New horizons for Andrew Unitt, Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Unitt, the University’s Chief Financial Officer, has announced he will be moving on from the University at the end of the current academic year, in July 2016.

Andrew joined the University in May 2013, following an extensive career as a Finance Director in a range of private sector organisations.

As Chief Financial Officer at Nottingham, he has been responsible for the overall management of finances, investments, research support, procurement, Business Engagement and Innovation Services, IT services, internal audit and corporate systems.

Andrew holds a variety of roles and responsibilities across the University, including being a member of the University’s Executive Board, Secretary of Finance Committee, and Chair of Commercial Governance Board. He serves on a number of other Boards and Committees across the institution as well as advising on strategy development and chairing a number of project management committees.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway said: “Andrew has contributed greatly since joining The University of Nottingham. During this period we have sustained real growth and maintained strong financial performance, while continuing to maintain investment in our future.

“Andrew deserves great credit for his contribution to maintaining the University’s strong financial position in these challenging times, and adding value more generally. He has also been an excellent colleague to work with”.

John Mills, Chair of Council also commented: “Andrew’s considerable experience allowed him to look at the University in a fresh and objective way. The challenges and contribution he’s made have and will be important in shaping The University of Nottingham for the future in an increasingly competitive and changing sector.”

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