Member Institutions

The Mercian Collaboration currently comprises 23 institutions, who are represented on the Committee by their Library Directors. A Steering Group draws from these representatives and oversees all activities.


Aston University

Ann-Marie James

Director of Library Services TwitterFacebookInstagram
Birmingham City University

Sarah Pittaway
Steering Group member

Director of Library and Learning Resources TwitterFacebookYouTube
Birmingham Newman University

Chris Porter

Director of Library and Learning Services TwitterInstagramTikTok logo
Bishop Grosseteste University Emma Sansby  Head of Library Services TwitterFacebookInstagram
Coventry University Phil Brabban University Librarian


Cranfield University Tim Wales

University Librarian


De Montfort University

Dave Parkes Director of Library and Learning Services TwitterFacebookFacebookInstagram
Harper Adams University Laura Pilsel University Librarian and Head of Registration, Assessment Records and Awards TwitterFacebook
Loughborough University Emma Walton
Director of Library Services and University Librarian TwitterFacebook
Nottingham Trent University Peter Maggs
Director of Libraries and Learning Resources TwitterFacebook
Open University Gary Elliott-Cirigottis Director of Library Services TwitterFacebookYouTube
Staffordshire University Paul Mahoney Head of Library & Learning Services TwitterFacebook
University College Birmingham Stephen Dudley Assistant Director of Learning Services TwitterFacebookInstagram
University of Birmingham Diane Job Director of Libraries and Learning Resources Twitter
University of Derby Benjamin Veasey University Librarian TwitterInstagramYouTube
University of Keele Scott McGowan Head of Library Academic Services TwitterFacebookYouTube
University of Leicester Steve Williams University Librarian TwitterFacebookYouTube
University of Lincoln Ian Snowley University Librarian TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube
University of Northampton Chris Powis Director of Library, Learning and Student Services  
University of Nottingham Sue Ackermann
Director of Libraries, Research and Learning Resources TwitterBlog
University of Warwick Anna O'Neill University Librarian TwitterTwitter
University of Wolverhampton Jo-Anne Watts
Steering Group member
University Librarian TwitterFacebookInstagram
University of Worcester Judith Keene
Steering Group member
Director of  Library Services TwitterYouTube