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Jessica Pugh

Jessica Pugh
Universities UK
Head of Finance
​ Jessica Pugh is responsible for the finance function at Universities UK, covering both the business-facing side of finance (budgeting, management reporting, business partnering) and the back-office function (statutory compliance, including tax, payroll, pensions, sales and purchases).
 
Jessica is an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) qualified accountant and not-for-profit specialist. She has worked in charity finance functions for 13 years, trained as an accountant with a not-for-profit specialised audit firm, and holds the ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting qualification. 

She studied mathematics at the University of Sheffield.

Blog

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Embracing the future of learning and teaching

5 June 2020
The university sector's response to COVID-19 has brought about an unprecedented opportunity to reshape the higher education experience for staff and students, says Jisc Chief Executive Paul Feldman.

Bristol Nightingale hospital

Hosting a hospital – how an NHS Nightingale hospital was created in three weeks at UWE Bristol

6 May 2020
UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor Professor Steve West explains how the university found itself as one of the hosts for an NHS Nightingale Hospital.