Council Membership 2016/17
Chair of Council, Pro-Chancellor
Committees: Governance and Nominations (Chair); Remunerations (Chair); Ethics Committee (Chair); Honorary Degrees (member).
Ann Taylor was appointed Chair of Council and Pro-Chancellor at the University of Bradford with effect from 1 August 2015.
Committees: Executive Board (Chair); Senate (Chair); Honorary Degrees (Chair); Nominations (member); Remunerations (member); Finance (member); Equality & Diversity Committee (Chair); Audit (in attendance).
Brian Cantor is Vice-Chancellor at the University of Bradford.
Committees: Finance (Chair); Investment (Chair); Governance and Nominations (member); Remunerations (member); Honorary Degrees
(member); Redundancy Committee (member); Audit (in attendance).
Roland Clark is Pro-Chancellor and Treasurer at the University of Bradford.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Operations)
Committees: Senate (member); Executive Board (member); Finance (member); Honorary Degrees (member).
Bill McCarthy is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Operations), and Honorary Professor of Health Policy at the University of Bradford.
Committees:- Equality and Diversity (member).
Shahnaz Ali OBE has a national reputation of excellence as an as an experienced leader in the field of health equality and inclusion. During her thirty year career she has worked in both the statutory and voluntary sectors at local, regional and national levels in the North and South of England.
Committees: Audit (Chair).
Karl Bates has had a varied civil service career spanning over 30 years. He has worked in functional and support environments including finance, debt management, project management, information technology, publishing, design and training.
Appointed by the Court
Committees: Audit (member), Honorary Degrees Committee (member), Redundancy Committee (member).
Mike Bell graduated from the University of Bradford in 1968 with a BTech in Electrical Engineering, after completing a sandwich course sponsored by Smiths Industries at Cheltenham.
Ms Fiona Driscoll (2018)
Committees:- Finance (member).
Photograph and biography to follow.
Committees:- Remuneration (member).
Terry Hartwell is a Chartered Surveyor with over 35 years experience in commercial property. He graduated from Bristol Polytechnic (now UWE) with a BSc. in Valuation and Estate Management, becoming a Fellow of the RICS in 1993.
Committees: Finance (member); Remuneration (member); DHEZ Ltd (Chair).
Trevor Higgins is the regional partnership director for BT. He has enjoyed a diverse career in forty years with the company with jobs ranging call centre management to change management.
Graduate of the University
Committees: - Prevent Steering Group (member).
Mufti Mohammed Pandor (CEng MIMechE CMIOSH RSP CMIQA) was educated in Dewsbury and sponsored by British Aerospace whilst he read Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bradford.
Committees: Council (member); Honorary Degrees Committee (member)
Sally Neocosmos has over 35 years experience in higher education administration and management. During her full-time career she worked in pre- and post-1992 universities, most recently as Registrar and Secretary at the University of York.