School of Health in Social Science

School governance

Information about the various roles across the school and their responsibility.

The Head of School is formally responsible to the Head of College and, through her or him, to the Principal, and through her or him, to the University Court, for the academic leadership and management of the School. The Head of School is supported in the leadership and management of the School by a variety of role-holders and committees to whom responsibilities are devolved.

School Roles


Role Holder School Committees
Head of School Matthias Schwannauer School Management -Promotions-
Head of Clinical Psychology David Gillanders School Management
Head of Counselling and Psychotherapy Heather Wilkinson School Management
Head of Nursing Studies Aisha Holloway School Management
Director of Learning and Teaching Emily Taylor School Management -Board of Studies-, Learning & Teaching Strategy
Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange Corinne Reid School Management, Research & Knowledge Exchange -Research Ethics-
PGR Coordinator Angus Macbeth School Management, Research & Knowledge Exchange, Learning & Teaching
Director of Quality Angus Macbeth Learning & Teaching Strategy -QAE-
Research Ethics Coordinator Ethel Quayle Research & Knowledge Exchange -Research Ethics-
Promotions Committee Representative Ethel Quayle Promotions
Academic Misconduct Officer Jennifer Tocher  
Library Coordinator Alette Willis  
Coordinator of Adjustments Sarah Rhynas  
Senior Tutor Karen Goodall  
Equality & Diversity Coordinator Rosie Stenhouse  

Subject area leads


Clinical Psychology

Counselling & Psychotherapy

Nursing Studies
Learning & Teaching Lead Susannah Johnson                Jonathan Wyatt  Rosie Stenhouse


Vacant Alette Willis Susanne Kean
Research Lead Helen Sharpe Jonathan Wyatt     

Aisha Holloway

Ethics & Integrity Lead Clara Calia

Fiona Murray & Lorena Georgiadou

Julie Watson, Ruth Jepson & Colin Chandler

Communications & Marketing Rep Monja Knoll Janet Watson Vacant