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Governance and charitable status

How we govern our University

Liverpool John Moores University was established as a Higher Education Corporation under section 124A(3) and (4) of the Education Reform Act 1988.

We are a legally independent corporate institution with charitable status accountable through a governing body which carries ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the Institution.

Charitable status

Liverpool John Moores University is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 2011

As an exempt charity, we are supervised by the Higher Education Funding Council for England which is charged, as our principal regulator, with ensuring we fulfill our obligations under charity law.

Legal name and correspondence address

Our legal name is Liverpool John Moores University, we are also known as LJMU. 

Our address is:

Liverpool John Moores University
Egerton Court
2 Rodney Street
Liverpool
L1 2UA

Trustees of the University

Each member of the University's Board of Governors is also a Trustee of the University for the purposes of charity law.

Board and University Committee structure

Board of Governors

Governors

Mike Parker (Chair)
Dhiya Al-Jumeily (Staff Governor – Teaching) 
Chris Airey
Anthony Akaraonye
Shirley Anderson
Garry Banks
Nicky Benson
Professor Ian Campbell (Ex-officio)
Professor Catherine Cole (Academic Board Nominee)
Julia Daer (Student Governor)
Lesley Davies
Mollie Foster (Student Governor)
Lee Gilmore
Brian McCann
Dr David McIlroy (Academic Board Nominee)
Gareth McIntegart
Yvonne Turnbull (Staff Governor - Non Teaching)
Eliot Ward ( Deputy Chair)
Wendy Williams
Charles Oddy 

Policies

Read our Board of Governors' Attendance Policy.
Read our Board of Governors' Membership and Terms of Office Policy.
Read our Board of Governors' Programme of Business.
Read our Board of Governors' Terms of Reference and Primary Responsibilities.
Read our Board of Governors' Recruitment Policy.
Read our Register of Interests Board of Governors.
Read our Register of Interests Strategy Delivery Forum. (under review)
Read our Students' Union Code of Practice.

Minutes

Read our Board of Governors meeting minutes.

Audit Committee

Audit Committee

Charles Oddy (Chair)
Garry Banks
Gareth McIntegart 
Graeme Robinson (co-opted)

Policies

Read our Audit Committee Terms of Reference.
Read our Audit Committee Programme of Business.  

Minutes

Read our Audit Committee meeting minutes.

Employment Committee

Employment Committee

Wendy Williams (Chair)
Mike Parker
Anthony Akaraonye
Shirley Anderson
Lesley Davies
Nicky Benson

Policies

Read our Employment Committee Terms of Reference.
Read our Employment Committee Programme of Business.  

Minutes

Read our Employment Committee meeting minutes.

Finance Committee

Finance Committee

Brian McCann (Chair) 
Lee Gilmore
Mike Parker

Policies

Read our Finance Committee Terms of Reference.
Read our Finance Committee Programme of Business.

Minutes

Read our Finance Committee meeting minutes.

Infrastructure Committee

Policies

Read our Infrastructure Committee Terms of Reference
Read our Infrastructure Committee Programme of Business.

Minutes

Read our Infrastructure Committee meeting minutes.

Nominations Committee

Nominations Committee

Mike Parker – Chair
Eliot Ward – Deputy Chair
Wendy Williams, Chair of Employment Committee
Charles Oddy - Chair of Audit Committee 
Brian McCann - Chair of Finance Committee

Policies

Read our Nominations Committee Terms of Reference.
Read our Nominations Committee Programme of Business.

Remuneration Committee

Remuneration Committee

Eliot Ward – Chair 
Mike Parker – Chair of the Board of Governors 
Wendy Williams, Chair of Employment Committee
Charles Oddy - Chair of Audit Committee 
Brian McCann - Chair of Finance Committee

Policies

Read our Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference.
Read our Remuneration Committee Programme of Business.

Academic Board

Constitutional Documents

University's framework of governance

The University's framework of governance is set out in its Instrument of Government and Articles of Government.

View the Articles of Government. (Reproduced from the Original, Updated and Approved by the Privy Council on 13/12/02)

Articles of Government of Liverpool John Moores University

In exercise of the powers conferred upon it by section 125 of the Education Reform Act 1988 Liverpool John Moores University higher education corporation makes the following Articles of Government in accordance with which Liverpool John Moores University shall be conducted.

Financial statements

View financial statements from the last five years. If you are interested in statements from years prior to those below, please get in touch with the Director of Finance using the contact details listed below.

Contact us

For queries relating to the Financial Statements::

Liverpool John Moores University
Egerton Court
2 Rodney Street
Liverpool
L1 2UA

Scheme of Delegation