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Vice-Chancellor's Awards 2016/17

Meet the Team behind the Vice-Chancellor's Awards

Gill LomasGill Lomas  

Executive Support Officer

Gill provides executive project and business support to Executive Members, engaging with the key strategic objectives of the University and Executive Members in order to aide in the management of projects and activities as required.  Based in the Offices of the Vice-Chancellor, Gill works closely and collaboratively with senior management, Schools and Professional Services and external bodies.

Gill's career started in private industry working for a number of companies, with her main experience working for Sharp Electronics (UK) Limited.  Gill’s first involvement of working in higher education was in 1999 when she joined the University of Cambridge as Senior Secretary to the Head of Physical Chemistry.  She joined the University of Salford in 2003, as Personal Assistant to the Director of Information Services Division (IT and Library Services) in 2006 she moved to the Vice-Chancellor’s office as PA to the Pro Vice-Chancellors for Academic Enterprise and Research & Graduate College.  More recently, in September 2016 supported the Deputy Vice-Chancellor as Interim PA.

Gill enjoys spending time with her family and close friends; she lives locally with her two children.

Bex Smith Bex Smith  

Interim PA to Vice-Chancellor’s Office

Bex joined the University in April 2017 and provides PA support to Professor Neil Fowler, Dean of Students.

Bex possesses 13 years office/PA/academic and student support based experience specialising in Higher Education having worked for the University of Aberdeen, Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester.

In her spare time Bex is an actress, artist/illustrator and crafts enthusiast, roller-skater, and traveller having recently returned from a 3 month trip around New Zealand.

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