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Remuneration Committee

Remuneration Committee is a Committee of the Board of Governors and has delegated authority to oversee the framework for, and specific decisions in relation to [a] base pay and [b] wider remuneration and reward of the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, University Executive (UE) and wider Senior Management Group (SMG) members. In this context, base pay refers to the gross (pre-tax, non-consolidated remuneration paid to senior staff. Total remuneration includes: pension benefits and alternatives offered in lieu of employer pension contributions for taxation purposes, the outcomes of any performance-based incentive scheme, any other taxable and non-taxable benefits, including private health insurance.

The University complies with the CUC’s Higher Education Senior Staff Remuneration Code (2014) and has published a remuneration statement on pages 31-35 of the University’s published annual report and financial statements which can be accessed here

Terms of Reference 2023/24

Membership 2023/24

Peter Judge, MBE (Chair)

Helen Fairfoul (Independent Governor)

Roberta Blackman-Woods (Chair of the Board and Pro-Chancellor)

Graeme Hudson (External co-opted Committee Member)


In Attendance:

Georgina Bailes (Secretary)

Professor Andy Long (except for any deliberations and discussions relation to his own remuneration and reward)

Jane Embley (Chief People Officer)


Dates and Times of Remuneration Committee Meetings in 2023/24




Monday 18 September 2023


On Campus

Monday 13 November 2023 14:00 Microsoft Teams

Monday 25 March 2024


Microsoft Teams

Monday 10th June 2023 10:00 TBC

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