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Who's who? - Membership of the PRC

The membership of the Committee comprises:


  • The Vice-Chancellor or a duly appointed deputy, in the Chair; ​

  • The Pro-Vice-Chancellors; 

  • The Heads of the Schools; 

  • A Head of House, appointed by the Colleges' Committee and selected from those who are members of the Council; 

  • One other member appointed by the Colleges; 

  • Three members appointed by the Council, with at least one from their own membership; 

  • Three members appointed by the General Board with at least one from an institution outside a School but under GB supervision; 

  • One student member of Council.

  • Up to two external members co-opted by the PRC, who shall not be serving members of the Audit Committee


Membership for 2023-24:


The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Deborah Prentice



Professor David Cardwell (Strategy and Planning)

Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith (Research and International Partnerships)

Professor Kamal Munir (University Community and Engagement)

Professor Andy Neely (Enterprise and Business Relations)

Professor Bhaskar Vira (Education)


Heads of the Schools:

Professor Tim Harper (Humanities and Social Sciences)

Professor Nigel Peake (Physical Sciences)

Professor Richard Penty (Technology)

Professor Anna Philpott (Biological Sciences)​

Professor Patrick Maxwell (Clinical School)

Professor Chris Young (Arts and Humanities)


Head of House, appointed by the Colleges’ Committee

Professor Pippa Rogerson (CAI)


One other member appointed by the Colleges

Mr Robert Gardiner (CAI)

Appointed by the Council:

Ms Bernadette Conroy

Mr John Dix

Professor Beverley Glover


Appointed by the General Board:

Dr Jessica Gardner


Student member:
Fergus Kirman


Committee Secretary:
Dr Nick Tamkin