Records coordinators About the university

Each Faculty and Directorate of the University has at least one Records Coordinator.

Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities 

 Fiona Thirlwell

Faculty of Business 

Matthew Ray

Charles Tennant

Faculty of Education and Health 

Suzanne Vaughan

Gary Corcoran

Faculty of Engineering and Science 

Nicola Twist

Sandra Payne

Heather McAvoy-Marshall - NRI

Luke Taylor - Pharmacy

Communications and Recruitment 

Andrew Beardwell

Hannah Cook - International

Claire Barrett - Marketing

Dan Stevens - Alumni

Emma Townrow - PR

Estates and Facilities 

Rachel Day


Mick Millwood - Procurement

Per Reiff-Musgrove - Finance


Neil Cormack-Bissett

Lyn Arnold

Human Resources

Julie Fisher-Jones

Vickie Tomkins


Gail Moore

Student Academic Services 

Mark Crittenden

Bill Franciscy

Vice Chancellor's Office (VCO)

Trudy Brighton

Debbie Sheppard - Academic Quality Unit

Gillian Keyms - Education Development Unit

Joanne Keys - Health & Safety

Sonia Singh - Planning & Statistics

The role of the Records Coordinator

  • To raise staff awareness, in their Faculty or Directorate, of compliance with relevant legislation e.g. Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulations, Data Protection Act / General Data Protection Regulation
  • To ensure compliance with relevant legislation in their Faculty or Directorate, including assisting to set up new systems and procedures within their Faculty or Directorate during the period when new relevant legislation comes into force
  • To co-ordinate responses to enquiries under legislation in their Faculty or Directorate in consultation with the Information Compliance Manager
  • To maintain information and records management and compliance systems in their Faculty or Directorate
  • To maintain the Faculty or Directorate Information & Records Retention Schedule, in collaboration with the Information Compliance Manager
  • To co-ordinate the maintenance of archival records in their Faculty or Directorate, and administer where necessary the university off-site physical storage of their area's records
  • To collaborate with the Information Compliance Manager in relation to making appropriate information publicly accessible on the website
  • To liaise with the Information Compliance Manager on queries / or to request further guidance
  • To comment on guidance and training – and to attend appropriate training / briefing sessions to maintain their knowledge and understanding of the legislation and its implications for their Faculty or Directorate
  • To ensure appropriate delegation of tasks to achieve the obligations of the university and of the role