Academic Council

Academic Council Membership

Elections for Professors and Teaching and Research members are held every three years, for Early Career Academics and Heads of Department, every two years and annually for Students' Union members and External Links members.

 2017-2018



1. Ex-officio
Vice-Chancellor (Chair)David Maguire
2. Appointed
(a) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)Karen Bryan
(b) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise)Javier Bonet
(c) Chief Operating OfficerAnne Poulson
(d) University SecretaryLouise Nadal
(e) Pro Vice-Chancellors (4)Derek Moore 
(wef 1 Jan 2018)

Mark O'Thomas

Jonathan Sibson

Martin Snowden
(f) Deputy Pro Vice Chancellors (5)Liz Bacon

Simeon Keates

Chris Philpott

Neil Spiller

Andrew Westby
(g) Head of Medway School of Pharmacy ScienceAlastair Mathie
(h) Director of Greenwich Research & Enterprise (GRE)Peter Griffiths
(i) Deputy Director of Student Affairs, Admin SystemsWill Fitzmaurice
(j) Director of Information & Library ServicesPaul Butler
(k) Chair of the University Research Ethics Committee, appointed by the Vice ChancellorPamela Maras
(l) Head of Academic Quality UnitVACANCY
(m) A Faculty Director of Learning & Teaching, appointed by the Vice ChancellorVeronica Habgood
3. Elected teaching and research members (8)
Dept of Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Environmental ScienceBruce Alexander 
2015-2018
Dept of Psychology, Social Work & CounsellingSandhiran Patchay 
2016-2019
Dept of Literature, Language and TheatreMaria Arche 
2017-2020
Dept of Electrical, Electronic & Computer EngineeringWim Melis 
2015-2018
Dept of Applied Engineering & ManagementSatya Shah 
2017-2020
Dept of Law & the Centre for CriminologySandra Clarke 
2015-2018
Dept of Life & Sports SciencesGiulia Getti 
2015-2018
Dept of Technology Management & EnterpriseAlec Coutroubis 
2016-2019
4. Elected heads of academic departments (3)Samer El-Daher 
2016-2018

Russell Luyt 
2016-2018

Peter Kyberd
2017-2019
5. Elected professors (2)Chris Bailey 
2016-2019

Mehmet Ugur

2017-2020

6. Elected early career academics (2)Elena Papadaki 
2017-2020

Claire Rossato
2017-2019 
7. Elected student members (4)
PresidentMeike Imberg 
2017-2018
Vice-President EducationVivian Van Lent 
2017-2018
Vice President WelfareLuke Ellis 
2017-2018
Vice President Student ActivitiesLouis Hale 
2017-2018