IT Services

Leadership team

Director of IT

Malcolm Whitehouse CBE, Director of IT

IT Business Partners

Our IT Business Partners manage the strategic relationship between our customers and our central IT Teams and are aligned to the core University areas of:

  • Teaching, Learning and Students

Guy Percival, IT Business Partner for Teaching, Learning and Students

  • Research and Innovation

Dr Angus Hearmon, Head of Research IT acts as our Business Partner for Research and Innovation

  • Services and Facilities

Simon Oliver, IT Business Partner for Services and Facilities, including the University's cultural institutions

Service Delivery and Infrastructure

Tyrrell Basson, Head of Service Delivery and Infrastructure

Office of the Director of IT (formerly Performance Improvement and Reporting)

Chris Sharples, Head of Office of the Director of IT

Applications Development and Maintenance

Manus MacManus, Head of Applications and Digital Services


Roberto Confessore, Head of Projects

Research IT

Dr Angus Hearmon, Head of Research IT

Strategy, Security and Architecture

Paul Dennington, Head of Strategy, Security and Architecture

University of Manchester Library

Lorraine Beard, Head of Digital Technologies and Services (The University Library)

Campus from the air

Leadership team