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Stanford formalizes Stanford Medicine Advisory Council, Randy Livingston appointed university liaison for Stanford Medicine


The Business Affairs organization is led by Randy Livingston, Vice President for Business Affairs, Chief Financial Officer and University liaison for Stanford Medicine. 



The Business Affairs organization at Stanford provides administrative policies, infrastructure, systems, services and support for the benefit of the University community. Business Affairs units include Financial Management Services, University IT, Office of Research Administration, Office of The Chief Risk Officer, Improvement Analytics and Innovative service, and VP for Business Affairs and CFO, which includes Human Resources for Business Affairs, Business Development, Finance Administration, Facilities and Scope 3 Emissions. 

Business Affairs is focused on continuous improvement in delivering excellent service to our clients and becoming ever more efficient. Business Affairs efforts are making a significant difference in productivity across campus in the areas of Research Administration, Procurement, and Financial Account Management.