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Compliance and Risk Office

Name: Compliance and Risk

Place in structure: The University |> Office of the Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer |> Compliance and Risk Office

Address: Room 2.006
The Attic
John Owens Building
University of Manchester
Oxford Rd
M13 9PL

Building 48 on campus map (opens in a new window)

Phone: 0161 275 5798


Website: Compliance and Risk Website

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General information

The Compliance and Risk Office is responsible for ensuring that the University is meeting its many statutory and regulatory compliance obligations.  The office is also responsible for supporting the University's risk management process and all aspects of risk management.

The Head of Compliance and Risk is responsible for the University's Governance (including Ethics and Records Management) Office, Occupational Health, Safety Services and Radiation Safety Unit.

Information and advice on:

  • General and specific compliance matters (inc. the annual compliance exercise)
  • Child Protection and related matters (the Head of Compliance and Risk is the University's Child Protection officer)
  • Criminal Records Bureau and the Independent Safeguarding Authority
  • Risk Management
  • The University's Emergency Management Plan and Emergency Incident Managers' rota
  • Support for major committees (especially Risk & Emergency Management Group and Risk Committee)