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    Mrs Kate S Baker

    LLB (Hons), MSc

    University Secretary

    Having joined Harper Adams in August 2020 as the Deputy University Secretary within the University Secretary’s Office, my role covers a number of areas of responsibility including (but not limited to) the following:


    Leading service areas of the University including Legal and Compliance, Human Resources and Environmental Strategy.

    Developing strategies, policies and procedures across the University and in particular in the service areas I lead.

    Providing the secretariat for Audit and Risk Management Committee.

    Deputising for the University Secretary.

    Leading specific projects for the University as required.

    Prior to this role, I have over 20 years’ experience in the legal sector, having worked for the NFU legal team for over 10 years, in private practice and for the last 7 years in the HE sector, leading the legal departments at Harper Adams and also Birmingham City University. I am a qualified solicitor and have experience over a wide range of legal disciplines.

    Professional Memberships


    Department: Senior Management

    Department: University Secretary's Office

    Department: Vice-Chancellor's Office

    Tel: +44 (0)1952 81 5364

    Office: MB3 Main Building



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