Computing Strategy Group

Computing Strategy Group meets twice each year and is chaired by the Director of Computing.


To advise the School on all matters relating to the provision and use of computing facilities (hardware and software) provided by the School and the use of facilities provided by other parties, including interfaces between systems.


Director of Computing (Chair) Ex officio Boris Grot

Director of Teaching (or representative)

Ex officio                                                           

Björn Franke                          

Director of Research (or representative) Ex officio Ajitha Rajan
Head of School Ex officio Jane Hillston
Head of Computing (Officer to the Committee) Ex officio Alastair Scobie
Head of Computing Research and Teaching Unit Ex officio Tim Colles
Director of Professional Services Ex officio Joy Candlish

Officer to the Committee: Head of Computing

Clerk to the Committee:  Head of Computing


Others may be in attendance at meetings of the Committee, either on a regular basis or as the business of the committee may determine.


At the discretion of the Chair, members who are unable to attend may nominate a substitute, who will act with the member’s authority.


The committee reports to the School’s Strategy Committee via the Director of Computing.

Frequency of meetings

At least twice, annually.



Date Agenda


12th January 2021



7th September 2020


4 November 2019


02 May 2019


13 December 2018




17 May 2018  
24 May 2017    

23 February 2017


Published computing plans