Registrar and Secretary's Office


The Registrar and Secretary, Mr Lee Sanders, is the University’s Chief Operating Officer responsible for Professional Services. He is a member of the University Executive Board and is involved in University strategy and policy and providing advice to the Vice-Chancellor and other senior colleagues. As Secretary to the Senate and Council, he is responsible for University governance.

Lee is involved in national and international work in Higher Education. He is currently Honorary Secretary of the Association of Heads of University Administration and a member of the UK-Sweden Registrar’s Group.

The Registrar and Secretary’s Office supports these activities. The Assistant Secretary works with the Registrar to support university governance, and the Assistant Registrar (Executive Support) works closely with the Vice-Chancellor and Registrar on strategic projects.

The Registrar and Secretary’s Office is co-located with the Vice-Chancellor’s Office and works closely with the Vice-Chancellor, Provost and Vice-Principal and the Pro-Vice Chancellors.

Key people

Registrar and Secretary
Mr Lee Sanders

PA to the Registrar and Secretary
Kim Davies
Email -
Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 3977

Assistant Registrar (Executive Support)
Mark Senior
Email -
Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 8231 

Assistant Secretary
Colette McDonough
Email -
Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 6373

Governance Officer
Chris Campbell-Kelly
Email -
Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 8111

Governance Officer
Amy Simcox
Email -
Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 9064

Qualification verification requests should be directed to or by fax to +44 (0) 121 414 7927. This service endeavours to turn around requests within five working days. Further information can be found from Academic References.