Senior management


The principal and vice-chancellor, secretary and associated staff are responsible for the overall operations of the University of the Highlands and Islands as well as relationships with our partner colleges and research institutions throughout the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Each of our partner colleges and research institutions also has their own principal or director with responsibilities to their own board or board of management.

Senior executive team

Senior management team

  • Alison Wilson, Director of Economic Development and Advancement
  • Charlotte Wheatland, Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions
  • Dr Iain Morrison, Dean of Student Experience and Graduate School
  • Dr Su Bryan, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Health and the Environment
  • John Maher, Director of IT and Digital Infrastructure 
  • Margaret Antonson, Director of Planning and Performance
  • Max Brown, Director of Transformation
  • Professor Brian Williams, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Business and Education
  • Professor Keith Smyth, Dean of Learning and Teaching
  • Professor Michael Rayner, Dean of Research and Innovation
  • Roger Sendall, Director of Corporate Governance and Deputy Secretary
  • Sue Johnson, Director of Human Resources