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Council is the governing body of QMUL. Comprising twenty one members, of whom 12 are external members, Council is responsible for overseeing the strategic mission, direction and affairs of the institution. Council sits at the pinnacle of QMUL's corporate governance framework.

Council convenes on five occasions per year. In order to undertake its duties effectively Council delegates decision-making in designated areas of QMUL activities to a suite of sub-Committees, including Finance and Investment Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, Governance Committee and Remuneration Committee. Senate - technically a sub-Committee of Council, is also supported by a number of sub-Committees.

Executive authority for development and implementation of QMUL's  Strategy 2014 - the next five years and wider strategic framework rests with Queen Mary Senior Executive (QMSE). The institution's delegation framework [PDF 395KB] details authority for decision-making in both the executive and governance spheres.

The organisational chart [PDF 391KB] shows the membership of QMSE. More information is provided on the the Principal's webpages.

The Secretary to Council is Jonathan Morgan.  Please contact Sian Marshall, Assistant Registrar (Council and Governance) in the first instance.

Council meeting dates 2016-17


 Wednesday 26 October 2016 at 1700 Agenda [PDF 236KB] Minutes [PDF 258KB] Meeting papers
 Monday 21 November 2016 at 1700   Agenda [PDF 239KB]  Minutes Meeting papers
 Thursday 16 February 2017 at 1700  Agenda  Minutes  Meeting papers
 Tuesday 04 April 2017 at 1700  Agenda  Minutes  Meeting papers
 Tuesday 16 May 2017 at 1700  Agenda  Minutes  Meeting papers
 Tuesday 27 June 2017 at 1700  Agenda  Minutes  Meeting papers

A final set of papers will be circulated to members a week before the meeting date where possible.
QMSE reviews substantive papers 3 weeks before each meeting. If you are submitting papers, please ensure that you liaise with the Committee Secretary in a timely manner.

Agendas and minutes of meetings prior to 2016/17 can be found in the Council archives. 

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