Teresa Costantinidis

Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer

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Teresa Costantinidis joined the University of California, San Francisco in 2011 and now serves as the campus Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer. She was appointed to her current role in August 2016 and is responsible for the six UCSF Finance organizations that provide resource administration and management strategy and support to the campus: Audit and Advisory Services, Budget and Resource Management, the Controller’s Office, the Financial and Administrative Services Finance Service Center, Risk Management and Insurance Services, and Supply Chain Management. A member of the UCSF Chancellor’s Cabinet, Teresa works closely with UCSF faculty and senior administration, as well as with the UC Board of Regents, the system president and other senior officers of the university, Foundation board members, major donors, and key campus and community stakeholders. Prior to this position, she was the Associate Vice Chancellor for Budget & Resource Management, responsible for planning and administration of the overall campus operating and capital budgets, costing policy, federal indirect cost rate negotiations, recharge, enterprise-wide decision support, risk management, insurance services, and planning and institutional analysis.

Teresa has budget and financial management experience spanning over 30 years at the UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley campuses. Highlights at Berkeley include serving as the Senior Assistant Dean & Chief Operating Officer for the Haas School of Business and the Assistant Vice Chancellor – Budget and Resource Planning. More recently at San Francisco, she served as the Interim Senior Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration for the 2015–16 fiscal year. Teresa is a frequent presenter on university budgeting, leading workshops and conference sessions for the Western, National, and Canadian Associations of College and University Business Officers, the American Neurological Association, and the HERS Leadership Training Institutes for Women in Higher Education. She holds an MBA degree from Berkeley, a BS degree in Biological Sciences from UC Davis, and is an active and contributing board member to industry and community organizations.