Stephen Dauncey was Finance Director at The University of Manchester from early 2016 until October 2019. He had previously served on the Board of Governors for five years and had chaired the Audit Committee for four of these.

He joined the University from Highways England where he was Chief Finance Officer and a member of the Board. He was previously the Finance Director of the Highways Agency and as such was part of the successful transition from government agency to a publicly owned company (Highways England). Stephen is a certified accountant (FCCA) and has a Chemistry Degree from The University of Liverpool.

As well as Board roles at Magnox Electric and AWE Management Ltd, Stephen is Chair of Manchester Camerata, an innovative orchestra and charity group who are transforming the lives of people with dementia through music.

Stephen's involvement