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      About IT Services

  • IT Services at Oxford Brookes University

    The IT directorate supports the University's strategic goals of enhancing the student experience, research and knowledge exchange, enabling international and partnership engagement and contributing to the development of infrastructure and services. 

    The IT Executive and Operational Managers Team govern the directorate, supported by the Office of the CIO.

    We have five departments within IT Services (ITS): Office of the CIO, Customer Services, Information Services, Information Security Management and IT Planning and Relationships Management. ITS works together to deliver secure, reliable, flexible and sustainable services to students and staff, across 19 sites including the four campuses.

    In January 2019 we signed up to the Tech Talent Charter, as a commitment to growing our diverse tech workforce:

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    “Our IT team at Oxford Brookes University has signed up to the pledges of the Tech Talent Charter because we are committed to attracting, retaining and investing in the development of female colleagues. The charter’s focus on HR policies that support the recruitment of a diverse workforce, as well as the growing network of organisations signing up, make it an extremely appealing addition to our talent management strategy,” said Brookes’ CIO Seamus Shaw.

    Meet the IT Executive team

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    Seamus Shaw

    Chief Information Officer

    +44 (0) 7484 507448
  • Gareth Brown

    Gareth Brown

    Head of Customer Services

    +44 (0) 7917 597905

    Helen Harbour

    Helen Harbour

    Head of IT Planning and Relationships

    +44 (0) 7788 135148


    Vacant position

    Head of Administration

    Greg Crichton

    Greg Crichton

    Head of Information Services

    +44 (0) 1865 483215 

    Richard King

    Richard King

    Head of Information Security Management

    +44 (0) 7909 406617