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 CBE DL

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield

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Mr Jonathan Thornton

Chair of Council

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Baroness Pinnock of Cleckheaton

Vice Chair of Council

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Mr Bernard Ainsworth OBE

External Member

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Mr Robert Cox

External Member

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Mr Rhys Davies FRSA

External Member

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Mr Mark Fisher CBE FRSA

External Member

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Mrs Virginia Lloyd DL

External Member

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Professor Isobel Pollock-Hulf OBE

External Member

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Mr Ajaz Ahmed BEM

External Member

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Ms Tonya Magennis

External Member

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Clare Morrow

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 Hazel Bryan

Dean of The School of Education and Professional Development

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Revd Professor Jessica Malay

Professor of English Literature within the School of Music, Humanities and Media

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Members Nominated by the Senate (General Staff)

Mr Krish Pilicudale

Director of Digital Information and responsible for the University’s Computing and Library Services

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Student Member

Miss Millie Avery – SU President

President, Students’ Union

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Committee Members

Mr Rob Kelly

Audit Committee

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Mr Paul Leigh

Audit Committee

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Clerk to the Council

Ms Alison Jones

University Secretary

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