Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the University's budget and for the delivery of major capital expenditure programmes.

Role and responsibilities

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for:

  • Financial sustainability
  • Leading and managing the Finance team
  • Overseeing performance, implementation, and delivery of strategy and budget.

Post holder

Peter Vermeulen (he/him) became the Chief Financial Officer in June 2023.

Peter Vermeulen's biography

Peter Vermeulen was previously Chief Financial Officer at the National Trust. He has broad financial experience that ranges from commercial audit and investment banking to working with charitable trusts. He was also a longstanding trustee for ELATT – a highly successful grassroots charity in east London. Prior to joining the National Trust in 2016, Peter was Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Finance at Middlesex University. Other roles have included positions at the School of Oriental and African Studies, Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and PwC.


Expenses are published every 6 months for all members of the Executive Group. Download Peter Vermeulen's expenses.



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