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Neil Scott, Interim CFO

Neil Scott has been appointed as our Interim Chief Financial Officer.

Neil takes up his position today, Monday 4 December.  

He will work with our departing Chief Financial Officer Stephen Willis on a handover and will continue with the University’s process of modernisation across Finance and Procurement.    

Neil was previously Chief Operating Officer at the University of Salford.  

He brings over 30-years’ multi-sector experience across retail and leisure, the motor industry and higher education. He has also worked at Aston, Hull and Staffordshire universities.   

Neil has significant experience in financial operations, strategic planning and delivering change. He has strong financial, commercial and transformational skills developed in complex organisations both nationally and internationally.   

We are undertaking an international recruitment process for the permanent role of Chief Financial Officer.