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University Executive

University Governance explains who our Board Members are and provides details and information of our senior management team

University Governance explains who our Board Members are and provides details and information of our senior management team

The University Executive is responsible for the executive management of London South Bank University (LSBU) and its day-to-day direction in accordance with the priorities set by the Board of Governors.

See our senior pay policies.

Prof. David Phoenix

Job title: Vice-Chancellor
Telephone: 020 7815 6018

Prof. Phoenix became Vice-Chancellor at London South Bank University (LSBU) in January 2014, replacing Professor Martin Earwicker, who retired after five years at LSBU.

Prof. Taraneh (Tara) Dean

Job title: Provost
Telephone: 020 7815 6005

Professor Taraneh (Tara) Dean is a Professor of Health Sciences who is an internationally recognised authority in the area of epidemiology of allergic disorders. As the Provost she is the University’s chief academic officer, upholding LSBU’s academic standards and its core academic mission. She has direct responsibility for LSBU’s academic units.

Richard Flatman

Job title: Group Chief Financial Officer
Telephone: PA: Carol Wardell - Contact Number:44 (0)20 7815 6012

Richard is responsible for leading all matters in relation to the University's finances, including financial strategy and planning, statutory reporting, financial control, fees and bursaries, procurement, risk management and business continuity.

James Stevenson

Job title: Group Secretary

James joined LSBU in 2009 as University Secretary, now Group Secretary following the creation of LSBU Group in 2019.

Nicole Louis

Job title: Chief Operating Officer
Telephone: 020 7815 6014

Nicole Louis is Chief Operating Officer(COO) and a member of the University’s Executive group.

Prof. Warren Turner

School/Division: Health and Social Care
Job title: Pro Vice Chancellor The Institute of Health and Social Care
Telephone: 020 7815 8091

Professor Warren Turner is the Pro Vice Chancellor/Dean of the School of Health and Social Care. A qualified podiatrist, he has helped to establish diabetic foot specialist centres in Ukraine, is an adviser to Boots Ltd, and his research interests include the development of clinical skills in simulated environments.

Prof. Deborah Johnston

Job title: Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Framework)

Prof. Deborah Johnston is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Framework) with overall responsibility for education at LSBU.

Fiona Morey

Job title: Pro Vice-Chancellor (Compulsory and Further Education)

Alex Bush

Job title: Chief People Officer
Telephone: EA Natalie Richardson Tel: 0207 815 6202

Jerry Cope

Job title: Pro Chancellor and Chair of the Board of Governors
Telephone: 020 7815 6032

Jerry Cope joined LSBU's Board of Governors in September 2014 and is a member of LSBU's Honorary Awards Committee, Nomination Committee, Policy and Resources Committee, Property Committee and Remuneration Committee.