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Vice-Chancellor - Professor Paul Boyle

The Vice-Chancellor is the University's chief executive and principal academic and administrative officer. He provides leadership and strategic direction to the University and is responsible for its financial sustainability. 

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Paul Boyle, Vice-Chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor is supported by a Senior Management Team with responsibility for specific activities within the University. 

Registrar and Chief Operating Officer - Andrew Rhodes

The Registrar is the deputy chief executive and is the head of the University's professional, administrative and support services including HR, Finance, Estates, Digital, Marketing and student services.  He is responsible for the governance of the University and is Deputy Chief Executive, stepping in for the Vice Chancellor in their absence. 

The Directors of the administrative and support services report directly to the Registrar.

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Andrew Rhodes - Head and Shoulders

Provost - Professor Steve Wilks

Professor Steve Wilks has been appointed Provost from 1st December 2019 to 31st December 2022. He also has delegated authority for Planning & Resources and oversight of all academic Colleges at Swansea.

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Steve Wilks H&S

Pro-Vice Chancellor, Education - Professor Martin Stringer

Professor Martin Stringer is the Pro-Vice Chancellor with delegated responsibility for Student Recruitment, Student Experience and Education.

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Professor Martin Stringer in front of bookshelves

Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation, Professor Helen Griffiths

Professor Helen Griffiths is the Pro-Vice Chancellor with delegated responsibility for Research and Innovation.

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Prof Helen Griffith, PVC - Research and Innovation