Senior Management Team
Te Ohu Whakahaere
UC's management is led by the Senior Management Team which organises and coordinates activities to achieve the goals outlined in UC Investment Plan, UC’s 2015–16 Plan and UC Futures - How UC will support Canterbury's renewal.
Dr Rod Carr leads the Senior Management Team and has responsibility for the overall leadership of the university, reporting to the University Council.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Tumu Tuarua Akoranga
Dr Hamish Cochrane is responsible for UC regulations, academic, learning and teaching policies, procedures and guidelines.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
Tumu Tuarua Rangahau
Professor Ian Wright has operational responsibility for research issues and outside commercial activities by staff and students.
Jeff Field has operational responsibility for governance, statutory and regulatory compliance and is the secretary to the University Council.
Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori
Darryn Russell assists UC in creating a learning environment which recognises and promotes New Zealand’s unique bicultural society.
Assistant Vice-Chancellor Academic Strategic Projects
Amokapua Rautaki Akoranga
Professor Catherine Moran coordinates the Graduate Profile programme and other key projects such as enhancing the student experience.
Amorangi Toi Tangata
Professor Jonathan Le Cocq has operational responsibility for the College of Arts.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor Business and Law
Amorangi Umanga me te Ture
Professor Sonia Mazey has operational responsibility for the College of Business and Law.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education, Health & Human Development
Amorangi Ako me te Hauora
Professor Gail Gillon has operational responsibility for the College of Education, Health & Human Development.
Professor Jan Evans-Freeman has operational responsibility for the College of Engineering.
Professor Wendy Lawson has operational responsibility for the College of Science.
Executive Director Student Services and Communications
Kaihautū Matua Ākonga me te Whakapā
Ms Lynn McClelland is responsible for student welfare, equal educational opportunities, accommodation, communications and international matters.
Executive Director Learning Resources
Kaihautū Matua Rauemi Ako
Ms Alex Hanlon is responsible for the management and development of UC Libraries, Information Technology Services and the UC Estate including Capital Works property and infrastructure.
Executive Director Human Resources
Kaihautū Matua Pūmanawa Tangata
Mr Paul O'Flaherty has operational responsibility for all policies and procedures related to the management of staff and employment issues.