Bryn Morris heads up the day-to-day running of the University of Essex. He reports to the Vice-Chancellor and is responsible for the overall administration of the University. He is also the University's disability diversity champion.


Registrar's key roles

Bryn oversees 9 professional services:

  • Academic section
  • Estates and Campus Services
  • Communications and External Relations
  • Finance, Planning and Data Insight
  • People and Culture
  • Digital Innovation and Technology Services
  • Library and Cultural Services
  • Research and Enterprise Office
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor, including the Governance Team, the Information Assurance Team and Southend Campus Operations

Other units he is responsible for include the Knowledge Gateway

Biographical details

Before joining the University of Essex in 2011, Bryn was Director of Administration and Secretary at the Institute of Education, University of London, a post he had held since 2005.

He previously worked in senior management positions at the Audit Commission (from 1998 to 2005) and the British Coal Corporation. Born in Writtle, Essex, he is a University of Cambridge history graduate.

Get in touch
Bryn Morris Registrar and Secretary 
Telephone: 01206 873000
Tracey Barnes PA to the Registrar and Secretary
Telephone: 01206 872816