Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee is responsible for overseeing the pay, benefits and conditions of employment of the Vice-Chancellor and other senior staff.

Terms of reference

The Remuneration Committee is one of the committees of the Board of Trustees.

It ensures that senior staff are appropriately rewarded in terms of their recruitment, retention and motivation through a process which is robust and proportionate in its use of funds. 

For full details of the Remuneration Committee's responsibilities, see Ordinance 4 - Appendix C.‌ 

The University also publishes information on the Vice-Chancellor's remuneration.


As a group, the committee members are empowered to make decisions. They can take advice from others attending the meeting.

Members and roles

The Remuneration Committee has up to 5 members. The Chair of the Board of Trustees may not be the Chair of the Remuneration Committee.

  • Mr Mohammed Saddiq, Independent Trustee (Chair)
  • Mr Jack Boyer, Chair of the Board of Trustees
  • Ms Jessica Cecil, Independent Trustee
  • Ms Linda Fletcher, Independent Trustee
  • Mr Andrew Poolman, Independent Trustee


The following staff may attend meetings and offer advice to committee members:

  • Vice-Chancellor and President
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost
  • Registrar and University Secretary
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief People Officer

They do not have authority to make committee decisions and are not eligible to vote in meetings.

They may not be present when their own remuneration or performance is being discussed.

Committee Secretary


There are currently no vacancies.

Meeting dates and paper submission deadlines 2021/22

View paper submission guidance

  • Wednesday 6 October 2021, 10am
    (Paper deadline 21 September 2021)
  • Wednesday 6 April 2022, 10am
    (Paper deadline 22 March 2022)


Download minutes from previous Audit and Risk Committee meetings.


Minutes from this year will be added as they become available.


  • 7 April 2021 (to follow)
  • 7 October 2020 (to follow)


  • 29 April 2020 (to follow)


  • 13 June 2019 (to follow)
  • 24 January 2019 (to follow)
  • 22 November 2018 (to follow)
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