UHR Representation

With effect from October 2022


A: On-going

  • BUFDG Counter Fraud working group - Lorna Walker, HR Director, UHI
  • CIPD liaison - Naina Patel, UHR Chair & CPO, UAL
  • Concordat Steering Group & Vitae - Paul Boustead, CPCO, Leeds & UHR Secretary
  • CPD - Naina Patel/ Margaret Ayers, UHR Chair & CPO, UAL/ UHR Vice Chair & HR Director, Canterbury Christchurch
  • CUPA-HR - Naina Patel, UHR Chair & CPO, UAL
  • Advance HE equalities liaison - Margaret Ayers, UHR Vice Chair & HR Director, Canterbury Christchurch
  • ECC board member - Joanne Marshall, Director of People & Campus Services, Bradford
  • HESA, HEIDI, HEDIIP & related issues - Helen Ellis-Jones, HR Director, RHUL
  • New JNCHES - Naina Patel, UHR Chair & CPO, UAL
  • New JNCHES Pensions Group - Paul Boustead / Duncan Barratt, UHR Secretary & CPCO, Leeds / HR Director, Westminster
  • UCEA CASAG (Clinical Academic Staff Advisory Group) - Fergus Brown/ Sally Steele / Samantha Guy / Claire McCormick, Head of HR, Medical Sciences, Glasgow / Head of HR, Medical School, Birmingham/  Head of HR, Leeds / HRBP Newcastle
  • UCEA Future Bargaining discussion group - Paul Boustead / Sue Midha, CPCO, Leeds & UHR Secretary / HR Director, Cardiff
  • UCEA Health & Safety Committee - Eilidh Fraser /  Sarah Setchell, HR Director, Abertay & UHR Treasurer / HR Director, Derby & UHR Exec member
  • UCEA/UUK Employers’ Pension Forum: TPS/LGPS sub-group - Naina Patel / Lorna Walker, UHR Chair & CPO, UAL / HR Director, UHI & UHR Exec member
  • UCEA/UUK Employers’ Pension Forum: USS sub-group - Paul Boustead & Carol Costello, UHR Secretary & CPCO, Leeds / Director of People & Services, Liverpool
  • UCEA Scotland committee - Eilidh Fraser / James Saville/ Mairi Stewart / HR Director, Abertay & UHR Treasurer / HRD Edinburgh / HRD, St Andrews
  • Vitae External Advisory Board - UHR Secretary & CPCO, Leeds


B:  Time-limited

  • UUK post Brexit follow up - Helen Scott, UHR Executive Director
  • Advance HE Steering Group for the Review of the Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and Supporting Learning (running until November 2022). - Neil Henderson, HRD, UWL & UHR M25 Chair
  • Advance HE Race Equality Charter Governance Committee - Naina Patel, UHR Chair & CPO, UAL
  • USS Employers Employer Liaison Group - Joanne Race, UHR Vice Chair and HRD, Durham
  • AHUA reciprocal mentoring scheme between AHUA members and HE senior professional staff of colour – Advisory Group - Chizoma Okaro, HRD, Hertfordshire
  • Oxentia/ UKRI/ Wellcome review of research initiatives and concordats (phase to December 2022) - Fergus Brown, Head of HR, Glasgow Medical School


C:  Dormant/occasional

  • ACU HRM Network - Vacant
  • New JNCHES gender pay gap action planning - Fiona Millar/ Andrew Mullen / Clare Peterson,  HR Adviser, Gloucester / Deputy HRD, Manchester / E & D Manager, Glasgow
  • HUMANE HR network - Andy Lamb, HR Director, Roehampton


Helen Scott, UHR Executive Director

October 2022

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