University Council

John Mills


John Mills became the University's eighth President of Council in January 2012 and is also a Pro-Chancellor.  He has been a member of Council since 2005 and was Treasurer of the University of Nottingham from 2008 to 2011.  As President of the Council he also chairs Nominations Committee.  He is also a member of Finance Committee.

A mathematics graduate of the University of Nottingham he trained as a Chartered Accountant with Kidsons before joining Deloitte Haskins and Sells to specialise in tax, becoming a member of the Chartered Institute of Tax.  He became a partner in the firm which, following two mergers, became PricewaterhouseCoopers.  John retired from the firm in 2005 having run part of the regional and national businesses.  He is now Deputy Chairman of Matalan having been Chairman for six years, a Director of a number of private companies and is Chairman of the Torch Academy Gateway Trust.


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