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Council Membership 2016/17

The Right Honourable Baroness Ann Taylor PC (2018)

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. 

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Professor Brian Cantor, CBE

Vice-Chancellor

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.  

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Mr Roland Clark (2018)

Pro-Chancellor, Treasurer

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.

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Ms Sarah Smith (2018)

Pro-Chancellor

Committees: Governance and Nominations (member); Remunerations (member); Finance (member).

Sarah Smith is Pro-Chancellor at the University of Bradford.

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Professor Bill McCarthy

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.

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Professor Shirley Congdon

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Committees: Senate (member); Executive Board (member); Governance and Nominations (member); Honorary Degrees (member). 

Shirley Congdon is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of Bradford 

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Ms Shahnaz Ali, OBE (2018)

Lay Member

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.

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Dr Prathivadi Anand (2018)

Appointed by the Senate

Committees: Senate (member); Ethics (member).

Prathivadi Anand is a Reader in Environmental Economics and Public Policy in the Bradford Centre for International Development (BCID) in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

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Ms Zainab Garba-Sani (2018)

Academic Affairs Officer

Committees: Council (member), Senate (member), Learning & Teaching (member), Honorary Degrees Committee (member).

Zainab Garba-Sani was elected to be the University of Bradford Students' Union Academic Affairs Officer in 2017.

 

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Mr Karl Bates (2019)

Lay Member

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.

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Mr Mike Bell (2020)

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.

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Ms Fiona Driscoll (2018)

Ms Fiona Driscoll (2018)

Lay Member

Committees:- Finance (member).

Photograph and biography to follow. 

Mr Terry Hartwell (2018)

Lay Member

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.

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Dr Trevor Higgins (2018)

Lay Member

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.

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Mr Chris Mudd (2018)

Appointed by the Senate

Committees: Senate (member); Health, Saftey and Wellbeing Committee (member). 

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Professor Crina Oltean-Dumbrava (2017)

Appointed by the Senate

Committees: Senate (member).

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Mr Mohammed Pandor (2019)

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.

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Ms Joanne Beaumont (2018)

Non-Academic Staff Member

Committees: Council

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Mr Maurice Watkins CBE, LL.B., LL.M. (2018)

Lay Member

Committees:- Audit (member); Governance and Nominations (member); Ethics (member).

Maurice Watkins is a Senior Partner and Head of Sport at Brabners LLP, Solicitors Manchester.

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Mr Carl Chambers (2020)

Committees: Council (member)

Carl is a chartered accountant and barrister and, after working in both fields, has had a career in the financial services sector and in industry.

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Mr Faiz Ilyas(2018)

UBU Union Affairs Officer

Committees: Council (member); Senate (member).

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Ms Sally Neocosmos (2020)

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.

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In attendance

  • Ms A Jones, University Secretary
  • Ms A Phillips, Interim Director of Finance
  • Mr C Wilson, Director of Estates and Facilities
  • Ms J Marshall, Director of Human Resources
  • Others by invitation

Contact the Council

Email: legal-secretariat@bradford.ac.uk

University of Bradford
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West Yorkshire
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