Eamon Mullan

University Secretary

Office of University Secretary
Coleraine campus
+44 28 7012 3502
Room J312
Cromore Road
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA
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Eamon joined Ulster University as Head of Governance and Legal Services in 2004, immediately undertaking a review of its governance, risk management and strategic planning processes as well as reviewing the structures of the senior team. He coordinated a review and rewrite of the University’s governing statutes and has been a member of a number of sector-wide working groups on the governance of Universities.

He became University Secretary in 2012 and is a member of the Association of Heads of University Administration and an occasional contributor to the Journal for In-House Council. Eamon is a graduate in business studies and has postgraduate qualifications in both rural development and literature. His career has spanned the public, private and higher education sectors. He spent a number of years at HM Treasury, where he co-ordinated a review of the Civil Service Pay and Conditions of Service Code.

During his tenure with the Northern Ireland Court Service, Eamon played a leading role in the establishment of the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission in 2003, including drafting enabling legislation.

Eamon has a keen interest in politics and was an elected representative on Coleraine Borough Council from 1997 to 2005 and Deputy Mayor in 2004/5. During this time, he chaired Coleraine District Partnership, co- chaired an economic development forum for the seven Council areas in the North East Northern Ireland and was a founding member of the local District Policing Partnership. He was also a founding member of the Northern Ireland Local Government Association.

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