Governing Body

Council

The Council is responsible, on behalf of all stakeholders, for the strategic direction and viability (financial and legal) of the University.  Terms of reference are as follows:

  • to approve and monitor the University’s Strategic Plan;
  • to approve an appropriate Business Plan and to ensure the financial viability of the University;
  • to ensure that appropriate risk management policies are in place and to monitor performance;
  • to ensure the proper administration and control of all the University’s property (moveable and immoveable);
  • to approve the staffing structure and general organisation of the University;
  • to determine the wages or salaries of all members of staff (in accordance with scales determined by the Council);
  • to approve and ensure the good working of the committee structure of the university;
  • to ensure that there is a robust and effective quality assurance system in place; and
  • to undertake such other strategic tasks as may be necessary.

Membership is drawn from external and internal constituencies as follows:
A majority of members of the Council should come from outside the university.
Meetings will not be quorate unless this is the case.  Members will be appointed by the Chancellor.

The following constitutes the membership of the Council:

  • (External) Chair of the Board
  • (External) Six independent members
  • (Internal) Vice-Chancellor
  • (Internal) Registrar
  • (Internal) Four additional members

Members will be appointed for a term of 3 years, renewable (subject to review) for a maximum of a further 3 years.

The Council will normally meet 6 times per year.

Council Members

Chairperson

Emeritus Professor Dennis Hardy

Internal Members

Ms. Joëlle Perreau


Dr. Indra Persaud


Dr. Justin Zelime


Ms. Monica Francoise


Mrs. Annie Laurette


 

External Members

Dr. Guy Ah-Moye


 

Dr. Mathilda Twomey


 

Mr. Antoine Onezime


 

Mr. Sunil Shah


 

Dr. Conrad Shamlaye


 

Mr. Rupert Simeon


 

Council Secretary

Mrs. Vicky Rachel