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Senior People at City

The Lord Mayor of London - Chancellor of City University London

Rt Hon Lord Mayor of London 2014 to 2015 Alderman Alan Yarrow in the City of LondonAlderman Alan Yarrow became the 687th Lord Mayor of the City of London and Chancellor of City University London on Friday 7th November 2014.

Read more about our Chancellor

Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council - Mr Rob Woodward

The Pro-Chancellor is the Chair of Council and leads its members to meet their collective responsibilities and fulfil their role as Charity trustees.

Read the Pro-Chancellor's biography


Council is the governing body of City University London. 

Council is ultimately responsible for the affairs of the University.  Council's role is to determine the University's mission and ensure it meets its objectives for education, research and enterprise.

The Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor, Deputy Pro-Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, independent members and members drawn from staff and students sit on Council.

Read the biographies of Council Members

Vice-Chancellor - Professor Paul Curran

The Vice-Chancellor is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership and management of the University and the leadership of its academic and professional staff.

Find out more about Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Curran

University Executive Team

The University Executive Team assists the Vice-Chancellor in the strategic and operational leadership and management of the University.

Find out more about the University Executive Team

William Jordan - University Secretary

nullDr William Jordan became University Secretary in September 2015. His role is to administer and support the University Council and its Committees and he reports to the Chair of Council.

Find out more about William Jordan and the University's Governance Team