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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.

  • Steve Brammer

    Vice-President (Strategy & Planning) and Dean of the School of Management
    Professor Steve Brammer outside a University building

    Professor Steve Brammer is Dean of the School of Management, and the Vice-President for Strategy & Planning in the University.

  • Jonathan Knight

    Vice-President (Enterprise)
    Professor Jonathan Knight

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

  • Jane White

    Vice-President (Community and Inclusion)
    Photograph of Professor Jane White

    Professor White supports a thriving, successful, and inclusive University community of staff, students, alumni and visitors.

  • 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.

  • Richard Brooks

    Director of Human Resources
    Photograph of Richard Brooks, the Director of Human Resources

    Responsible for a wide range of services to the University relating to the recruitment, development and wellbeing of all members of the workforce.

  • 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.