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Council members

Council is made up of a majority of independent members as well as staff and student members.

Ex officio

NameRole End of current term of office
Patrick Younge Chair 31/12/2025
Jan Juillerat Vice-Chair 31/07/2024
Professor Colin Riordan Vice-Chancellor  
Professor Damian Walford Davies Deputy Vice-Chancellor 31/07/2024

Lay members

NameRole End of current term of office
Judith Fabian Lay member 31/07/2024
Professor Dame Janet Finch Lay member 31/07/2025
Michael Hampson Lay member 31/07/2024
Chris Jones Lay member 31/12/2023
Jan Juillerat Lay member/Vice-Chair of Council 31/07/2023
Dr Joanna Newman Lay member 31/07/2023
Suzanne Rankin Lay member 27/04/2025
Dr Pretty Sagoo Lay member 31/12/2023
David Selway Lay member 31/07/2025
John Shakeshaft Lay member 31/07/2025
Agnes Xavier-Phillips Lay member 31/07/2024
Jennifer Wood Lay member 31/07/2025
Patrick Younge Lay member/Chair of Council 31/12/2025

College Pro Vice-Chancellor

NameDepartment End of current term of office
Professor Rudolf Allemann College of Physical Sciences and Engineering 31/07/2023

Head of School

NameDepartment End of current term of office
Professor Rachel Ashworth Cardiff Business School 31/07/2023

Member of Academic Staff (excluding those from the Professional Services)

NameDepartment End of current term of office
Professor Marc Buehner School of Psychology 31/07/2023

Members of Professional Services staff

NameDepartment End of current term of office
Jeremy Lewis University IT 31/07/2025
Paul Baston Security Services 31/07/2023

Student members

NameRole End of current term of office
Gina Dunn President of the Students' Union 30/06/2023
Angie Flores Vice President Postgraduate 30/06/2023

Secretary

NameRole
Rashi Jain University Secretary and General Counsel