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Senior Management Team (SMT)

Professor Brian Cantor, CBE


Brian Cantor is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bradford. Before that he was Vice-Chancellor of the University of York; before that Professor of Materials and Head of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Oxford; and before that a research scientist and engineer at GE Corporate Research Labs in the USA. He is acknowledged as a world authority on materials manufacturing. He was Vice-President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and was awarded a CBE for services to higher education in the 2013 New Year’s Honours.

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Professor Shirley Congdon

VC Elect & Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

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

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Professor John Bridgeman

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Knowledge Transfer)

John Bridgeman joined the University as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Transfer in October 2017.  John studied Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham and completed an MSc and PhD in Water Science and Engineering at Cranfield University.

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Ms Joanne Marshall

Director of HR, OD and Campus Services

Joanne Marshall was appointed as Director of Human Resources and OD at the University of Bradford in December 2013.

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Emily Wolton

Strategic Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor

Emily Wolton was appointed the Strategic Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor in July 2017.

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Mr Stuart McKinnon-Evans

Chief Finance Officer

Stuart joined the University as Chief Finance Officer in February 2018.

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