Professor Anne Trefethen, was the previous Director of the Centre, she was appointed to the new post of Chief Information Officer (CIO) and started the role on 1 March. She remains active within the Centre with her research interests.
Professor Trefethen will be taking forward the work that she has been overseeing as ICT Central Coordination Programme lead since July 2011, through to completion of the transition to the new department. In her new role, she will have responsibility for the management and future development of the new integrated central ICT department, and will also take forward the development of policy and strategy for ICT across Oxford.
Before coming to Oxford in 2005, Anne Trefethen was a Director of the UK e-Science Core Programme and, before this, she worked at NAG (Numerical Algorithms Group) in both management and technical roles. She has spent ten years in the US at Thinking Machines Corp and at the Theory Centre, Cornell University, in leadership roles.