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Senior Management's role is to ensure the University meets a range of expectations. These include educational quality and relevance, as well as development goals. 
The Vice-Chancellor undertakes the role of Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln University. This role is supported by the Senior Management Group.
The Vice-Chancellor is responsible for academic leadership, advancing the interests of the University (particularly through strategic planning, developing culture, values and motivation, and optimising outputs from available resources) and for employing staff.
He or she reports to Council on the achievement of agreed objectives, which relate to the overall operation of the University and to issues of academic quality.
The key activities of the University are managed by the Vice-Chancellor through delegations to senior managers.
Senior Management Group:

* Professor Bruce McKenzie, Vice-Chancellor
* Professor James McWha, Provost
* Phil O'Callaghan, Chief Commercial Officer
* Dr Dione Payne, Director, Kaiarahi Māori
* Professor Grant Edwards, Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science
* Karen McEwan, HR Director

Additional members (extended):

* Professor Hugh Bigsby, Dean, Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce
* Professor Caroline Saunders, Director, AERU
* Howard Gant, Finance Director
* Damian Lodge, Director, Library, Teaching and Learning and University Librarian
* Dr Lorraine Petelo, Chair, Academic Board
* Professor Greg Ryan, Dean, Faculty of Environment, Society and Design
* Professor Travis Glare, Director, Bio-Protection Research Centre
* Kate Flower, Director, Student and Stakeholder Engagement, Customer Engagement and Insights
* Kevin Hurren, Director, Research Management Office
* Trudi Zawodny, Planning Manager, Vice-Chancellor's Office  

Contact details:  

Telephone: 03 423 0175