Arnolfini Board of Trustees
Amanda Coffey joined the University of the West of England, Bristol in April 2020, as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost. This is a key strategic leadership role, working closely with, and deputising for, the Vice-Chancellor. Amanda has oversight of the academic portfolio of the University including the quality and enhancement of academic programmes, research and enterprise ambition, partnership working and UWE’s core commitment to inclusivity.
Prior to joining UWE Bristol, Amanda was Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience and Academic Standards at Cardiff University. She joined Cardiff University in 1990 as a lecturer, and was awarded a personal chair in 2006. She held a number of senior leadership positions at Cardiff, including Dean for Education and Students in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Head of the School of Social Sciences. Amanda is an experienced school governor and charity trustee.