University of Salford Manchester

The University of Salford was granted the status of an exempt charity by a Statutory Instrument passed in May 1967.

As an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act,2006 the University has due regard to the Charity Commission’s guidance on the reporting of public benefit, and particularly to its supplementary guidance on the advancement of education, in accordance with the requirements of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) as the principal regulator of English higher education institutions under the Charities Act 2006.

Key information relating to the University's charitable status can be accessed through the links below:

The University of Salford
The Crescent
M5 4WT

  Appointment Date
Independent Members  
Lord Keith Bradley (Chair) January 2018
Dr Mike Burrows (Deputy Chair) April 2009
Dr Tony Coombs January 2018
Mr Phil Cusack September 2015
Mr Garry Dowdle August 2014
Andrea Dunstan January 2018
Mr Ben Gallop September 2015
Councillor John Merry Novermber 2017
Ian Moston September 2015
Dr Priscilla Nkwenti January 2018
Sean O'Hara August 2014
Sam Plant September 2015
Prof Susan Price September 2015
Joyce Redfearn February 2014
Tom Russell October 2013
Helen Taylor January 2018
Internal Members  
Prof Helen Marshall January 2015
Ms Amina Helal October 2013
Prof Sheila Pankhurst September 2017
Prof Margaret Rowe December 2016
Zamzam Ibrahim September 2017
Emily Voss-Bevan September 2017

Further information about individual members is available on the Council Biographies page.

Queries regarding Council should be directed to its Secretary, Andrew Hartley, Director of Legal, Planning & Governance, Room 625, Maxwell Building, email:, telephone: (0161 29) 56428