The Executive Board Office

The Executive Board Office supports the Executive Board in all aspects of their role. The Office is overseen by the University Secretary and is supported by a team of Executive and Senior Executive Assistants.

Photograph of Kelly Goswell-Parry in Profs Corridor

  Kelly Goswell-Parry

 Senior Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor

  +44 1248382001

  Main Arts, Bangor University

Kelly supports the Vice-Chancellor in all aspects of his role. Kelly acts as a first point of contact for all enquiries relating to the Vice-Chancellor by telephone and by written/e-mail correspondence. Kelly brings a wealth of experience to the Executive Board Office having worked at several Schools across the University, including Bangor Business School and the Digital Signal Processing Centre.  Prior to this, Kelly worked as the Principal’s PA at Coleg Llandrillo, within the Board Secretariat at Natural Resources Wales and in Professional Services for the Fire Service. 

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Photograph of Bethan Nelson in Profs Corridor

  Bethan Nelson

 Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Operating Officer

  +44 1248382276

  Main Arts, Bangor University

Bethan supports the Chief Financial Officer, Mr Martyn Riddleston, and the Chief Operating Officer, Mr Michael Flanagan. Bethan has worked for Bangor University since 2005, firstly working in Estates and Campus Services and then as a Personal Assistant to previous Vice -Chancellors.

Photograph of Jaci Pennington in Profs Corridor

  Jaci Pennington

 Executive Assistant to the Chief Strategy & Planning Officer and the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)

  +44 1248382030

  Main Arts, Bangor University

Jaci supports the Chief Strategy & Planning Officer, Mr Mike Wilson, and the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), Professor Paul Van Gardingen. Jaci is one of the longest standing team members, having joined the University in 1996, initially in the School of Accounting, Banking and Economics (as it was known at the time) for two years, before moving to the Academic Registry in 1998.  After supporting the Academic Registrar and the wider team for over 20 years, Jaci joined the Corporate Services Directorate in 2018, as a Personal Assistant. 

Photograph of Heather Roberts in Profs Corridor

  Heather Roberts

 Executive Assistant to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, and the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)

  +44 1248383973

  Main Arts, Bangor University

Heather supports the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oliver Turnbull and the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Paul Spencer. Heather has been with the University for 20 years, initially as Personal Assistant to the Head of the School of Psychology. Since 2011, Heather has provided Executive Assistant support in the Pro Vice-Chancellor's office for several different Pro Vice-Chancellors.

Photograph of Donna Williams in Profs Corridor

  Donna Williams

 Executive Assistant to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) and the Interim Chief Marketing Officer

  +44 1248388275

  Main Arts, Bangor University

Donna supports the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education & Student Experience), Professor Nichola Callow, and the Chief Marketing Officer, Mrs Patricia Murchie. Prior to her current role, Donna has been an administrator for the NHS whilst studying a part-time HNC in Business Administration; a Personal Assistant for 20 years providing personal assistant support in Marketing, Pontio Arts; and an Executive Assistant Support to the Dean of the College of Human Sciences at Bangor University, whilst studying a part-time degree.

Photograph of Karen Williams in Profs Corridor

  Karen Williams

 Executive Assistant to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Welsh Language, Civic Engagement and Strategic Partnerships) and the University Secretary

  +44 1248382166

  Main Arts, Bangor University

Karen supports the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Welsh Language, Civic Engagement and Strategic Partnerships), Professor Andrew Edwards and the University Secretary, Gwenan Hine. Karen first began working at Bangor University in 1996 as an Office Assistant in the School of Accounting, Banking and Economics.  She has been a Personal Assistant to senior staff at the University for over twenty years, having worked for various Heads of School, Heads of College and more recently Pro Vice-Chancellors. 

A close-up photograph of Sera Whitley in the Main Arts Building

Sera Whitley

Executive Board Office Assistant

+44 1248 383279

Main Arts, Bangor University

Sera provides administrative support across the Governance Office department. She supports a range of processes across many areas of the Service, including legal services and contracts, research governance, integrity and ethics, policy management and arranging training for the Governance Services team. In addition, she supports the University Secretary with processes including the Honorary Appointment process and flying the University flag in memoriam, as well as ensuring that the Governance Office web pages are fully updated and available bilingually.

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