Two new LUPC Board Members appointed

Oct 03, 2014

The LUPC Board has appointed Andy Farrell of the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Emma Bull of Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) as two new Members.

Andy Farrell is Chief Financial Officer at LSE with management responsibility for finance, purchasing and estates including sustainability, residences and catering, and information technology. He is also a Director of LSE Enterprise Ltd and LSE Lets Ltd.

He joined LSE as Finance Director in 2003 after 22 years at Rank Xerox Ltd/Xerox Inc where his responsibilities progressed through accounting, financial planning and treasury roles to divisional European Controller, Finance Controller in Moscow, and leadership of pan-European systems and shared services projects.  He was director of subsidiaries in a number of countries including Russia and Italy.

Andy is a Member of the Chartered Management Institute and of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He has an Economics degree from Clare College, Cambridge and an MBA from Henley Management College. He has served on HEFCE advisory groups on both shared services and sustainability. He is also an independent member of the Audit Committee at LUPC Member, NatCen.

Emma Bull is Director of Student Services at QMUL.  The directorate covers careers, learning development, advice and counselling, disability and dyslexia, and the library.  The directorate is also responsible for managing a number of third party relationships and contracts.

Emma joined QMUL in 2007 as the Director of Library Services having previously worked for a number of HE institutions including the University of Hertfordshire, Imperial College London and Royal Holloway, University of London.  She attended Leeds University for a degree in Human Geography and later became a Graduate Trainee librarian at the Department of Environment and Transport.  She completed her postgraduate qualification in Information Studies at the University of North London.

Currently Emma is a member of the Senate House Library Board for the University of London and is a director of QMSU Services Limited. She previously served as an Executive Board member (2009-2011) and then as Honorary Treasurer (2011-2013) of Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL).

LUPC Chair Andrew Young and the rest of the LUPC Board look forward to welcoming Andy and Emma to their first LUPC Board meeting on 12 December.