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Leadership and structure

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PROFESSOR SIR IAN GREER

PRESIDENT AND VICE-CHANCELLOR

Supported by the Vice Presidents and Pro-Vice-Chancellors, each with specific portfolios.

Vice-Chancellor's Office

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PROFESSOR STUART ELBORN

PROVOST and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Acting)

  

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PATRICK ANDERSON 

Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer 

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PROFESSOR ARCHIE CLEMENTS 

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise (Incoming)

Ryan Feeney

DR RYAN FEENEY 

Vice-President Strategic Engagement and External Affairs 

Alister Finlay

ALISTAIR FINLAY 

University Secretary

Prof. Nola Hewitt Dundas

PROFESSOR NOLA HEWITT-DUNDAS

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Chris Johnson

PROFESSOR CHRIS JOHNSON

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Engineering and Physical Sciences

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GILLIAN MAGEE

Vice-President and Chief People Officer

Professor Aaron Maule

PROFESSOR AARON MAULE

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Medicine, Health and Life Sciences (Interim)

Margaret Topping

PROFESSOR MARGARET TOPPING

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement

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PROFESSOR JUDITH WILLIAMS

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students

Head of Student Plus, Caroline Young

CAROLINE YOUNG 

Vice-President for Students and Corporate Services 

   

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Directorates
Professional support services

The University’s Professional Services sector is responsible for the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of services in support of the University’s corporate objectives.

Professional support directorates

Directorate Name

Head of Directorate

Education and Student Services Maria Lee (Acting Director)
Alumni Engagement and Philanthropy Eddie Friel (incoming)
Estates Peter Erwin (Acting Director)
Finance Anne McLaughlin (Acting Director)
Information Services Ian Purdy (Acting Director)
Global Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions Roisin McEvoy (Acting Director)
Research  Wendy McLoone (Acting Director)
Innovation and Enterprise
QUBIS

Brian McCaul (Interim)

Student and Campus Life Elizabeth McLaughlin 
Strategic Communications Eamon Deeney 
Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility Alistair Stewart (Acting)
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FACULTY STRUCTURE

THREE FACULTY GROUPINGS

Each are headed up by a Pro Vice-Chancellor, and there are 15 Schools each led by a Head of School.

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty Director of Operations: Helen Hart

School Head of School School Manager
School of Arts, English and Languages Dr Kurt Taroff Denise Toner
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics                    Professor James Davis Conor O'Neill
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Professor Daniel Muijs Patricia Reilly
School of Law Professor Joan Loughrey Colette Farrell
Queen's University Business School Professor M.N. Ravishankar Sonia O'Hare 
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Faculty Director of Operations: Shannon Caldwell

School Head of School School Manager
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Juliana Early Katie Mulholland 
School of Natural and Built Environment Professor Gerry Hamill Maria Bennett 
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Professor Karen Rafferty Allister Lee
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Prof Panagiotis Manesiotis Angela Doherty 
School of Mathematics and Physics Professor Mauro Paternostro Teresa Cotton 
School of Psychology Professor Teresa McCormack Dr. Martin Sawey
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Faculty Director of Operations (Interim): Colleen Spence

School Head of School School Manager
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences                    Professor Pascal McKeown Catherine McKeown
School of Biological Sciences Professor Geoff McMullan Siobhan Fitzsimons 
School of Pharmacy Professor Colin McCoy Tara Brown
School of Nursing and Midwifery Professor Donna Fitzsimons Gillian Shannon
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UNIVERSITY OVERSIGHT

Senate, university charter and statutory governance.

University Governance

STRATEGY 2030

Strategy 2030 sets out our ambition for the next ten years to Shape A Better World through life-changing education and research.

Our vision is to be a global research-intensive university, generating internationally leading research coupled with outstanding teaching and learning, focused on the needs of our society, locally and globally. 

Find out more about Our Vision for 2030