Susan Mitchell

Susan MitchellChief Operating Officer, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)

Susan joined the University as Chief Operating Officer in 2018.

The COO portfolio encompasses finance, risk, procurement, information services, strategic investment programmes, corporate communications, digital engagement, estates, facilities, GCU Foundation, alumni, conferences, and events. The COO is also the University's Covid lead.

Prior to joining the University as its first Chief Operating Officer, Susan held positions such as Director of Corporate Services in Police Scotland; Head of Finance & Planning at Boots as well as various other roles in retail leadership including at Marks & Spencer.

With a degree in Education from the University Exeter and a Master degree in Public Leadership from the University of Warwick, Susan is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and a Board Member at a Scottish FE College