IT Services

IT Services is responsible for sustainable provision of core IT infrastructure and application services across the University that support academic research and learning and teaching. Central and College-based teams in IT Services together with other colleagues deliver new applications and services, or enhancements to existing capabilities. Together, IT Services teams strive to provide up-to-date, effective and customer-oriented services to students, staff, researchers, visitors and partners. 

Dr Sean Duffy

Dr Sean Duffy

Director of IT Services

“IT Services is mission critical to teaching, research and to supporting the University as a business. We enable students to stay connected and staff to discover new ways of working, while powering research that advances the University.”

Key People



Director of IT Services

Daniel Lawrence
PA Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8249

Head of Application Services

Bruce Pearson 
Email -
Telephone - +44 (0)121 415 5875

Head of Infrastructure Services

Rob Arnold
Email -
Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 4756

Head of Project Office

Liz Simcox
Email – 
Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 8232

Chief Enterprise Architect

David Deighton
Email -
Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 4748