Governance and Information Compliance Team restructure

January 19th, 2015

The Governance and Information Compliance Team has recently restructured within the Registrar’s Department.

They have taken this opportunity to rename the team to better reflect the services on offer.


The Governance and Information Compliance Team deals with all issues to do with Committee Governance and Information Compliance, including:

  • Freedom of Information requests
  • Subject Access requests
  • Data Protection enquiries
  • Records Management
  • Data Protection breaches
  • Council and senior committee support
  • Committee servicing

They also provide internal advice, guidance and training on request in any of the areas mentioned above.

Meet the team

The team is based in A5, Trent Building

Karen Page, Information Compliance Officer
t: +44 (0) 115 84 67858
Karen is responsible for managing all Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests and is able to provide advice to colleagues and requestors on all aspects of the information request process within the legislative framework. Karen supports the Governance and Compliance Team in all aspects of its services, including web support, training coordination and governance administration data breach guidance.

Sam Potter, Head of Governance Administration
t: +44 (0) 115 95 15753
Sam provides support to Council and its committees. She is Secretary to Audit and Risk Committee and Assistant Secretary to Finance Committee and Senate. Sam can provide advice to colleagues regarding the University’s Charter, Statutes and other matters relating to the University’s constitution and committee processes and structure. Sam also has considerable experience in relation to Freedom of Information and Data Protection legislation and can provide advice to colleagues in relation to these.

Jenny Rochfort, Information and Records Manager
t: +44 (0) 115 74 84017
Jenny is responsible for managing the Records Management Framework and all Records Officers, and provides policy and guidance updates on all areas of records management and information compliance. Jenny delivers training and support in Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Records Management and can advise on all aspects of Freedom of Information and Data Protection legislation.

Please get in contact directly if you have any queries. Alternatively, contact:

Freedom of Information
Data Protection
Records Management

For more information, visit the Governance website.

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