Executive Support

About Us: 

Executive Support is responsible for the provision of high level professional business support services to the Principal and Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor Strategy, Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic, University Secretary and Vice Principal Governance, Chief Operating Officer and Pro Vice Chancellor Research.

Executive Support is also responsible for the provision of high level professional business support to the Dean of Glasgow School for Business, Dean of School Computing Engineering and Built Environment and Dean of School Health and Life Sciences.

Vision:

Executive Support strive towards acquiring an excellent reputation for its knowledge, experience and professionalism and empower each another to provide the highest possible business support for members of the University Executive and School Deans.

Mission:

  • To promote a professional high level administrative business support service to members of the University Executive and School Deans 
  • To support members of the University Executive and School Deans in achieving the strategic objectives of the University
  • To enhance our profile and effectively liaise with all colleagues across the Institution to ensure effective and efficient cross team communication
  • To embody the University’s common good mission

 Who are we: 

Julie Burns
Head of the Vice- Chancellor’s Office  
Room B217
Julie.Burns@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 3112
Head of Executive Support, responsible for the overall management of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office and leadership of the Executive Support Team  
Lisa Johnson
Executive Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor
Room B217
Lisa.Johnson@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 3905
Responsible for the provision of professional support services to the Executive Board as well as supporting the Office of the Vice-Chancellor  
Elaine Anderson
Senior Executive Assistant
Room B212
Elaine.Anderson@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 3132
Responsible for the management of the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Strategy) and leadership and management of the Executive Support Team
 
Directorates within the Deputy Vice Chancellor’s remit include:
  • GCU Institute for University to Business Education
  • Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions
  • Strategy & Planning
  • GCU Foundation
  • Communications and Public Affairs
  • Business Intelligence & Strategic Projects
  • Digital Collaboration
Ella Fry
Senior Executive Assistant
Room B212
Ella.Fry@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 8300
Responsible for the management of the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) and leadership and management of the support for School Deans
 
Directorates within the Deputy Vice Chancellor’s remit include:
  • Glasgow School for Business and Society
  • School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
  • School of Health and Life Sciences
  • Library Services
  • Academic Quality & Development
  • Student Life & Student Communications
Karen McMillan
Executive Assistant
Room B212
Karen.McMillan@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 3126
Responsible for the management of the Office of the University Secretary and Vice Principal Governance
 
 
Directorates within the University Secretary’s Remit include:
  • Governance
  • Registry
  • School Professional Services
Evelyn Malcolm
Executive Assistant
Room B212
E.Malcolm@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 3109
Responsible for the management of the Office of the Chief Operating Officer
 
Directorates within the Chief Operating Officer’s remit include:
  • Finance
  • Estates and Facilities
  • Information Technology
  • People
Patricia Connolly
Executive Assistant
Room B212
Patricia.Connolly@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 3128
Responsible for the management of the Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor, Research & Enterprise
 
Directorates within the Pro Vice Chancellor, Research’s remit include:
  • Research & Innovation Office
  • Graduate School
  • Cross-University Programmes (CUP)
  • Yunus Centre
Christine Clark
Personal Assistant
Christine.Clark@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 8350
Responsible for the management of the Office of the Dean of School of Health and Life Sciences (SHLS).  Departments within SHLS Include:
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Nursing and Community Health
  • Occupational Therapy & Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Physiotherapy and Paramedicine
  • Podiatry and Radiography
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Vision Sciences
Maggie Proctor
Personal Assistant/Senior Administrator
Maggie.Proctor@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 3629
Responsible for the management of the Office of the Dean of School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment (SCEBE).  Departments within SCEBE Include:
  • Cyber Security and Networks
  • Computing
  • Applied Computer Games
  • Construction and Surveying
  • Civil Engineering and Environmental Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Science


Fiona Rieley Personal Assistant
Fiona.Rieley@gcu.ac.uk
+44 (0) 141 331 3742
Responsible for the management of the Office of the Dean of the Glasgow School for Business & Society (GSBS).  Departments within GSBS Include:
  • Economics and Law
  • Fashion, Marketing, Tourism and Events
  • Finance, Accountancy and Risk
  • Management and HRM
  • Media and Journalism
  • Social Sciences