Andy Dodman is the Chief Operating Officer at The University of Sheffield, responsible for a range of services to its 8,000 staff and 27,000 students. Under his leadership, Sheffield is the only University to appear in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For List.
Prior to becoming the COO, he was the HR Director at the University and undertook a range of national and sectoral roles, including the Chair of the Russell Group HR Directors Forum (representing the leading UK research-intensive universities) and member of the Universities HR (UHR) national executive committee.
Andy has been nominated as the national HR Director of the Year a number of times and has appeared in the Top 10 of HR Magazine’s Most Influential HR Practitioners List in 2015 and 2016.
Andy was educated at the University of Bath (BSc) and the University of Leeds (MBA) and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.