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Andrew Grice appointed Director of Finance

Andrew Grice appointed Director of Finance

We are delighted to announce that Andrew Grice has been appointed Director of Finance at the University of Reading. He will report to Samantha Foley, the University's Chief Financial Officer.

Andrew has been working in the education sector over 20 years, most recently at the University of Bristol as its Deputy Finance Director. 

His experience covers leadership of both management and financial accounting teams, overseas operations, new system implementations, raising new financing, major research grant bids and directorship of several significant subsidiary companies.

He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, qualifying in 1988 after completing his undergraduate degree at Oxford University. 

Samantha Foley, Chief Financial Officer said: 

“I congratulate Andrew on his appointment as Director of Finance. We had some really strong candidates for the role, but Andrew impressed us with his breadth of knowledge and experience of Finance in the higher education sector, his genuine interest in the University of Reading, and his proven ability to deliver positive results for the entire organisation."

On his appointment, Andrew Grice said: 

“I am really delighted to be joining the University and the Finance team at this time and hope I can make a real contribution to its future. I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues in Finance and across the University to add to the University's national and international successes." 

Andrew starts in his new role on 1 November 2017.

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