Our Leadership team

We know it takes more than a job title to make a leader. Meet the people who lead our institution every day, and learn more about the work they do.

Karen Blackett OBE, our Chancellor
Karen Blackett OBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Portsmouth
Professor Graham Galbraith, our Vice-Chancellor
Professor Graham Galbraith, Vice-Chancellor, University of Portsmouth
Bernie Topham, our Chief Operating Officer
Bernie Topham, Chief Operating Officer, University of Portsmouth
Professor Paul Hayes, our Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education and Student Experience)
Professor Paul Hayes, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education and Student Experience, University of Portsmouth
Professor Pal Ahluwalia, our Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
Professor Pal Ahluwalia, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and InnovationUniversity of Portsmouth
Chris Chang, our Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)
Chris Chang, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement , University of Portsmouth
Dr Harriet Dunbar-Morris, our Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience)
Harriet Dunbar-Morris
Mark Cooper, our Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education Partnerships)
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Emma Woollard, our Director of Finance
Emma Woollard, Director of Finance, University of Portsmouth
The University Executive Board
Students standing by the University of Portsmouth logo sculpture in Dennis Sciama Building