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Chief Operating Officer - Judith Whitaker

Judith Whitaker (Chief Operating Officer)
Judith Whitaker (Chief Operating Officer)

Judith Whitaker is Chief Operating Officer at Aston University, responsible for the welfare of staff and students, through the direct leadership of Human Resources, Staff Development, Equality & Diversity, Student Support, Residences, Sport and Recreation, Information Systems Aston (ISA), Health & Safety, the Nursery, Security, Campus Services, Chaplaincy, the Library, and the primary liaison between the University and the Students’ Union. Judith is the University’s Secretary-Registrar.

Before joining Aston University, Judith was the Chief Operating Officer for the DVLA delivering in excess of 200 million transactions per year. Prior to this she has held a variety of senior public sector roles, including leading a team of value for money auditors in the Audit Commission and being one of the first Human Resources Directors for a Primary Care Trust in the NHS.

Judith is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has an MSc. in Personnel Management. 

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