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University Secretary: Adrian Parry

About Adrian

Adrian Parry joined Kingston University in September 2023. He was previously Executive Director of Corporate Governance at the University of Portsmouth and, before that, University Secretary at the University of Bedfordshire. Amongst other roles, he also served as the Clerk to the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the Further Education Funding Council.

Responsibilities and portfolio areas

At Kingston, Adrian is responsible for managing all matters relating to the Board of Governors and its relationship with the Executive. He also leads the University's Directorate for Corporate Services, comprising the Governance and Compliance; Information Governance; Legal Services; Brand, Communications and Public Affairs; Health, Safety and Security Strategy; Risk, Business Continuity and Insurance; and Executive Support teams.

He is also a member of the University's Senior Leadership Team.

External work

  • Trustee and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, University of Portsmouth Academy Trust
  • Coopted member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Salterns Academy, Portsmouth

Education and Professional Qualifications

  • MEd Education Leadership and Management (Open University)
  • MBA (Open University)
  • MSc (Econ) Strategic Studies (Aberystwyth University)
  • BSc (Econ) International Politics and Strategic Studies (Aberystwyth University)

Contact us

Kingston University
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000