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Board of Trustees

The Students’ Union is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees ensures the Union has the necessary financial and structural stability to carry out its aims effectively. The Board of Trustees makes major decisions on legal and financial issues and ensures that the Union is delivering on the political policy set by its democratic bodies. 

The Board of Trustees is made up for the following:

Student Trustees

There are four student trustees who reflect the demographic of the whole student body, from freshers through to postgraduates. Student Trustees are elected by cross campus ballot in October for a twelve month period. 

The current Student Trustees are:

Abdirahman Mohamed

Ella Jennings

Ifhamuddin Mirza

Sohail Badat
 

Sabbatical Trustees

Sabbatical Trustees are four of the Sabbatical Officers of the Students’ Union. They carry out their roles as laid down by the Governing Documents and Union Policy.  The Sabbatical Officers are elected by cross campus ballot in the Spring and take office from 16 July following their election through to 15 July of the next year. 

The current Sabbatical Trustees are:

Khaleel Mirza - Activities Officer

Farooq Dean - Education Officer

Mahmud Rahman - Democracy, Operations & Community Officer

Rothna Akhtar - Welfare & International Officer

External Trustees (UCL, Alumni & Professional)

There are three external Trustees – a member of UCL staff, a UCL Alumni who have graduated over five years previously, and a professional member who is unconnected to UCL. External trustees are appointed by Union Council for a term of three years.

The current External Trustees are:

Mary Basterfield (UCL Alumnus)

Clare Bracey (Professional)

Deepan Banati (UCL Staff)
 

Board of Trustees Agenda and Minutes

Board Schedule 2018-19

Meeting dates

Chair: Mahmud Rahman, doc.officer@ucl.ac.uk 

Vice Chair: Rothna Akhtar, wi.officer@ucl.ac.uk

Queries: su.committees@ucl.ac.uk

Terms of Reference and Membership

Past Board of Trustees Agenda and Minutes

The Board of Trustees also has four committees which have delegated responsibility for certain aspects of the Students’ Union:

Finance Committee Agenda and Minutes

Meeting Dates

Chair: Farooq Dean, Education Officer, e.officer@ucl.ac.uk

Queries: su.committees@ucl.ac.uk 

Terms of Reference and Membership

Finance Committee Agenda and Minutes

Risk & Audit Committee Agenda and Minutes

Meeting Dates

Chair: Mary Basterfield, External Trustee (UCL Alumnus)

Queries: su.committees@ucl.ac.uk 

Terms of Reference and Membership

Risk & Audit Committee Agenda and Minutes

Governance Committee Agenda and Minutes

Meeting Dates

Chair: Khaleel Mirza, Activities Officer, a.officer@ucl.ac.uk

Queries: su.committees@ucl.ac.uk

Terms of Reference and Membership

Governance Committee Agenda and Minutes

Remuneration Committee

Meeting Dates

Chair: Mahmud Rahman, Democracy, Operations & Community Officer, doc.officer@ucl.ac.uk

Queries: su.committees@ucl.ac.uk 

Terms of Reference and Membership

Remuneration Committee Agenda and Minutes