UKeiG Management Committee

Contact details and committee roles.

  • David Ball

    David Ball

    Chair

    David Ball
    took early retirement from Bournemouth University, and now works as an independent consultant, researcher and interim manager, specialising in aspects of higher education, particularly scholarly communication, e-books and e-journals, procurement, library and related systems, virtual learning environments.

    David Ball Consulting
    c/o UKeiG

  • John Wickenden

    John Wickenden

    Honorary Secretary

    John Wickenden
    has had over forty years experience in Library and Information Services in Pharmaceutical R&D, but has very recently retired. He was a Senior Information Scientist working for Eli Lilly & Co. Ltd. (a US Pharmaceutical Company) at their UK R&D Site in Windlesham in Surrey. He intends to maintain his expertise in the area.

  • Sue Silcocks

    Sue Silcocks

    Honorary Treasurer

    Sue Silcocks
    is Information/Knowledge Manager for URS (a provider of engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies).

    Information/Knowledge Manager
    URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
    Royal Court, Basil Close
    Chesterfield
    S41 7SL
    UK

  • Rose Marney

    Deputy Treasurer

    Rose Marney
    worked at the Institution of Civil Engineers Library for 30 years, progressing from Library Assistant to Library Manager.  Her roles encompassed the range of library tasks in what was a major research collection in its field. Latterly, she was responsible for collection development and management (both print and digital), as well as information retrieval and research. She also undertook staff management and development, alongside budgetary control.

  • Gary Horrocks

    Gary Horrocks

    Editor, eLucidate

    Gary Horrocks

    is an editor, writer and researcher. He's a library and IT professional with twenty-five years of experience in higher
    education, and a ten-year track record as a senior strategic manager and director. He has considerable understanding of the research, teaching & learning needs affecting the provision of information services in a multidisciplinary, complex and demanding university environment.

    Address:
    c/o UKeiG

  • Karen Gommersall

    Training Programme Development Support

  • Paola Wright

    Paola Wright

    Web Editor

    Paola Wright
    is a former public librarian, now working in digital in the government sector and applying best information management practice to digital channels. Interested in usability and passionate about accessibility.

    Address: c/o UKeIG
     

     

  • Jose Lopez Blanco

    Publications Co-Ordinator & Current Awareness Bulletin Editor; Deputy Web Editor

    José Blanco
    is currently an Faculty Librarian for Health and Social Sciences at Bournemouth University. He has worked in public, law and FE libraries previously. He is a chartered member of CILIP with a keen interest in professional development.
    Some of his professional interests are information literacy, teaching, information resources, scholarly communication, open access and Internet searching.

     

  • Liz Wright

    Liz Wright

    Committee Member

    Liz Wright
    is an experienced college librarian currently based at Leeds College of Building.  Interests includes using e-learning tools to enhance information skill delivery and developing online resources.  She leads the UKeiG’s Training, Professional Development, Awards, Bursaries, Conferences activity group.
     

    Address: c/o UKeIG

  • Dion Lindsay

    Dion Lindsay

    Co-opted Member

    Dion Lindsay
    is co-opted support for the Management Committee in the KM area. He works in the IM and KM Activity Group and on projects such as Cilip's Information Management initiative and UKeiG's sponsorship of Intranet Now conference 2015. In his day job he is a consultant and trainer in new knowledge management techniques.

  • Sheila Thomas

    Sheila Thomas

    Co-opted Member

    Sheila Thomas
    is recently retired but has agreed to stay on the Committee as a co-opted member.

  • Claire Carter

    Claire Carter

    Co-opted Member

    Claire Carter
    has over ten years’ experience in the higher education sector as a qualified and chartered information professional and is currently an Academic Liaison Librarian at the University of Bedfordshire supporting the Finance and Law department. 

    Address: c/o UKeIG

  • Committee Member: Deputy Honorary Secretary

    UKeiG is looking for additional Management Committee members. Are you a CILIP or a UKeiG member who wants to be active on a committee? Now is your chance to join the management committee of UKeiG, a special interest group of CILIP with over 1300 members.

  • Committee Member: Member Engagement Lead

    UKeiG is looking for additional Management Committee members. Are you a CILIP or a UKeiG member who wants to be active on a committee? Now is your chance to join the management committee of UKeiG, a special interest group of CILIP with over 1300 members.

  • Committee Member: Support to Social Media

    UKeiG is looking for additional Management Committee members. Are you a CILIP or a UKeiG member who wants to be active on a committee? Now is your chance to join the management committee of UKeiG, a special interest group of CILIP with over 1300 members.