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The HESPA Executive is chaired by Alison Jones (University of Bradford) and comprises 16 active members from across the UK HE planning community, with support from its Executive Officer, Jennifer Summerton. Executive members are intentionally spread well across the sector with six members from the pre-1992 sector, six from the post-1992 sector and four co-options to address national or other representation. 

Click on the names below for a short biography:


Alison Jones (University of Bradford) 


Treasurer and Deputy Chair

Jackie Njoroge (University of Salford)


Executive Officer

Jennifer Summerton (HESPA Executive Officer)



Em Bailey (Heriot Watt University)

Dr Giles Carden (University of Warwick)

Dr Christine Couper (University of Greenwich)

Dr Helen Galbraith (Keele University)

Dr Craig Hutchinson-Howorth (Edgehill University)

Anita Jackson (University of Kent)

Simon Jennings (Lancaster University)

Aashish Khadia (University of Bedfordshire)

Dr Rosa Scoble (Brunel University London)

Gary Sprules (University of the Arts London)

Dr Tony Strike (University of Sheffield)

Sally Turnbull (University of Central Lancashire)




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