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The University for Sustainability's day-to-day activities shall be overseen by a President and Vice-Presidents, who shall collectively form the Executive Leadership Team. On an interim basis a Chief Executive Officer has been appointed to lead the launch of the University. The Executive Leadership shall receive counsel from three Advisory Boards.
Has overall responsibility for the University for Sustainability's operations and oversees the senior administration.
Provides strategic leadership for all of the University for Sustainability's academic activities.
Provides strategic leadership for the University for Sustainability’s financial resilience.
Develops and oversees the University for Sustainability’s research strategy and infrastructure in support the research collaborations.
Plays a pivotal role in the University’s digitalisation process; developing a digital agenda to help the University deliver on its proposition to research and the wider student population. The digital agenda will have an impact on the professional development of faculty involved in research and teaching. It will help the University to develop more effective and efficient forms of education. Develops and oversees the creation of an Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics capability and function at scale to drive growth across the platform, integrate advanced analytics into the University business processes and workflow.
Executive leadership shall receive counsel from Advisory Boards, broadly defined as: a Global Governmental Counsel, a Scientific Steering committee, and a Global Business Counsel. Each of these non-executive advisory boards may as necessary constitute term-limited ad hoc sub-committees to examine, explore and make recommendations on specific issues within the advisory board's remit, recommending as required the appointment of additional members whose approval will be made by the university's executive leadership.
In particular, It is anticipated that the Scientific Steering Committee shall form term-limited ad hoc sub-committees in support of the University of Sustainability's diverse research themes.
Reporting to and working with the president, the Vice-President for Development provides leadership to maximize philanthropic support as the University for Sustainability launches into a major campaign. The VP works to develop philanthropic and fundraising strategies, prospect meetings and solicitations. The VP manages a portfolio of major and principal gifts prospects capable of gifts at the $500,000 + level while advancing the donor experience.