About > UHR Executive


The Executive Committee, including the Chair, Treasurer and Secretary, meets every four months to formulate policy, plan activities and give strategic direction to the association. UHR is assisted by an Executive Director. We encourage sharing of information, contacts and good practice so please get in touch.

Upcoming Meetings

Exec Minutes and Papers

UHR members can download a summary of matters discussed at recent UHR Executive Committee Meetings.

UHR members can also download the following:


Executive Committee Members


Paul Boustead - Lancaster University - chair@uhr.ac.uk - in post until 30/09/2019



Vice Chairs

Sue Midha - Cardiff University - vicechair@uhr.ac.uk - in post to 30/09/2020


Joanne Marshall - University of Bradford - vicechair2@uhr.ac.uk - in post to 30/09/2019 



Alex Killick - Glasgow Caledonian University - treasurer@uhr.ac.uk - in post to 30/09/2019




Margaret Ayers - Canterbury Christ Church University - secretary@uhr.ac.uk - in post to 30/09/2019



UHR Executive Director

Helen Scott - Universities Human Resources - helen@uhr.ac.uk


Other members

  • NE Chair - Siobhan Campbell (University of Huddersfield)
  • South Chair - Andrea Thompson (Southampton Solent University)
  • Midlands Chair - Jayne Billam (Nottingham Trent University)
  • SW Chair - Arlene Stone (Bath Spa University)
  • Scotland Chair - Debbie Dyker  (University of Aberdeen)
  • Wales Chair - Jane O’Rourke (University of Wales)
  • NW Chair - Andy Catterall (Liverpool Hope University)
  • M25 Chair - Naina Patel (University of the Arts, London)
  • Republic of Ireland Chair - Vacant

Nationally elected representatives

  • Duncan Barratt (University of Westminster) - to 30/09/2019
  • Umar Zamman  (Bishop Grosseteste University) - to 30/09/2019
  • Mary Luckiram (City, University of London) - 30/09/2019
  • Pete Gibbs (Glyndwr University) - to 30/09/2019


  • Sandra Heidinger (University of Strathclyde) - to 20/09/2019








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