Human Resources

Human Resources look after the relationship between staff members and the University. The team supports professional goals and development of staff, and also wellbeing at work. They also manage employment policies and conditions, staff recruitment and induction, benefits, salaries and much more.

The team is made up of four main divisions:

Key People



Director of Human Resources
Heather Paver
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6477

Jayne Thatcher
PA to the Director of Human Resources
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3649




Assistant Director of HR (Operations)
Declan Vaughan

Tel: +44 (0)121 414 2686


Assistant Director of HR (Strategy and Policy)
Adrian Buckley
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3847


Assistant Director of HR (People and Organisational Development) 
Leigh Casey 
+44 (0)121 414 8949


Assistant Director of HR (Workplace Wellbeing)
Les Wright
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5250