At Middlesex, we have an experienced and committed Executive Team, led by Vice-Chancellor Michael Driscoll. Under their combined watch, the University retains its sharp focus on academic achievement, impactful research and career progression, within a far-reaching global outlook. You can learn about their backgrounds and responsibilities here.
Michael leads the Executive Team, which answers to the Chair and the Board of Governors. His team develops the strategic approach for the University.
Deputy Chief Executive
Melvyn has responsibility for a wide range of areas, including business development, fundraising, corporate engagement, our international campuses and work based learning, as well as managing the Centre for Academic Partnerships.
He is also Executive lead for the following departments and Services: Academic Registry, Computing and Communication System Services, Estate and Facilities Management Services, Library and Student Support, Clerk to the Board of Governors.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Academic
Waqar Ahmad's portfolio covers research and academic strategy, the management of the University's academic Schools, as well as business and knowledge transfer and academic quality. In addition, he is our designated 'champion' of equal opportunities and ethics across the University.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global Marketing and Recruitment
Katie is responsible for admissions, global marketing and corporate communications, including all student recruitment.
Katie also has responsibility for the University's network of international offices and is Executive lead on the student experience and employability.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Finance
Peter has overall responsibility for the financial viability and strategy of the University and its impact on the core business of teaching, research and enterprise. He is also responsible for all the global financial operations and for Human Resource Services.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International
As Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International, Judith is responsible for the strategic leadership and development of the University's international activities, partnerships, business development and reputation. She leads and manages the University's International Regional Directors who are based in Dubai, Hong Kong and London, the Director of Academic Partnerships, and the Director of International Business Development.
Judith has over 20 years' experience in international education, having lived and worked in Europe and in the Far East. A graduate of Warwick University, where she studied for a BA in English and Education, Judith gained her PhD in English from the University of Birmingham. She has written and presented widely on English language teaching and learning, and the management of change and innovation. In more recent years she has focused on internationalisation and in particular on the implementation of internationalisation at Higher Education institutions globally.