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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

Name Role End of current term of office
Patrick YoungeChair 31/12/2025
Jan JuilleratVice-Chair 31/07/2024
Professor Colin Riordan Vice-Chancellor  
Professor Damian Walford DaviesDeputy Vice-Chancellor 31/07/2024

Lay members

Name Role End of current term of office
Judith Fabian Lay member 31/07/2024
Professor Dame Janet Finch Lay member 31/07/2022
Michael HampsonLay member31/07/2024
Chris JonesLay member31/12/2023
Jan JuilleratLay member/Vice-Chair of Council31/07/2023
Dr Joanna NewmanLay member31/07/2023
Dr Pretty SagooLay member31/12/2023
John ShakeshaftLay member31/07/2022
David Simmons Lay member 31/07/2022
Judge Ray SinghLay member31/07/2022
Dr Janet WademanLay member31/07/2022
Suzanne RankinLay member27/04/2025
Agnes Xavier-PhillipsLay member31/07/2024
Patrick Younge Lay member/Chair of Council 31/12/2025

College Pro Vice-Chancellor

NameDepartmentEnd of current term of office
Professor Rudolf AllemannCollege of Physical Sciences and Engineering31/07/2023

Heads of School

NameDepartment End of current term of office
Professor Rachel AshworthCardiff Business School31/07/2023
Professor Kenneth HamiltonSchool of Music31/07/2022

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

NameDepartmentEnd of current term of office
Professor Marc BuehnerSchool of Psychology31/07/2023

Members of Professional Services staff

Name Department End of current term of office
Ricardo CalilUniversity Library Service31/07/2022
Paul BastonSecurity Services31/07/2023

Student members

Name Role End of current term of office
Hannah DoePresident of the Students' Union 30/06/2022
Gina DunnVice President Education30/06/2022

Secretary

Name Role
Rashi JainUniversity Secretary and General Counsel