Governance and charitable status

How we govern our University

Liverpool John Moores University was established as a Higher Education Corporation under section 121 of the Education Reform Act 1988 and exercises its powers as set out at 123A(1)(a) and (f) and section 123(B).

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 Office for Students (OfS) 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
The Student Life Building
Copperas Hill
Liverpool
L3 5AH

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)
Professor Dhiya Al-Jumeily (Staff Governor – Teaching) 
Chris Airey
Shirley Anderson
Garry Banks
Lee Gilmore
Marie Hie (Student Governor)
Clodagh McErlean (Student Governor)
Dr David McIlroy (Academic Board Nominee)
Gareth McIntegart
Charles Oddy 
Jane Tomkinson
Eliot Ward (Deputy Chair)
Wendy Williams

Documents

Read our Board of Governors' Attendance Policy.
Read our Board of Governors' Membership and Terms of Office Policy.
Read our Board of Governors' Recruitment Policy.
Read our Register of Interests Board of Governors.
Read our Register of Interests Directorate
Read our Students' Union Code of Practice.

Minutes

To access Board of Governors’ meeting minutes, please contact the Secretariat secretariat@ljmu.ac.uk

Audit & Risk Committee

Audit Committee

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

Minutes

To access Audit & Risk Committee meeting minutes, please contact the Secretariat secretariat@ljmu.ac.uk

Employment Committee

Employment Committee

Wendy Williams (Chair)
Shirley Anderson (Deputy Chair)
Mike Parker (Observer)

Minutes

To access Employment Committee meeting minutes, please contact the Secretariat secretariat@ljmu.ac.uk

Finance Committee

Finance Committee

Jane Tomkinson (Chair) 
Lee Gilmore (Deputy Chair)
Mike Parker (Observer)

Minutes

To access Finance Committee meeting minutes, please contact the Secretariat secretariat@ljmu.ac.uk

Infrastructure Committee

Infrastructure Committee

Jane Tomkinson (Chair)
Chris Airey (Deputy Chair)
Dhiya Al-Jumeily
Garry Banks
Lee Gilmore
Marie Hie
Eliot Ward

Minutes

To access Infrastructure Committee meeting minutes, please contact the Secretariat secretariat@ljmu.ac.uk

Nominations Committee

Nominations Committee

Mike Parker – Chair
Eliot Ward – Deputy Chair
Wendy Williams - Chair of Employment Committee
Charles Oddy - Chair of Audit and Risk Committee
Jane Tomkinson - Chair of Finance

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 and Risk Committee
Jane Tomkinson - Chair of Finance

Academic Board

Documents

See our Academic Board Membership
See our Academic Board Membership and terms of office policy

Minutes

To access Academic Board meeting minutes, please contact the Secretariat secretariat@ljmu.ac.uk

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.

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