University  Management

Vice-Chancellor's Team

The Vice-Chancellor's Executive Team are fully committed to the delivery of the vision and strategy for Wrexham University, together with our own teams.

"There is tremendous potential in the region, and as the University of Wrexham and for North East Wales, we will ensure that our students and graduates will be at the heart of those opportunities." - Vice-Chancellor Professor Maria Hinfelaar

Vice Chancellor Professor Maria Hinfelaar
Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Aulay Mackenzie
Executive Director of Finance David Elcock
Executive Director of Operations Lynda Powell
Executive Director of Human Resourses Pete Gibbs
Pro Vice Chancellor, Partnerships (UK & International) Professor Aulay Mackenzie
Pro Vice Chancellor, Research  Professor Richard Day

You can find our full University management structure here.

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  • register of interests

    In order to ensure proper conduct of public business and keep in line with Freedom of Information Act Institutions, we are required to maintain and make publicly available a register of interests of all members of the Vice-Chancellor’s Executive Team (VCET). On an annual basis, the VCET are invited to declare any interests which might conflict with the interests of the University, or which they otherwise wish to declare. This register includes declarations received up to September 2021.

    Register of Interests

Senior Leadership Team

The executive group sets the University's strategic goals and ensures a corporate approach is taken to papers submitted to the Senate and Board of Governors.

Position Board member
Vice-Chancellor Professor Maria Hinfelaar
Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Aulay Mackenzie
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Partnerships, UK & International) Professor Aulay Mackenzie
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Richard Day
Executive Director of Finance David Elcock
Executive Director of Operations Lynda Powell
Executive Director of HR Peter Gibbs
Dean of Faculty of Arts, Science, and Technology Professor Alec Shepley
Dean of Faculty of Social and Life Sciences Simon Stewart
Director of Marketing and Admissions Helena Eaton
Director of Strategic Planning of Student Administration James Dawson
Director of Information Services Justin Williams
Students' Union President Amy Anglesea
Site Director for St Asaph Professor Caroline Gray
Senior Executive Officer and Clerk to the Vice Chancellor's Board Gerry Beer


The financial statements and related reports provide information to give a true and fair view of both the University's financial performance and its financial position at the year-end.
They are of use to all of our stakeholders; the governing body, funding bodies, employees, students, lenders, industry and the general public.
Alongside the financial information, you will find a Governor's Report, an Auditor's Report and clear statements about the governance of the University and the accounting policies it has adopted.
The financial statements are prepared in accordance with the Statement of Recommended Practice: accounting for further and higher education, UK GAAP and the disclosure requirements of our funding bodies.

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