New Interim Director of IT appointed

Dave West has been appointed as the University’s interim Director of IT with effect from 7 December 2020.

A portrait of David West wearing a suit. Uploaded in December 2020.

Dave is joining us from Accenture, where he has had significant experience of large-scale IT Delivery programmes in the public sector, leading several successful Business Transformation projects in large central government departments and UK Public Safety. 
Dave said: “I’m really looking forward to joining the University Leadership Team and working with the IT function to deliver the technology platforms and capabilities needed to support the digital transformation and the wider strategy.” 
Welcoming the appointment, Tim Peakman, Chief Operating Officer said: “I’m delighted that Dave will be joining us at this critical time as the IT strategy develops its vital role in enabling the University strategy in the best possible way. Dave brings a wealth of experience of delivering change in complex organisations and I am sure he will provide hugely valuable leadership in this important period.” 

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