Engagement and programme governance
To improve responsiveness and support robust decision making across the programme, we have revised our governance structure.
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The HESA Data Futures Delivery Group (DFDG) will be attended by HESA and Jisc, with OfS as an observer in an assurance capacity.
The Programme Board is the key decision making group for Data Futures, meeting monthly and comprising representatives from statutory customers and sector groups.
The implementation of the Design Authority ensures that key design choices are assessed to ensure the solution meets the requirements (including non-functional requirements) and aligns with HESA’s design principles.
The Quarterly Review Group will provide Board level oversight to support successful delivery of the Data Futures programme.
Data Futures Programme Board members
Martin Boyle, Director – Policy, Insight & Analytics, Scottish Funding Council
Chris Briden, Data Futures Programme Manager, Jisc
Paul Butler, Director of Information and Library Services, University of Greenwich, nominated member for UCISA
Jayne Davies - Managing Director Customer and Sector Enablement, Jisc
Bethan Owen, Deputy Chief Executive, HEFCW
Mark Parsonage, Director of Software Engineering, HESA
Rob Phillpotts (Chair), Senior Responsible Owner, HESA
Kevin Pickess, Academic Registrar, University of Worcester, nominated member for ARC
Richard Puttock, Director of Data, Foresight and Analysis, OfS
Alice Redfearn, Head of Service Development, HESA
Wesley Rennison, Director of Strategic Planning at University of Strathclyde and Chair of HESPA, nominated member for HESPA
Phil Richards, Chief Technology Officer, Jisc
Annette Vancil, Data Futures Programme Director, HESA
Michael Weatherup, HE Policy, DfNEI
Mark Wilson, Head of Finance, HESA
We will provide operational and programme updates to our operational contacts via the HESA weekly update. If you are not a HESA operational contact, and would like to receive the weekly update each week you can sign up for the HESA weekly update; you can change your preferences at any time.
Data Futures monthly update
We have launched the Data Futures monthly newsletter to regularly communicate updates, milestones and useful content. The HESA Data Futures monthly update is available to anybody interested in Data Futures.
If you have queries or would like to provide feedback, please contact [email protected].