Strategy & PolicyAbout us

The Strategy and Policy Directorate areas of responsibility include:

  • Developing and reporting on the Strategic Plan 2020-2025 and performance measures.
  • Advising the Principal, University Secretary & Compliance Officer and Executive Team on strategy, policy, information governance and corporate governance.
  • Advising on the University's Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Funding Council (SFC)
  • Providing secretariat support to a number of high-level committees, including the University’s Court, Executive Team, Audit and Risk Committee and Fees Strategy Group.
  • Providing management information to enable the University Court and Executive Team to take informed decisions.
  • Providing management information reports and dashboards through the SUnBIRD (Strathclyde University Business Intelligence Reports and Dashboards) system.  Staff can request access by emailing
  • Leading on University-wide governance matters.
  • Co-ordinating the University's student related returns to the SFC and Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).
  • Facilitating business planning and external & internal performance monitoring.
  • Analysing and reporting on benchmarking data and external performance indicators.
  • Developing university policies, procedures and guidance in relation to Information Governance to ensure legislative compliance.
  • Ensuring compliance with Data Protection and Freedom of Information
  • Managing the University Record Centre and providing advice, guidance and training in Records Management.

Further information on the University committees and the Charter and Statutes can be found on our University Governance pages.

Team members

Information on Data Protection, Freedom of Information or Records Management can be found on our Access to Information pages.

Organisational charts

The charts linked below present the organisation of the: