Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is responsible for advising Council on the University’s financial business, in particular capital investment policy. The Committee recommends the annual financial statements of the University and the Press to Council, and approves the University’s banking and treasury arrangements.

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Membership as at TT 2022 will be as follows

  Name Conditions of appointment Until
[1] Professor Louise Richardson The Vice-Chancellor ex officio
[2] Mr Charles Harman (member of Council until HT 2024) Four external persons appointed by Council, of whom at least two shall be members of Council MT 2023
[3] Mr Andrew Hudson As above HT 2023
[4] Mr Bernard Taylor As above MT 2022
[5] Ms Sue Staunton As above MT 2024
[6] Professor Cécile Fabre, All Souls Two persons appointed by Council from among the members of Council elected by Congregation MT 2024
[7] Professor Richard Hobbs, Harris Manchester As above MT 2022
[8] Dame Helen Ghosh, Master of Balliol A Head of House appointed by the Conference of Colleges MT 2022

Co-opted (Subject to the approval of Council on each occasion, the committee may co-opt up to two additional members)

Secretary: Planning and Council Secretariat (Ms Elizabeth Botwright)


Officers in attendance:

  • Senior Proctor 


Michaelmas Term 2021


Wednesday 13 October

Monday 8 November


Hilary Term 2022


Wednesday 19 January

Wednesday 23 February

Trinity Term 2022


Wednesday 27 April

Wednesday 8 June


Standing Orders


For the regulations of the Finance Committee, please click here:


Contact us

Elizabeth Botwright

Senior Planning Officer

Planning and Council Secretariat

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