Dr John Shemilt, Director of ICTReporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Mike Russell, Dr John Shemilt leads ICT in delivering projects and initiatives that enable the achievement of Imperial College London's strategic goals and the IT services and systems that keep College running.

John studied at Imperial College London for a number of years and was awarded an undergraduate degree in Physics, in addition to an MSc and PhD, before becoming a research assistant in the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science in 1978. He was appointed Microcomputer Centre Supervisor at the Imperial College London Computer Centre in 1980 and held posts of increasing responsibility before promotion to the position of Head of Technology Operations and Deputy Director of ICT in February 2009. John was promoted to his current role, Director of ICT, in October 2011.

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ICT is organised across four functional areas: