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Vice-Chancellor's Office team

The Vice-Chancellor's Office provides a focal point for the co-ordination and integration of University business.

The support team in the Vice-Chancellor's Office (VCO) provides an efficient, effective and confidential service for the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Pro Vice-Chancellors, and the Chief Operating Officer.

Some of their responsibilities include:

  • handling all correspondence, emails, telephone calls and meetings for the VCO
  • being a two-way channel of communication around the University
  • arranging University dinners and events, including the keynote lectures sponsored by the VCO
  • maintaining the University's files of communications from organisations including Universities UK, HEFCW, Higher Education Wales, and the Welsh Government.

Contact the team

Michelle AlexisDeputy Business Manager+44 (0)29 2087 9800
Rachel BakerBusiness Manager for Innovation+44 (0)29 2251 1773
Su BallantineAdministrative Assistant, general and financial enquiries+44 (0)29 2087 0692
Donna BeckerleyPA to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences+44 (0)29 2087 0653
Jane Blake-WrightPA to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor+44 (0)29 2087 4607
Hannah DarnleyBusiness Manager to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education and Student Experience+44 (0)29 2087 0650
 PA to the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Research, Innovation and
Elizabeth DoeExecutive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer+44 (0)29 2087 0650
Sunita FarnhamPA to the Vice-Chancellor+44 (0)29 2087 4835
Shelley GrimsteadPA to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences+44 (0)29 2087 9907
Tom Hay
Head of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office
+44 (0)29 2087 9665
Rachel Ladhams PA to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Physical Sciences and Engineering +44 (0)29 2068 8443 
Eevi LaukkanenBusiness Manager for International and Europe+44 (0)29 2087 0689
Steven NaglePA to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education and Student Experience +44 (0)29 2087 0530
Chloe TaylorDiary Secretary to the Vice-Chancellor+44 (0)29 2087 4976
James Vilares Business Manager for the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Enterprise +44 (0)29 2087 0369