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Secretary to Council

About the role

The Secretary to Council is the strategic adviser to the Chair and members of the Council – supporting them to give clear direction to the University Executive, ensuring compliance, assessment of overall institutional and sector impact and ensuring the highest standards of governance throughout the University in line with our statutes, ordinances and regulations and best practice in the sector.

About the Secretary to Council

Prior to her current role, Pippa’s career in higher education has included senior financial, governance and administrative roles in Academic Departments, as well as in the University’s Estates, Health and Safety and Finance Offices.

Pippa has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 2000, having trained with Deloitte UK.She worked in practice in the North East of England, prior to moving into the Higher Education sector. Pippa holds a BSc Psychology from the University of Wales, Bangor, and is a member of the Association of Heads of University Administration, as well as the Association of University Administrators. She is a support member for the ICAEW.