University leaders

The following leaders are responsible for the overall management of UC.

Senior Leadership Team

See the Senior Leadership Team page.

Heads of academic schools and departments Name
Accounting and Information Systems Annette Mills
Aotahi: Māori and Indigenous Studies (School) Sacha McMeeking
Biological Sciences (School) Matthew Turnbull
UC Business School Paul Ballantine
Chemical and Process Engineering Peter Gostomski
Civil and Natural Resources Engineering Mark Davidson
Computer Science and Software Engineering Richard Green
Earth and Environment (School) James Schulmeister
Economics and Finance Jedrzej Bialkowski
Educational Studies and Leadership (School) Annelies Kamp
Electrical and Computer Engineering Paul Gaynor
Fine Arts (School) - School of Humanities & Creative Arts Robin Neate
Forestry (School) Bruce Manley
Health Sciences (School) Philip Schluter
Humanities & Creative Arts (School) Peter Field
Language, Social & Political Sciences (School) LindaJean Kenix
Law (School of) Neil Boister
Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Lucie Ozanne
Mathematics and Statistics (School) Clemency Montelle
Mechanical Engineering Mathieu Sellier
Music (School) - School of Humanities & Creative Arts Glenda Keam
Product Design (School) Conan Fee
Physical and Chemical Sciences Rudi Marquez
Psychology, Speech and Hearing (School) Donald Hine
Teacher Education (School) Misty Sato

Dean of Arts - Kevin Watson

Dean (International of the Arts Faculty) - Chris Jones

Associate Dean (Academic) - Alison Holcroft

Business and Law

Dean (International) – Laura Meriluoto

Dean of Law – Ursula Cheer

Dean of Business  - Russell Wordsworth

Education, Health and Human Development

Academic Dean (on secondment to AVC-Academic) - Julie Mackey

Acting Academic Dean - Sarah Lovell

Associate Dean - David Small


College of Engineering Dean (Academic) - Shayne Gooch

College of Engineering Dean (International) - Moffat Mathews

College of Engineering Dean (Intermediate) - Philippa Martin


Academic Dean of Science – Associate Professor David Conradson

International Dean – Professor Richard Hartshorn

Postgraduate Research Professor Megan McAuliffe (Dean of Postgraduate Research)
  Associate Professor Rebecca Kelly (Associate Dean)
Associate Dean of Postgraduate Research (Scholarships) Professor Ekant Veer