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 two years with an option for re-election.

The current steering group comprises:


 Jo Norry

Director of Libraries & Learning Innovation

Leeds Beckett Chair

Ruth Jenkins

University Librarian

Manchester Met



Michelle Anderson

Director of Library Services

 Hull  Treasurer



Heather Thrift

Director of Library Services


Liverpool John Moores


Director Representative

Alison Mackenzie


Dean of Learning Services

Edge Hill Director Representative


Oliver Pritchard

Deputy Director, Student Journey



Sunderland Director Representative


Mike Wall

Assidtant Director & Deputy Librarian


Durham Director Representative


Emma Spivey

Northern Collaboration Development Officer




Areas of Collaboration

Directors' Group

Relationship with SCONUL

NC Development Officer