Appointments: higher education restructuring regime (HERR) advisory board
Published 30 October 2020
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The Secretary of State for Education has appointed Sir Simon Burns as the HERR chair.
HERR board members appointed to provide educational expertise are:
- Richard Atkins, currently Further Education Commissioner for England and member of the Council at the University of Exeter
- John Cunningham, former finance director in a range of HE providers
HERR board members appointed to provide accountancy expertise are:
- Amanda Blackhall O’Sullivan, partner at Ernst & Young
- Colin Haig, president of R3, a restructuring and insolvency trade body
These appointments have been made on merit to provide relevant expertise to inform case-by-case restructuring decisions. The HERR board was appointed on 12 October 2020 for a fixed 2-year period.