Vice-President Finance & Operations

Kristi Simpson

Kristi Simpson

UVic welcomes our new vice-president finance and operations!

Kristi Simpson
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What we do

Our office oversees the financial, human and physical resources of the university.

What we do
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VPFO Service Excellence Committee

The Service Excellence Committee delivers a wide range of initiatives that serve to engage and enhance the skills of all employees in the VPFO portfolio.

VPFO Service Excellence Committee

Vice-President Finance and Operations (VPFO)

The Office of the Vice-President Finance and Operations (VPFO) is responsible for the financial, human and physical resources of the University of Victoria.

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Key functions of the VPFO:

  • to develop and coordinate the university's human resources strategy;
  • to provide expertise on financial and audit issues to all members of the university community, including university entities;
  • to prepare and manage the annual operating budget;
  • to undertake capital planning and management of physical resources;
  • to prepare and manage endowment and pension investments;
  • to plan the development of the physical resources of the campus;
  • to provide information technology infrastructure, tools and resources to all members of the university community; and
  • to protect students, faculty, staff and property through the creation of a safe campus environment.