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

How can universities help to attract and retain graduates in North East England?

27 April 2017
Ross Smith, Director of Policy at North East England Chamber of Commerce, outlines areas where universities could do more to help encourage graduates to stay to work in North East England

'Tuition fees hike' or inflationary catch-up?

26 April 2017
Julie Tam, Assistant Director of Policy at UUK, explains that, under new plans, there will be no wholesale hike in tutition fees in England.