Howard Whiteley will be joining IS&T on 11 May at its new Chief Information Officer. Until the end of May, Leon Etherington will continue as Interim Director of IS&T and Emma Jeffrey will remain as Head of Corporate Systems.
Howard has led major initiatives at Northumbria and Leeds Universities and, most recently, at the University of Manchester. He also has a wealth of private sector experience. Howard will be working with the senior management team in IS&T and the Deputy Vice Chancellor before he starts to ensure a smooth transition.