The Academy is run by a Senior Management Team led by the Principal.
Together they take personal responsibility for every aspect of the smooth day-to-day running of the institution. This includes teaching and research, student and staff welfare, financial management, administration, fundraising, and much more.
Deputy Principal (Advancement)
Kirsty joined the Academy in 2016 and is responsible for fundraising, communications, marketing and alumni relations. She plays a key strategic role on the Senior Management Team, identifying new income streams and planning celebrations and a campaign for the Bicentenary in 2022.
Director of Finance
Judith is an accountant with a background in higher education. She is responsible for all financial matters relating to the Academy.
Dean of Students
Liz oversees student support, learning resources (including the Academy’s collections and IT resources), recruitment and admissions, as well as our access and participation activities.
Registrar and Director of Student Operations
Catherine has senior management responsibility for the student lifecycle, academic governance, quality assurance and human resources. She is the lead contact with all external Higher Education agencies and manages the Academy’s responses to regulatory changes in the sector.