About us

Founded in 1987, Yorkshire Universities is a charity and company limited by guarantee. The vice-chancellors and principals of Yorkshire’s higher education institutions are the members of the company and form its board of directors.

Mission

Yorkshire Universities works to maximise the contribution of higher education to the region, and beyond, through collaboration and partnerships, where this generates greater impact and public benefit.

Chair of the YU Board

Professor Koen Lamberts, University of York

YU Executive Team

Dr. Peter O’Brien, Executive Director
p.obrien@yorkshireuniversities.ac.uk

Professor Roger Lewis, Associate
r.lewis@yorkshireuniversities.ac.uk

Monika Antal, Executive Manager
m.antal@yorkshireuniversities.ac.uk

Emma Dick, Executive Assistant
e.l.dick@yorkshireuniversities.ac.uk