BBS Advisory Board Member Awarded for IT Provision Excellence

Dr Stephen Jones, a member of Brunel Business School Advisory Board, has been awarded the Society of Information Technology Management (Socitm) award in June 2013 in recognition of the best IT provision out of 650 competitors in the public sector organisations. Socitm is the membership association for all ICT professionals working in Local Authorities and the Public and Third Sectors and suppliers to those sectors, founded in 1986.

Dr Jones is the Head of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Conwy County Borough Council, a Welsh Unitary Authority. He has worked for over thirty five years as an ICT practitioner and researcher, predominantly in the public sector.

Dr Jones is actively involved in Brunel Business School as part of his membership in the Brunel Business School Advisory Board formed to support the School in discharging its Mission and Strategic Imperatives. The Advisory Board’s aims are:

  • To ensure our taught programmes are relevant to the needs of industry.
  • To discuss issues across: Admissions, Placements, Recruitment and Marketing, Skills, Succession and Accreditation etc.
  • To discuss current research themes and developments relevant to research groups.
  • To recommend lines of action based on strategic and operational information received from the School’s Executive Board.

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