Committee members

The Quality Council for UK HE draws on expertise from across the higher education sector.

The council includes the UK higher education funding bodies, regulators, sector body representatives, academics and students.

The current membership of the council is:

Professor Nic Beech, Vice-Chancellor, University of Salford

Deputy Chair
Professor Clare Peddie, Vice Principal Education (Proctor), University of St Andrews

Beth Cooper, Universities UK

Association of Colleges (AoC) representative
Dr Arti Saraswat, Senior Policy Manager HE, AoC

GuildHE representative
Dr Alex Bols, Deputy Chief Executive, GuildHE

Universities UK representative
Dr Charlotte Snelling, Policy Manager, UUK

Committee of University Chairs (CUC) representative
John Rushforth, Executive Secretary, CUC

Department for the Economy Northern Ireland (DfENI) representative
David Rooney, Head of Quality and Governance, Higher Education Division, Department for the Economy

Office for Students (OfS) representative
Nicholas Holland, Head of Quality and Standards, OfS

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) representative
Dr Cliona O’Neill, Head of Student Experience, HEFCW

Independent Higher Education (Independent HE) representative
Alexander Proudfoot, Chief Executive, Independent HE

Scottish Funding Council (SFC) representative
Karen Gray, Assistant Director (Teaching & Quality), SFC

National Union of Students (NUS) representative
Chloe Field, Vice-President (Higher Education), NUS

Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA) representative
Ben Elger, Chief Executive, OIA

Professional Statutory and Regulatory Body (PSRB) member
Professor Mary Bishop, Director of Learning, Royal Society of Medicine

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) representative
Vicki Stott, Chief Executive Officer, QAA

Association of Heads of University Administration (AHUA) representative
Amanda Wilcox, University Secretary, Durham University

Sector member
Professor Claire Morgan, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education and Student Experience, Cardiff University

Sector member
Currently vacant

Sector member
Professor Brian Green, Deputy Associate Principal (Academic Quality and Student Experience), University of Strathclyde

Sector member
Rebecca Morrison, Associate Vice President for Academic Services and Student Engagement, Northeastern University London

Sector member
Jon Renyard, University Secretary, Arts University Bournemouth

Colleges Scotland representative

James McKean, Policy Officer, Colleges Scotland

Colleges Wales representative

Kelly Edwards, Interim Chief Executive, Colleges Wales

Student member
Currently vacant

Student member
Currently vacant