A graduate of the School of English at the University, Francesca was appointed Director of Human Resources from 1 October 2015.
She oversees a large department which provides HR services and support to over 7000 staff in eight faculties and across the corporate services.
Previously, she was the Director of Organisational Development and Business Improvement at Nottingham Trent University, responsible for HR as well as university-wide programmes to enhance organisational performance.
She is also a former member of the HEFCE Leadership, Governance and Management Strategic Advisory Board.
Assistant: Lucie Smyth