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Membership 2021/22

An independent member of the Council (Chair)

Adrian Penfold

The Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Stuart Croft

The Provost (and current Chair of the Capital, Space and Amenities Group)

Professor Christine Ennew

The Registrar

Rachel Sandby-Thomas

The Group Finance Director

Rosie Drinkwater

A Pro-Vice-Chancellor or Academic Vice-President, appointed by the
Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Simon Swain

Three independent members appointed by the Council, with relevant expertise, of whom a minimum of one will be a serving independent member of the Council

Yewande Akinola (2023)
Diane Booth (2024)
Jane Findlay (2024)
Richard Hyde (2024)

Two members of the Academic staff, appointed by the Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Naomi Brookes (WMG) (2023)
Dr Lucy Hammond (WMS) (2023)

The Director of Estates (and current representative of the Quality and Design Sub-Group)

James Breckon

Two Student representatives, nominated by the Students' Union

Shingai Dzumbira (2022)
Jacob Jefferson (2022)

The Chair of the Capital, Space and Amenities Group co-opted where such individual is not otherwise a member of the Committee

Not applicable - see above

The Chair of the Quality and Design Sub-Group co-opted where such individual is not otherwise a member of the Committee

Not applicable - see above

A representative of the Environmental and Social Sustainability Action Group

Parvez Islam

NB: The year after a member's name indicates that their term of office expires on 31 July of that year.

In Attendance

Capital Programmes Director, Estates
Chief Finance Officer, Estates
Development Plan Architect
Head of Strategy, Programme Delivery & Governance, Estates
Senior Assistant Registrar, Space Management & Timetabling
Chief Communications Officer

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Terms of Reference

  1. To keep under review the development, condition, design, utilisation, performance and sustainability of the University Estate.

To recommend to the Council:

  1. The University Masterplan and related strategies.
  2. The acquisition and disposal of freehold and long leasehold land and buildings subject to the release of appropriate funding by the Financial Plan
    Sub-Committee or the Finance and General Purposes Committee; and the consent of the Council in any case which represented any significant departure from the University Masterplan or the Capital Plan.
  3. Proposals for new buildings and significant capital redevelopments with a value in excess of £1m.

To approve:

  1. Quality, design and environmental standards and locations for major land, campus or capital developments and maintenance projects, through the approval of the RIBA Stage 3 Design on the recommendation of the Quality and Design Sub-Group.
  2. The naming of significant buildings/rooms, on the recommendation of the University Executive Board or the Capital, Space and Amenities Group and in line with the Recognition of Gifts Policy and the Policy on the Naming of University Buildings as appropriate.
  3. Space principles for the University, on the recommendation of the Capital, Space and Amenities Group.

To receive:

  1. The University Capital Plan.
  2. Estates-related key performance indicators and benchmarks, and to monitor the performance of the University Estate against internal targets and sector norms, and in compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements.
  3. Estates related strategies as approved by the University Executive Board, including, but not limited to: Accommodation, Carbon, Energy, Environmental and Social Sustainability, Travel and Transport.
  4. Reports from the Capital, Space and Amenities Group, the Environmental and Social Sustainability Action Group and the Quality and Design Sub-Group.

To report:

12. To provide regular reports to the University Council, including progress updates on all Estates related strategies.

Reporting Structure

The University Estate and Environment Committee (UEEC) reports to the Council and occasionally to the Finance and General Purposes Committee.

Sub-Groups

UEEC has established the following sub-groups which report into the Committee: the Capital Space and Amenities Group (CSAG), the Environmental and Social Sustainability Action Group (ESSAG) and the Quality and Design Sub-Group (QDSG).

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretariat

Secretary: Sharon Tuersley, Secretary to Council
(S dot Tuersley at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext: 51957)

Assistant Secretary: Liz Gillick-Daniels, Administrative Officer (Governance)

Correspondence should be sent to UEC at warwick dot ac dot uk.

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Meetings

Dates of meetings of UEEC can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

The Committee Timetable is published and updated online and should be referred to when verifying arrangements through the academic year.

The timetable for submission of papers to UEEC is available here 

Templates for papers should be requested from the email above.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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