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SUPC is an operating division of Southern Universities Management Services Ltd. The SUPC Management Board has responsibility for setting our strategic direction and the SUPC Council advises on operational issues.   For any Freedom of Information requests, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

To learn more about the SUPC Council and Management Board, please click on the tabs below.

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The SUPC Management Board is made up of representatives from different disciplines in our member institutions as well as an independent external procurement expert.  Board members represent finance directors, estates directors and heads of procurement.

The Board is responsible for setting SUPC’s strategy and informing our business planning. Below is a copy of the Board’s Terms of Reference.

Board Members:
Rex Knight - University College London (Chair)
David Corless - Southampton Solent University
Caroline Blackman-Edney - University of Nottingham
David Sharkey - University of Surrey
Martin Williams - University of Bath
Lisa Jeffries - University of Reading
Robert Dumolo - University of East Anglia
Bernarde Hyde - CEO, SUMS group
Geraldine Williams - SUPC (Secretary)

The Board meets two to three times per year.  You must login to view past Board meeting minutes.