At the LMN AGM on 20th March 2019, LMN members agreed to transfer
LMN's activities to the UCISA London Group.
To see the details of the UCISA London Group, with
details of previous activities and forthcoming meetings, follow the link below.
Darren joined Regents University, London in July 2015 as the Chief Information Officer, with strategic oversight for IT and Management Information. Darren has over 20 years’ experience working in further education and more recently, higher education in various academic and senior professional services roles.
Dayo is an Information Systems consultant who provides interim management and consultancy services to several organizations. He worked as the Director of Management Information and IT Services for Richmond Adult Community College and Hillcroft College where he was responsible for leading several service improvements and structural changes.
Dayo has worked in both Higher Education and Further Education in a range of administrative and technical functions including leading the planning team for a university in London. Dayo is a school governor; he is passionate about how organizations use information to make effective decisions.
Dayo’s areas of professional interest and expertise include Management Information, Change Management and Enterprise Architecture. He is a TOGAF and PRINCE 2 certified Professional. He holds a degree in Computer Science and Masters in IT (Business).
Francesco is Head of IT Services at the College of North West London. Francesco has worked in Education for over 23 years ranging from IT Support to becoming an IT Manager 2 years ago. Francesco specialises in Networking and Active Directory.
Garod is Director of IT and Estates at Richmond upon Thames College. Garod specializes in Building and IT transformation business strategies, taking responsibility for the full life cycle including business process alignment, resource planning, governance and compliance.
Graham is Director of Continuous Improvement at Havering Sixth Form College. Graham has worked in education for over 25 years, the last 17 years at Havering Sixth Form College in both academic and service areas. He has managed the ICT and Computing Department (Academic) and for seven years managed IT Services. In his current position he is responsible for the planning, approval, management and evaluation of designated projects within the college. Most of these focus on the use of Information Technology although the role is entirely not restricted to that. Graham is qualified as a Teacher, in Procurement (a member of CIPS) and is currently working towards a qualification an ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring.
Helen is Principal of WMC – the Camden college and has worked in FE primarily in Adult education for over 25 years. WMC – formally known as Working Men’s College was founded in 1854 and is the oldest surviving adult education institute in Europe.
WMC is one of the Institutes of Adult Learning and it provides a part time courses for learners including a wide variety of Art courses, Vocational learning and qualifications as well as ESOL, English and Maths.
Helen has long championed and enabled the development of e-learning in this sector. This is a sector which is based on part time learners and part time sessional staff alongside limited funding and so there have been specific challenges around this work.
John is a Senior HE Information Services & Communications Consultant. He was SOAS Director of Library and Information Services from March 2009 until October 2016. He worked in a variety of roles in the university sector since 1974 and first worked for the University of London at Wye College in 1994. Immediately before joining SOAS he was at King’s College London as JISC Director of Services, responsible for managing the JISC services portfolio which includes JANET (the national academic network), JISC Collections and a number of support and advisory services. John’s primary role at SOAS was to lead Library and Information Services as a fully-converged professional services directorate. In this role, he was Director of the SOAS Library, the UK National Research Library for Asia, Africa & the Middle East. John has a long history of involvement with LMN (he was at its inaugural AGM in 2000).
Nick is the Chief Information Officer at King’s College London. Nick has worked in a variety of IT Project and Service roles for over 30 years. Prior to joining King’s Nick worked in the media, entertainment and telecoms industries as well as being a management consultant with Price Waterhouse and Ernst & Young.
Paula is Pro Vice-Chancellor and Director of Computing and Communications Systems Service (CCSS) at Middlesex University. In addition to being responsible for IT systems, services and infrastructure, she is also accountable for the University’s offshore contract. Paula is best known within Higher Education IT circles for her advocacy of selective outsourcing of IT systems and Services. She was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2014.
Simon is Chief Information Officer at Kingston University London, responsible for the strategy and operational delivery of the digital services. Prior to HE, Simon has held IT and executive roles in a variety of international and entrepreneurial businesses.