Steering Group

The Steering Group acts on behalf of the Directors to guide the development of the NC and its work. It produces an annual programme of activities, based on input from Directors and members of NC libraries, and approved by Directors. Members of the Steering Group are elected for a period of three years with an option for re-election.

The current steering group comprises:


 Jo Norry

Director of Libraries & Learning Innovation

Chair Leeds Beckett


Michelle Anderson

Director of Library Services

 Treasurer Hull
  Vacancy Secretary





Heather Thrift

Director of Library Services


Director Representative


Liverpool Jones Moores

Alison Mackenzie


Dean of Learning Services

Director Representative Edge Hill


Oliver Pritchard

Deputy Director, Student Journey



Director Representative Sunderland


Mike Wall

Assistant Director & Deputy Librarian


Director Representative Durham


Emma Spivey

Northern Collaboration Development Officer




Areas of Collaboration

Directors' Group

Relationship with SCONUL

NC Development Officer