Member Institutions

The Mercian Collaboration currently comprises 23 institutions, who are represented on the Committee by their Library Directors. A Steering Group draws from these representatives and oversees all activities.


Aston University Helen Curtis
Director of Library Services TwitterFacebookBlog
Birmingham City University Ruth Jenkins Director of Library and Learning Resources TwitterFacebookYouTube
Bishop Grosseteste University Emma Sansby  Head of Library Services TwitterFacebook
Coventry University Phil Brabban University Librarian  
Cranfield University Tim Wales

University Librarian


De Montfort University

Dave Parkes Director of Library and Learning Services TwitterFacebookFacebookInstagram
Harper Adams University Laura Pilsel
University Librarian and Head of Registration, Assessment Records and Awards TwitterFacebook
Loughborough University Emma Walton Director of Library Services TwitterFacebook
Newman University

Chris Porter

Director of Library and Learning Services TwitterFacebook
Nottingham Trent University Peter Maggs Director of Libraries and Learning Resources TwitterFacebook
Open University Gary Elliott-Cirigottis Director of Library Services TwitterFacebookYouTube
Staffordshire University Paul Mahoney Head of Library & Learning Services TwitterFacebook
University College Birmingham Stephen Dudley Assistant Director of Learning Services TwitterFacebook
University of Birmingham Diane Job Director of Library Services Twitter
University of Derby Benjamin Veasey University Librarian TwitterInstagramYouTube
University of Keele Scott McGowan Head of Library Academic Services TwitterFacebookYouTube
University of Leicester Steve Williams University Librarian TwitterFacebookYouTube
University of Lincoln Ian Snowley University Librarian TwitterFacebook
University of Northampton Chris Powis
Steering Group member
Director of Library & Learning Services  
University of Nottingham Sue Ackermann Director of Libraries, Research and Learning Resources TwitterBlog
University of Warwick Caroline Taylor Interim Library Manager TwitterTwitter
University of Wolverhampton Jo-Anne Watts
Steering Group member
University Librarian TwitterFacebookFacebook
University of Worcester Judith Keene
Steering Group member
University Librarian TwitterFacebookYouTube