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Professor Graham Baldwin is the Vice-Chancellor at Southampton Solent University; he took up post in August 2014.

His salary is reported annually in the University’s financial statements. For the year from 1 August 2015 to 31 July 2016 the statements will be published in late autumn 2016.

The University and Professor Baldwin recognise and want to respond to the general and specific interest that there may be in his salary. In addition to reporting his salary in the annual financial statement and salary surveys we also respond openly and fully to requests for his salary information made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

In line with the principles of openness and transparency, Professor’s Baldwin’s salary and associated details for the current year, August 2015 to July 2016, which contains some estimate are shown below:

Salary  £211,191 
Performance pay  £9,450 
Employer's contribution to pension  £34,804 
Total  £255,445 

Professor Baldwin’s salary, as with the majority of staff at the University, is reviewed annually from 1 August. The review takes account of any pay award agreed nationally for university staff, affordability for the University and achievement of his objectives. As for all other eligible staff, Professor Baldwin may also receive up to 5% of base salary as a non-consolidated, non-pensionable payment for outstanding performance.

Professor Baldwin’s salary is reviewed and set by the University’s Remuneration Committee. This Committee consists of four independent members of the Board of Governors and is chaired for 2015/16 by the Chair of the Board. Professor Baldwin is not present when his salary is discussed at these meetings

Related information

Annual financial statements for 2014/15

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