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Meet the team at Leeds Trinity University, from our Vice-Chancellor, Executive and Leadership Team who are responsible for the day-to-day management of the University, to our honorary Chancellor and Pro-Chancellors, Board of Governors and Honorary Fellows.


Professor Charles Egbu, Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University. You can find out more about our Vice-Chancellor here.

The Executive

  • Professor Charles Egbu, Vice-Chancellor
  • Professor Malcolm Todd, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Phill Dixon, Chief Operating Officer
  • David Butcher, Director of Finance and University Secretary

Leadership Team

The senior leadership team at Leeds Trinity 

  • Professor Charles Egbu, Vice-Chancellor
  • Professor Malcolm Todd, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Phill Dixon, Chief Operating Officer
  • David Butcher, Director of Finance and University Secretary
  • Professor Paul Ryan, Head of the School of Social and Health Sciences
  • Catherine O’Connor, Head of the School of Communication, Business and Law
  • Professor John Leach, Director of the Institute of Childhood and Education
  • John Hawksworth, Director of Human Resources
  • Julie Dodd, Director of Marketing, Communications and Recruitment
  • Len Windle, Director of Estates and Facilities
  • Mark Joyce, Director of Information Services
  • Claire Newhouse, Director of the Centre for Apprenticeships, Work-based Learning and Skills
  • Emma Murphy, Director of Student and Academic Services
  • Ruth Wilson, Director of Student Support and Engagement
  • Dr Mark Fogarty, Director of Academic Partnerships


  • Actor and playwright Deborah McAndrew, Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University


  • Ed Anderson, Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire and Rt Hon John Battle

Board of Governors

  • Jamie Hanley, Chair of Board and Governance & Nominations Committee
  • The Rt Reverend Marcus Stock, Bishop of Leeds, Ex-Officio Chair of the Board
  • Jason Aldiss, Board of Governors
  • Justine Andrew, Board of Governors and Chair of Remuneration Committee
  • Mark Brockbank, Board of Governors
  • Roohi Collins, Board of Governors
  • Michael Feely, Board of Governors
  • Thelma Ford-Escobar, Board of Governors
  • Andrew Gilliland, Board of Governors
  • Aidan Grills, Board of Governors
  • Chelsy Grooby, Board of Governors
  • David Haslam, Board of Governors
  • Martin Holden, Board of Governors
  • Professor Charles Egbu, Vice-Chancellor
  • Richard Marchant, Vice-Chair of Board and Chair of Finance & Resources Committee
  • Emily Reed, Board of Governors
  • Liz Richards, Board of Governors and Chair of Audit Committee
  • Sue Rix, Board of Governors
  • Paul Southern, Board of Governors
  • Craig Williams, Clerk to the Board of Governors
  • Amy Wilson, Board of Governors
  • Mark Wilson, Board of Governors

Articles of Association

The University has Articles of Association incorporating Instrument and Articles of Government.

This is the governing document that defines the University's aims and objectives and how the University undertakes its core functions.


Download the Remuneration Committee’s Annual Statement

Governance Effectiveness Review

Download the latest Governance Effectiveness Review Action Plan Update below.