Executive staff

Introducing our executive team.

Lesley Haig

Lesley Haig

Professor Lesley Haig is Vice-Chancellor of AECC University College. As Chief Executive Officer, Lesley works in close consultation with the Board of Governors and Senior Members of University College staff, and with a wide range of internal and external constituencies to provide the personal and professional leadership to develop the institution in accordance with the strategy, directions and guidelines set by the Board.


Arvid Thorkeldsen

Arvid Thorkeldsen

Arvid Thorkeldsen is the Vice Principal Undergraduate Studies and Quality at the AECC University College. He is a member of Executive and Senior Management Group and is chair of Academic Development and Quality Committee and Learning and Teaching Subcommittee. He has overall responsibility for the provision of undergraduate education at the University College and the quality assurance of all AECC University College courses.


Julie Currin

Julie Currin

Julie Currin is Interim Executive Director of Finance and is responsible for AECC University College's finance, payroll, IT and catering functions.