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Data Landscape Steering Group Advisory Panel

The Advisory Panel exists to support the work of the Data Landscape Steering Group (DLSG).

It includes representatives from a large number of organisations and perspectives. The Chair of the Advisory Panel attends meetings of the DLSG and will offer a report of panel meetings and activities at each DLSG meeting.

Terms of reference

The DLSG Advisory Panel will:

  • Advise the Data Landscape Steering Group on technical and logistical issues
  • Contribute to the specification of individual projects and activities, including scope, sustainability and outcomes
  • Act as a steering and oversight group for the portfolio of DLSG projects and activities
  • Act as a consultative group to support the management of common HE data specifications, including the Common Data Language and the HE Classification of Subjects (HECoS)
  • Support the Data Landscape Steering Group in the promotion of high standards in the collection and handling of data
  • Act as ambassadors for the work of the Data Landscape Steering Group
  • Provide intelligence on issues and perceptions from across the landscape.

Membership of the Advisory Panel

Nominations are made to the panel by a broad range of organisations and sector groups and are supplemented by invitations to individuals in order to provide the broadest range of perspectives and expertise. The panel is chaired by Wendy Appleby, Registrar and Head of Student & Registry Services at University College London.

The current membership of the panel is shown below.


Job title


Andy Breeze

Head of Data Infrastructure

Office for Students (OfS)
Ashley Moore Senior Analysis Manager UKRI
Chris Carpenter Senior Assistant Registrar Loughborough University

Christine Couper

Director of Strategic Planning

Greenwich University

Christine Giles

Deputy Academic Registrar

Portsmouth University
Clement Davey Data Project Lead, HEE Data Programme Health Education England

Dan Cook

Head of Policy & Development


Dave Cartwright

Senior Manager, Data Services & Analysis


Esther Williams

Head of Student Systems and Process Development

University of the West of England

Gareth McAleese

Head of Corporate Applications

Ulster University

Gordon McBride

Assistant Director, Funding and Analysis

Scottish Funding Councils

Hannah Falvey

Head of Statistics and Funding

Helen Cullis Data Analyst QAA
Helen Ellis-Jones Deputy Director of Human Resources Oxford Brookes University

Jayne Rowley

Deputy Chief Executive


Joanna Wagstaffe

Director of Academic Registry

University of Law

John Britton

Deputy Director of Planning

Cardiff University

Kate Wicklow

Policy Manager


Louisa Ruman

Student Services Manager - Stakeholder Engagement

NHS Business Services Authority

Martin Boyle

Director of Planning and Business Intelligence

University of Glasgow

Mike Glover

Academic Registrar

Warwick University

Olivia Roberts

Head of Student Services and Systems

Queens University Belfast
Peter Derrick Head of Service Delivery (Operations) UCAS

Peter Tinson

Executive Director


Rob Wyn Jones

Consultant - Special Projects


Shaun Osborne

Project Manager, Data Collection Performance and Analysis Division

Vicky Marsh Head of Returns Open University
Wendy Appleby Registrar and Head of Student & Registry Services UCL