Board of Governors

The Board of Governors comprises 24 members and is appointed to oversee the strategic direction of the University. The Board’s responsibilities are set out in the Statement of Primary Responsibilities agreed by Governors in 2005.

All members as of 1st January 2016.

The University of Chichester is a private company limited by guarantee, registration number 4740553, whose registered address is Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE.

The University has adopted the Publication Scheme for Universities, as defined by the Information Commissioner. This website includes details of the Board’s membership, the Governance structure of the University, together with the University’s Policies. Requests for further information from the Governors meetings (including minutes from Governors meetings and the various Governors committee meetings) should be addressed to:

From time to time, the University advertises for new members to join the Board. Anyone interested in applying to become a Governor should speak to the University Secretary in the first instance. If you have any queries about the University’s governance arrangements, please contact us:

Sophie Egleton
University Secretary
The University of Chichester
College Lane
West Sussex
PO19  6PE

Telephone: 01243 816051

The University of Chichester is an exempt charity, regulated by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). In accordance with its charitable status, the University has published a Public Benefit Statement.

Members of the Board and their entry on the Register of Interests.


Professor Clive Behagg
Chair of Governors
Canon Dr Anthony Cane
Chancellor and Canon Librarian of Chichester Cathedral
Vice Chair of Governors & Chair of Governors Strategy and Resource Committee
Chair of the Governors’ Audit Committee
University Secretary
Staff Governor
Staff Governor
Nicola Nageon de Lestang
Chair of the Honorary Awards Committee
SU President