Jason Oliver joined University of Sussex in September 2018 as Director of IT and was tasked with shaping, leading and driving the strategic leadership and new direction of IT Services. His remit has grown since then to also include creating a central capital programmes Portfolio Office, becoming the institution’s sustainability lead and by taking a role of Director at Sussex Estates and Facilities – the University’s total facilities management (TFM) joint venture with Interserve.
Prior to this he was Director of IT at the Science Museum Group, where he built a sector-leading team and delivered a large-scale transformation agenda and step-change in organisational culture. Before this he was at Royal Opera House, where he helped to deliver their biggest ever technology modernisation programme.
Jason has consistently been named one of CIO UK’s top 100, which celebrates the UK’s most transformative technology leaders, he is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, and he is a Governor at his two children’s primary school.