IT Services

IT Services provide the IT infrastructure and digital services that support academic research, learning and teaching, and operational activities across the University

High-quality IT and digital services are crucial to the teaching, research and innovation ambitions of the Birmingham 2030 Strategic Framework and IT Services is committed to working in partnership with all areas of the University to help deliver this strategy. Our Digital Strategy sets out how we will do that.  

IT Services aim to continuously develop and enhance our digital environments in line with the ever-evolving digital landscape and provide up-to-date, effective and customer-focused digital services to support our students, staff, researchers, visitors and partners. 

We are firmly focussed on making IT happen. 

IT Services structure

IT Services is structured into the following areas:

Infrastructure Services
Core Infrastructure
End User Services

Application Services
Software Development
Application Management

Customer Engagement
Business Partnering
Business Analysis
​​​​​​​CX & Comms

Service Management
Service Management
IT Service Desk

​​​​​​​Architecture and Design
Portfolio and Project Management Office

IT Security

Advanced Research Computing​​​​

IT Leadership Team

Chief Information Officer 
Mark Gee 

Director of IT Services 
Position vacant 

PA to CIO and Director of IT Services 
Liz Jevon 

Head of Application Services 
Bruce Pearson 

Head of Infrastructure Services 
Rob Arnold 

Head of Portfolio and Project Office 
Liz Simcox 

Head of IT Security 
Tim Lucas 

Head of Customer Engagement 
Tara Lamplough 

Head of Service Management 
Ian Bowman 

Head of Advanced Research Computing 
Carol Sandys