Structure and Leadership

IT Services is organised into sections, each of which is responsible for a different aspect of technology and computing at the University.


IT Services’ sections

 Each section is led by a member of our Executive team, all of whom support our Director - Bella Abrams. Learn more about IT Services’ leadership.

Product Delivery

Develops and delivers solutions to technological requirement across the University

Infrastructure and Operations

Manages and maintains the underlying systems behind technological provisions at the University

Information Security

Protects the University’s IT infrastructure from threats and delivers training and monitoring to keep staff safe

Service Delivery and Support

The main contact point of IT Services for students, staff and visitors, leading all support, help and assistance activity

Research and Innovation IT

Offers dedicated, high-level technical and analysis support to researchers at the University

Strategy and Architecture

Supports high-level planning and strategic management for IT at the University

Office of the IT Director

Providing processes, support and assurance to ensure effective operation across the department

IT Services’ leadership

The members of the IT Services Executive team
Clockwise from top left: Bella Abrams, Chris Willis, Dan Courtney, Arthur Clune

The Executive team oversees the Vision and Strategy of the department, and makes sure we are working to achieve that as best as possible. They are also responsible for reporting to the Vice-Chancellor and University Executive Board who oversee IT Services as a whole.

Director of IT Services

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Assistant Director for Product Delivery

Assistant Director for Service Delivery & Operations (Interim)

  • Sarah Speare

Head of the Office of the IT Director

  • Daniel Courtney