Governance Team

The Governance Team provides professional support for the University's main governance bodies including the secretariat for Council (and its Committees), Senate and the Executive Team. The Team also provides advice and support to members of Council, staff and students about the University's constitution and governance, including its decision-making and policy development. We also provide governance support for the Aston University Engineering Academy.

Contact Us

John Walter,
Director of Governance, Secretary to Council and Senate

Tel: +44(0)121 204 4869

Susan Seery,
Personal Assistant

Tel: +44(0)121 204 4190



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Our Mission is to facilitate the delivery of the Aston Strategy 2018-2023 by ensuring that the University’s governance framework is streamlined and user-friendly whilst being robust and compliant with relevant legislation and requirements of statutory bodies.