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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

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Professor Congdon's portfolio carries responsibility for the strategic development and oversight of the standard and quality of learning and teaching and the student experience.

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Ms Alison Jones

University Secretary (Director of Planning, Legal and Governance)

Alison joined the University in November 2013 and is responsible for corporate and academic governance: strategic and operational planning; project management and business improvement; corporate and academic governance; policy advice and guidance and executive support.

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Ms Joanne Marshall

Director of Human Resources and OD

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

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Professor Bill McCarthy

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Operations)

Bill McCarthy is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Operations), and Honorary Professor of Health Policy at the University of Bradford.

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Emily Wolton

Strategic Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor (commencing post 10 July 2017)

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