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University Court

The University Court is the governing body of the University, working to the Nolan's Committee's seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, accountability, objectivity, openness, honesty and leadership.

The Court is responsible for the following key areas:

  • mission, vision and strategy of the University
  • University students and staff
  • financial systems and control environment
  • corporate governance
  • senior management of the University

The Chair of the Court is responsible for the leadership and effectiveness of Court and ensures that the University is well connected with its stakeholders, including its staff and students. The Chair ensures that Court members work together effectively and efficiently, and have confidence in the procedures laid down for the conduct of business.

Fiona Sandford

Chair of the University Court

Harry Adam

Harry Adam

Vice-Chair of the University Court from 2012, Lay member 2005–2012

Members of the University Court

Andrew Sturgess

Andrew Sturgess

Court Membership: Lay member from 2010

Astrid Smallenbroek

Astrid Smallenbroek

Students’ Union President 2017

Barbara McKissack

Barbara McKissack

Court membership: Lay member from 2013

Catriona Morrison MBE

Catriona Morrison MBE

Court membership: Lay member 2016

Christine Simpson

Christine Simpson

Provost of Stirling Council 2017

Hamish Grossart

Court membership: Lay member from 2017

James Dick

James Dick

Court membership: Staff Assembly representative from 2013

James Grant

James Grant

Students’ Union Vice-President 2017

Kate Howie

Kate Howie

Academic Council representative 2015

Lynne Marr

Lynne Marr

Court membership: Lay member from 2010

Maggie Roderick

Maggie Roderick

Court membership: Lay member 2016

Professor Alison Green

Professor Alison Green

Court membership: Academic Council representative from 2013

Professor Gerry McCormac

Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Professor Holger Nehring

Professor Holger Nehring

Court membership: Academic Council representative 2015

Professor Jayne Donaldson

Professor Jayne Donaldson

Court Membership: Academic Council Representative 2015

Professor Malcolm MacLeod

Professor Malcolm MacLeod

Senior Deputy Principal (Operational Strategy and External Affairs)

Scott Haldane

Scott Haldane

Court membership: Lay member from 2012

Simon Anderson

Court membership: Lay member from 2010

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