Meet our leadership team
Paul has been Jisc's chief executive since October 2015.
Chief financial officer
Nicola oversees our financial activities to ensure we deliver excellence and cost-effectiveness in our professional support services; especially those concerned with financial and commercial matters.
Mike has extensive experience in the software industry in senior sales and general management roles in the US, EMEA and APAC.
Deputy chief executive and chief operating officer
Alice leads a team developing our strategy in key areas such as research, learning and teaching, further education and international, and our strategic planning and management reporting processes.
She also ensures the excellence and cost-effectiveness of our professional support services.
Executive director, business process improvement
Keith is leading on improvements to our business processes to ensure they are efficient, effective, adaptable and support the delivery of the Jisc corporate strategy.
Executive director, digital resources
Liam oversees our digital content and discovery related people, organisations, strategy, services and operations.
He works to ensure our digital ‘content and discovery’ capabilities and expertise lead to cost-effective, innovative and long-lived benefits for UK research and education.
Executive director, data
Karen leads the data analytics directorate.
The directorate builds on existing services such as Heidi Plus and interactive insights to deliver business intelligence for HE providers, the public sector and charities.
Managing director, further education and skills
Robin's focus is on improving the portfolio for further education (FE), with the aim of making UK colleges world leaders in the use of edtech in teaching and learning.
Executive director, marketing and communications
Robert ensures we deliver a cohesive customer experience strategy and organisational approach – reflecting a deep and sustained understanding of our customers’ needs.
He ensures this focus informs and drives all of our operational and strategic priorities – steadily moving Jisc from a ‘product’ organisation to a ‘solution’ organisation.
Interim executive director, e-infrastructure
Steve is responsible for bringing together our digital technology related people, organisations, strategy, services and operations.
He ensures our digital IT capabilities and expertise are applied cost-effectively and imaginatively – making a real and sustained difference to research and education in the UK.
Chief technology officer
Steve provides strategic, technical leadership and vision to our technology staff, across networking, digital information resources, innovation and internal IT.
He ensures that our group IT strategy provides a coherent direction and vision across the group, and stimulates enhanced levels of innovation for the benefit of members and customers.
Chief innovation officer
Phil leads and continuously develops our world-class futures team: a group of experts with the capacity to identify, shape and exploit opportunities for new, digitally enabled, ways of working.
As with all of Jisc, the focus of their activity is creating the greatest benefit for the sectors we serve. A well-integrated team, sharing expertise and resources across the organisation.
Chief commercial officer
Jon is responsible for our commercial strategy and development. This includes the relationships with all members and customers and related associations, stakeholders and partners.
Jon ensures that they are advocates of the customer experience, as well as championing solutions for their new needs to drive financially sustainable growth.