Information regarding the membership of the UCL Council, including roles and responsibilities and registered interests.
Meet the Council members - Ex Officio members (3) | Appointed members (11) | Elected members (6) | Interim Secretary
And find out more about the workings of the council.
President and Provost (since 2021)
Dr Michael Spence
Education Officer, Students' Union UCL (since 2022)
Union Affairs Officer, Students' Union UCL (since 2022)
11 members (not employees of UCL or students) are appointed by Council.
Dominic Blakemore (since 2015)
Victor Chu CBE (since 2019)
Phil Clark (since 2022)
Tina Harris (since 2022)
Tania Holt (since 2022)
Lindsay Nicholson MBE (since 2014)
Senior Appointed Officer
Turlogh O'Brien CBE (since 2018)
Christine Ohuruogu MBE (since 2022)
Lord John Sharkey (since 2017)
Dr Justin Turner KC (since 2017)
Sarah Whitney (since 2017)
3 Professors elected by and from the professorial members of Academic Board.
Professor Stephanie Bird (since 2021)
Professor Jon Butterworth (since 2021)
Professor Ralf Schoepfer (since 2020)
3 non-professorial academic staff elected by and from the elected non-professorial academic staff members of Academic Board.
Dr Alun Coker (since 2019)
Dr Martin Fry (since 2020)
Professor Helen Roberts (since 2019)
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Workings of the Council
The Chair is appointed from among the Council's appointed members for a term of office to be determined by the Council. The term of office of the Chair shall not normally exceed five years.