Yvonne Salter Wright


Yvonne has worked in Higher Education for over 16 years at the University of Warwick, including 5 years leading admissions, recruitment and widening participation (during which she was on the HE sub-group of the Tomlinson Enquiry into 14-19 education) and 6 years as Head of Governance including risk analysis, compliance and assurance provision. As Director of Delivery Assurance and Resolution she currently works across the University of Warwick’s services and academic community to build institutional frameworks, to develop good practice and build capability in key priority areas. She is responsible for feedback and complaints resolution, student disciplinary processes and is Designated Person for child safeguarding and is the Ofsted nominated individual for the outstanding University nursery. She also has experience in a number of quasi-governmental organisations, as an Education Finance Auditor as well as in staff recruitment, retention, performance management and training and development.

Yvonne has a keen interest in education policy and is passionate about inclusion and raising aspirations of children and young people. She has been a school governor for over 13 years, the last three as Chair of Governors at St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Kenilworth and in June 2016 was appointed as a National Leader of Governance.

Appointment Period
30/06/2016 - 29/06/2020