I worked for SUMS Consulting from 2001 and I still work for them as an associate.  SUMS ethos is to share best practice amongst its member universities.  In my work with SUMS I have benchmarked services from IT to legal and reviewed processes from timetabling to admissions. I I have written briefing papers on new technologies such as e-assessment and I have sought to predict library futures (by asking leading librarians - I am not a librarian! ). 

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Andrea Buttle

I started my career as a chemical engineer in 1987 working on new designs of oxygen plants for BOC.  i was with BOC for twelve years moving from engineer to best operating practice programme manager to IT programme co-ordinator.