The University Council is the principal decision-making body in the University. The composition of the University Council is as follows:

Vice-Chancellor

Professor Bob Cryan

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield

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External Members

Mr Christopher J Brown

Chair of Council

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Mr Eric L F Nicholls

Vice-Chair of Council

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Mr Mark Fisher CBE

Director General in the Cabinet Office and Secretary to the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry

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Mrs Virginia Lloyd DL

External Member

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Mrs Joanne Harris

External Member

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Baroness Pinnock of Cleckheaton

External Member

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Professor Isobel Pollock-Hulf OBE

External Member

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Dr Ingrid Roscoe

External Member

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Mrs Helen Thomson DL

External Member

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Mr Jonathan Thornton

External Member

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Co-opted Members

Professor Tim Thornton

Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield

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Members Nominated by the Senate (Teaching Staff)

Professor Jane Owen-Lynch

Dean of the School of Applied Sciences

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Dr Jackie Lane

Senior Lecturer in Law at Huddersfield Business School

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Member Nominated by the Senate (General Staff)

Mrs Ruth Allen

Deputy Head of School Administration in the School of Human and Health Sciences

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Student Member

Mr Wael Alenezi

President, Students’ Union

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Committee Members

Mr Robert Cox

Audit Committee

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Mr Rob Kelly

Audit Committee

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Mr Bernard Ainsworth OBE

Estates Development Committee

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Clerk to the University Council

Michaela Borslawskyj

University Secretary

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