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University of Bath

Senior Management team

The Vice-Chancellor and the Senior Management team manage the University and lead on key strategies and projects.

Senior academic and administrative officers provide support to the Senior Management team through the University Executive Committee.


  • Ian White

    Vice-Chancellor and President
    A portrait photo of Professor Ian White

    The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian White, is both the academic leader and chief executive of the University.

  • Julian Chaudhuri

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education and Global)
    Photograph of Professor Julian Chaudhuri

    Professor Chaudhuri is responsible for leading the University’s Education Strategy, working with the Faculties, School and colleagues across our community.

  • Sarah Hainsworth

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)
    Professor Sarah Hainsworth

    Professor Hainsworth is responsible for developing the University’s Research Strategy, working with the Faculties, School, and colleagues across the University.

  • Cassie Wilson

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience)
    Photograph of Prof Cassie Wilson

    Professor Wilson focuses on student experience, engagement, wellbeing, and employability.

  • Rajani Naidoo

    Vice-President (Community & Inclusion)
    Professor Rajani Naidoo

    Professor Naidoo supports a thriving, successful, and inclusive University community of staff and students at all levels.

  • Jonathan Knight

    Vice-President (Enterprise)
    Professor Jonathan Knight

    The Vice-President (Enterprise) is responsible for developing and implementing research partnerships, innovation, and knowledge exchange.

  • Ghazwa Alwani-Starr

    Chief Operating Officer
    A head and shoulders shot of Dr Ghazwa Alwani-Starr, smiling.

    Dr Ghazwa Alwani-Starr sits on University Executive Board, with responsibility for leading key corporate services.

  • Martin Williams

    Director of Finance
    Martin Williams

    The Director of Finance is responsible for the University's financial strategy and the policies and procedures supporting it.

  • Nicky Kemp

    Director of Policy, Planning & Compliance
    Dr Nicky Kemp

    Nicky Kemp is responsible for the University’s strategic and operational planning, risk management and performance monitoring activities.