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Declaration of interests

In Board of Governors

In Board of Governors

Members of the Board of Governors are required to complete a declaration of interests form annually, in accordance with the University's Conflict of Interest Policy.

New declarations are to be made annually in advance of each academic year, and updated as and when circumstances change.

Liz Barnes

Self

  • Staffordshire University - Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive
  • Staffordshire University - Director
  • JISC - Trustee
  • Staffordshire University Multi-Academies Trust - Member
  • Uttoxeter Multi-Academy Trust - Member
  • Potteries Educational Trust - Member
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Multi-Academy Trust - Member

Connected people

  • Staffordshire University - Visiting Fellow
  • CB Sports Performance - Director

Cordella Bart-Stewart

Self

  • Stewart & Co - Consultant Solicitor
  • First-Tier Tribunal (Ministry of Justice) - Judge
  • BPP Law School - External Examiner 
  • Black Solicitors' Network - Director
  • Chartered Management Institute - Companion
  • The Law Society of England and Wales - Member

Connected people

  • None

Darren Clarke

Self

  • Staffordshire University Students' Union - President
  • Staffordshire University Students' Union Charitable Trust (CIO) - Chair of Trustees
  • National Union of Students - Services Board Member
  • National Union of Students - National Executive Council
  • Labour Party - Member

Darren Clarke is contracted to return to the University to complete his studies following his year as President of Staffordshire University Students' Union.

Connected people

  • None

Richard Cotterell

Self

  • Caterpillar Inc - General Manager
  • South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Trust - Non-Exec Director
  • Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Enterprise Partnership - Board Member

Connected people

  • None

Glenn Earlam

Self

  • David Lloyd Clubs - Chief Executive Officer
  • PA & GE Ltd - Director
  • Leggend Ltd - Director

Connected people

  • None

David Gage

Self

  • Lichfield Cathedral - Council member and Investment Committee member
  • Lichfield City Centre Development Partnership Board - Chair
  • HEFCE Leadership, Governance and Management Advisory Committee - Member
  • HEFCE Financial Sustainability Strategy Group - Member
  • Committee of University Chairs - Member
  • Deputy Lieutenant of Staffordshire

Connected people

  • None

Kevin Gould

Self

  • Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (East Grinstead) - Director
  • Sharpthorne Services Ltd - Director
  • CIEH Ltd - Director
  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health - Trustee
  • Environmental Health Officers Welfare Fund - Trustee
  • West Hoathly Parish Council - Councillor
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales - Fellow
  • Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors - Member, and Banking & Financial Services Advisory Panel Member

Connected people

  • Sharpthorne Services Ltd - Director
  • Chartered Association of Certified Accountants - Member

Cathryn Hickey

Self

  • AMRICC (Applied Materials Research, Innovation and Commercialisation Company) - Chief Executive (AMRICC has a Memorandum of Understanding with Staffordshire University)
  • Successful Tutors - Owner
  • Valance Court Management Company - Director

Connected people

  • None

John Henderson

Self

  • Staffordshire County Council - Chief Executive
  • Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, (REME) - Colonel Commandant
  • 105 Battalion REME - Honorary Colonel
  • Engineering Council - Chartered Engineer (CEng)
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineers - Fellow (FIMechE)
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport - Fellow (FCILT)

Connected people

  • None

Mike Herbert

Self

  • St Modwen Properties plc - Regional Director
  • The following subsidiaries and associated companies of the above: Trentham Leisure Limited; St. Modwen Developments Limited; St. Modwen Ventures Limited; St. Modwen Corporate Services Limited; Festival Waters Limited; KPI Corporate Services Limited; Stoke-on-Trent Regeneration Limited; Stoke-on-Trent Regeneration (Investments) Limited - Director (the above Stoke-on-Trent Regeneration companies are a Joint Venture between St. Modwen and the City Council of Stoke-on-Trent with a shareholding of 81% / 19% respectively)
  • Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce Limited - Director
  • Rotary Club of Stoke-on-Trent - Member and current President
  • Potteries Educational Trust - Member

Connected people

  • Staffordshire University - employee

Sam Pillow

Self

  • Staffordshire University Students' Union - Vice President
  • Staffordshire University Students' Union Charitable Trust (CIO) - Trustee

Connected people

  • None

Doug Rouxel

Self

  • Staffordshire University - Lecturer
  • Self-employed Artist/Author (distribution contract with Pavilion Books)
  • Green Party of England and Wales - Member of the Executive
  • Staffordshire University UCU - Branch Chair

Connected people

  • None

Sarah Tudor

Self

  • Staffordshire University - Director of Employer Partnerships
  • PM Training - Non-Executive Director

Connected people

  • Staffordshire University - employee

Jonathan Vardon

Self

  • Provident Financial Management Services Limited - Chief Information Officer
  • Provident Financial Group - Associate Director, Consumer Credit Division

Connected people

  • None

Sara Williams

Self

  • Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce - Chief Executive (The University is a patron and supporter of the Chambers and regularly sponsors events)
  • South Staffordshire College - Governor
  • New Vic Theatre - Trustee
  • Liverpool Playhouse & Everyman Theatre - Commercial Board Member
  • Staffordshire University Academies Trust - Member
  • Chartered Management Institute - Fellow

Connected people

  • Social Value UK - Chief Executive (The University is a member of Social Value UK)
  • Furniture Resource Group - Board Member
  • Social Investment Business Group - Non-executive Director
  • Social Stock Exchange Admissions Panel - Member
  • ICAEW Assurance Panel - Member
  • BSI Group, Committee for Social Impact - Member
  • ICAEW - Member