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Sharon Tuersley

Sharon Tuersley

Secretary to Council,
University of Warwick

Sharon has worked at Warwick since 2004 in a variety of roles and departments, including WMG, the Library and the Strategic Programme Delivery team before joining the University Executive Office in January 2016 as the Chief of Staff and since July 2018 as the Secretary to Council. This role leads the development of the University’s strategic and administrative support to the Council and its sub-committees, ensuring compliance and the highest standards of governance throughout the University, it also provides independent advisory and administrative support to the Chair of Council and independent members of Council to discharge their role of giving clear direction to the University Executive Team. Prior to joining Warwick, Sharon was a Dental Hygienist, qualifying and serving in the Armed Forces for six year before practising in private dental practices and teaching at the Birmingham Dental Hospital.  She took a career break and obtained her BA (Hons) in Social Policy at Warwick in 2004.

  • Exploring what makes an effective governing body able to support high quality scrutiny
  • Harnessing the skills and expertise of governing members to meet regulatory and operational responsibilities
  • Assessing how a governing body can work successfully with leadership to set and deliver on a strategic direction
  • Discussing the next steps for governors in evolving to meet new challenges and regulatory expectations of the OfS