Professor Liz Bacon BSc, PhD, CEng, CSci, FBCS, CITP, FHEA, is Dean of the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Greenwich. She is Chair of the BCS Academy of Computing, a BCS Vice President and Trustee and is a past Chair of CPHC (Council of Professors and Heads of Computing) national committee.
She is / has been involved in many professional activities during her career which include working with e-skills UK, the Science Council, Parliamentary IT Committee (PITCOM), EQANIE (European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education), the National HE STEM Programme and being an ICT Thought Leader for the University of Cambridge International Examinations. Prof Bacon is a Co-Director of the eCentre research group and has been involved in software engineering and e-learning research for more than 10 years. This includes work on personalisation, serious games, mobile learning, and enterprise architecture.
She is an experienced systems designer and developer, with the bulk of her research and practice activity being directly industry facing, through knowledge transfer and consultancy. Liz is passionate about the development of the discipline and keen to inspire more people to choose computing as a career, particularly women.