Council members | Ngā Mema o te Kaunihera

Hon Amy Adams

Hon. Amy Adams

Chancellor

Tumu Kaunihera

The Hon. Amy Adams is the Chancellor of the University and chairs the Council, the Executive Committee, the Honours and Appointments Committee, the Council Appeals Committee and the Vice-Chancellor Employment Committee.  Ms Adams was appointed to the Council by the Minister of Education.  

Shayne Te Aika

Shayne Te Aika

Pro-Chancellor

Tumu Tuarua Kaunihera

Shayne Te Aika was appointed to the Council after consultation with Ngāi Tahu.  Mr Te Aika is a member of the Executive Committee, the Honours and Appointments Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee, and the Vice-Chancellor Employment Committee.  The Pro-Chancellor chairs the Council in the absence of the Chancellor. 

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Cheryl de la Rey

Vice-Chancellor

Tumu Whakarae

The Vice-Chancellor has responsibility for the overall leadership of the university, reporting to the University Council.  Professor Cheryl de la Rey leads the senior management team and is the equivalent of the Chief Executive of the university.

Peter Ballantyne

Peter Ballantyne

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Peter Ballantyne was appointed by the Council and a member of the Vice-Chancellor Employment Committee and Honours and Appointments Committee.

Liz Bond

Liz Bond

Council Member | Mema o te Kaunihera

Liz Bond is the General Staff representative on Council.
Pierce Crowley

Pierce Crowley

Council Member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Pierce is the current President of UCSA and as such holds a position on Council as the student representative.

Roger Gray

Roger Gray

Council Member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Roger Gray is a member of the Council and was appointed by the Minister.

Jack Heinemann

Jack Heinemann

Council Member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Professor Jack Heinemann is the Academic Staff representative on Council.

Keiran Horne

Keiran Horne

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Keiran Horne is a member of Council and was appointed by the Minister. She is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Warren Poh

Warren Poh

Council member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Warren Poh was appointed by the Council.

Gillian Simpson council member picture

Gillian Simpson

Council Member

Mema o te Kaunihera

Gillian was appointed by the Council.

Council constitution and position description

Council members are elected according to the Council constitution and position description.