Mr Geoffrey Hope-Terry
Joined the Board in June 2013.
Is a Chair of the Audit Committee.
Geoff Hope-Terry trained as an Accountant in the private sector in the 1970’s and obtained his first Finance Director role with Morganite Thermal Ceramics, part of the international Morgan Crucible Group, in 1986. Since then he has held that position in a range of organisations across the public and private sectors, including both manufacturing and service industries. In December 2006 Geoff retired from his position as Director of Finance at the University of Manchester, where he had helped the institution through the largest merger that the higher education sector had ever seen, when the University of Manchester joined with its neighbour, the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, in 2004.
Geoff has built a portfolio of non-executive roles. Current appointments include the position of Chair at both the North West Universities Purchasing Consortia Ltd and Finalysis UK Ltd. He is also Vice Chair of his local Parish Council.
Geoff qualified in 1981 and has been a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 1986.