IT Services - Senior Management Team

Keith Woolley, Chief Information Officer

Responsible for the Digital Strategy and direction of development, support and provision of information systems, processes and services for the University.



Simon Burbidge, Director, Advanced Computing
Simon Burbidge, Director, Advanced Computing/HPC


Provides strategic, technical and operational leadership of the Advanced Computing Research Centre (ACRC) - a University-wide facility providing advanced research computing capability, in particular within the fields of High Performance Computing (HPC) and research data storage.


Alan Steele, IT Operations Director
Alan Steele, IT Operations Director

Leads the Digital Solutions Group responsible for the development and operation of IT systems and infrastructure University-wide.

, Head of Projects
Verity Saunders, Head of Projects

Responsible for the oversight of IT project methodology and project management assurance for internal and corporate IT projects.

Pete Walker Head of Support
Pete Walker, Head of Support


Responsible for leading the Support group – the Service Desk, Faculty IT Support Teams, Devices and Training team.