Academic Council

Academic Council Membership 2018-2019

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.


1. Ex-officio 
Vice-Chancellor (Chair)David Maguire
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)Karen Bryan
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)Javier Bonet
Chief Operating OfficerPeter Taylor (interim)
University Secretary Peter Garrod
Pro Vice-Chancellors (4)Derek Moore
 Mark O'Thomas
 Jonathan Sibson
 Martin Snowden
Head of Medway School of PharmacySusan Barker
Director of Greenwich Research and Enterprise (GRE)Peter Griffiths
Director, Student & Academic ServicesChris Shelley
Director of Information and Library ServicesPaul Butler
Director of Natural Resources Institute (NRI)Andrew Westby
University Director of Teaching and LearningClare Saunders
Chair of the University Research Ethics CommitteePamela Maras
2. Members appointed by the Vice-Chancellor 
A Faculty Director of Learning and TeachingVeronica Habgood
3. Elected staff members 
(a|) Eight elected teaching and research members 
Dept. of Literature, Language and TheatreMaria Arche, 2017-2020
School of Humanities and Social SciencesVictoria Carolan 2018-2021
School of EngineeringWim Melis, 2018-2021
Dept. of Psychology, Social Work and CounsellingSandhiran Patchay, 2016-2019
School of ScienceLauren Pecorino, 2018-2021
School of EngineeringAnna Romanova, 2018-2021
Dept. of Human Resource Management & Organisational BehaviourHan-Huei (Crystal) Tsay, 2018-2021
School of DesignBenzion Kotzen 2018-2021
(b) Three elected heads of academic departments/schools 
 Darrick Joliffe 2018-2020
 Hilary Orpin, 2018-2020
 Adrian Dobbs, 2018-2020
(c) Two elected professors 
 Chris Bailey, 2016-2019
(d) Two elected early career academics 
 Claire Rossato, 2017-2019
 Elena Papadaki, 2017-2019
(e) Four elected student members 
PresidentMeike Imberg, 2018-2019
Vice President, EducationAlessio Papa, 2018-2019
Vice President, WelfareHenry Setter, 2018-2019
Vice President, Student ActivitiesJonathan Smith, 2018-2019