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Dr Gyles Brandreth

Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Professor Eunice Simmons

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Public Benefit and Cultural Engagement) and Provost of Shrewsbury

Professor Anna Sutton, Cert Ed, BEd, Med (Wales).

Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Recruitment, Quality and the Student Experience)


Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University Secretary and Director of Legal Services

Mr Adrian Lee, MA (Oxford), LLM (Staffordshire).

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Professional Services and Operations) and Chief Information Officer

Mr Brian Fitzpatrick,  BSc (Manchester), MBA (Open).

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Enhancement)

Professor Neville Ford, MA(Oxon) MSc(Manchester) PhD(Liverpool) FIMA FHEA.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Community Liaison) and Provost of Warrington

Professor Annette McIntosh-Scott,  BSc, PhD, Dip CNE, Cert Ed, RN, SCM, RCNT, RNT, FHEA.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Resources) and Bursar/Chief Financial Officer

Mr Richard Waddington, BA (Newcastle), MBA (Chester), ACMA.

Deputy Provost of Warrington Campus

Brendan O’Sullivan, GDipMus (Huddersfield), PGCE (Manchester Metropolitan), MA (Liverpool), PhD (Chester).


The written contact address for all senior officers is:

The University of Chester
Parkgate Road