

Bigem Aksel


Graduate Associates, Governance

Selvi Genc