Senior Leadership Team
Te Ohu Whakahaere

SMT 2019

The University of Canterbury | Te Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) is led by the Senior Leadership Team, which organises and coordinates activities to achieve the goals outlined in:

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Cheryl de la Rey

Vice-Chancellor

Tumu Whakarae

Professor Cheryl de la Rey leads the Senior Leadership Team and has responsibility for the overall leadership of the University, reporting to the University Council.

Ian Wright

Ian Wright

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research

Tumu Tuarua

Professor Ian Wright, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research, has a dedicated focus on research strategy for the University.

Darryn Russell

Dr Darryn Russell

Assistant Vice-Chancellor - Māori, Pacific and Equity

Amokapua Pākākano |

Dr Darryn Russell assists the University in creating a learning environment which recognises and promotes Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique bicultural society.

Catherine Moran

Catherine Moran

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic

Amokapua Akoranga

Professor Catherine Moran, Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Academic, leads the teaching and learning strategy and academic achievement of our ākonga.

Jonathan Le Cocq

Jonathan Le Cocq

PVC - College of Arts

Amorangi Toi Tangata

Professor Jonathan Le Cocq is responsible for strategic, academic and operational leadership of the College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata.

Sonia Mazey

Sonia Mazey

PVC – College of Business and Law

Amorangi Umanga me te Ture

Professor Sonia Mazey is responsible for strategic, academic and operational leadership of the College of Business and Law | Te Rāngai Umanga me te Ture.

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Letitia Fickel

PVC – College of Education, Health and Human Development

Amorangi

Professor Letitia Fickel is responsible for strategic, academic and operational leadership of the College of Education, Health and Human Development I Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora.

Jan Evans Freeman

Jan Evans-Freeman

PVC – College of Engineering

Amorangi Pūkaha

Professor Jan Evans-Freeman is responsible for strategic, academic and operational  leadership of the College of Engineering | Te Rāngai Pūkaha.

Professor Wendy Lawson

Wendy Lawson

PVC – College of Science

Professor Wendy Lawson is responsible for strategic, academic and operational leadership of the College of Science | Te Rāngai Pūtaiao.

Keith Longden

Keith Longden

Executive Director of Planning, Finance and ITS

Kaihautū Matua, Ahumoni

Keith Longden, Executive Director – Planning, Finance and ITS, has oversight of Financial Services, Strategy and Planning and Information Technology Services.

Lynn McClelland

Lynn McClelland

Executive Director of Student Life, Services and Communications

Kaihautū Matua, Te Ratonga Ākonga me te Whakapā

Lynn McClelland, Executive Director – Student Life, Services and Communications, leads Student wellbeing, success and engagement.

Paul O'Flaherty

Paul O'Flaherty

Executive Director of People, Culture and Campus

Kaihautū Matua Pūmanawa Tangata

Paul O’Flaherty, Executive Director – People, Culture and Campus, leads Facilities Services and People and Culture team.

The Terms of Reference for Senior Management meetings are outlined in the Senior Management Terms of Reference document.