Aston's Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, Professor Alec Cameron, is the principal academic and executive officer of the University. Alec has overall responsibility for Aston's executive management and day-to-day direction.
The Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive is supported by the Executive team, which includes our Deputy Vice-Chancellor, and Pro-Vice-Chancellors.
See the University Executive and Support Areas Structure Chart (PPT).
Aston's academic activity is divided into four Academic Schools; Aston Business School, School of Engineering & Applied Science, School of Languages & Social Science and School of Life & Health Sciences each of which is managed by a Pro-Vice Chancellor & Executive Dean.
The Executive Directors and Officers head a number of support functions which provide administrative services to the University.
Aston's Chancellor, Sir John Sunderland, is the honorary and ceremonial head of the University. Aston's Pro-Chancellor, Dr Paul Golby, CBE, FREng, is the Chair of the University Council.
Aston is governed by the University Council. The Senate is Aston's supreme academic authority.
Information on University Governance