Meet the team at Leeds Trinity University. From our Vice-Chancellor and Executive Team who are responsible for the day-to-day management of the University, to our honorary Chancellor, Pro-Chancellors, and Board of Governors.


Professor Charles Egbu, Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University.

VC Professor Charles Egbu.

The Executive

  • Professor Charles Egbu, Vice-Chancellor
  • Jo Hynes, Chief Operating Officer
  • David Butcher, Director of Finance and University Secretary
  • Professor Catherine O’Connor, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education and Experience
  • Professor Mohammed Arif, Pro Vice-Chancellor for External Engagement and Enterprise
  • Sonya Clarkson, Executive Director of People and Culture


John Studzinski CBE, a leader in global business and philanthropy, will be installed as the University's next Chancellor in 2024.



  • Ed Anderson, Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire
  • Rt Hon Sir John Battle

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is collectively responsible for determining the learning environment and mission of Leeds Trinity University, for the well-being of students and staff and the direction of its activities. This includes responsibility for determining and monitoring the Strategic Plan of the University and for ensuring that the institution is being managed effectively.

Find out more about the board

View the Board of Governors page