UCISA Awards 2023 - Shortlist Announced

08 March 2023 - UCISA Awards 2023 - Shortlist Announced

With the UCISA Awards ceremony due to take place at the UCISA23 Leadership Conference, we are pleased to announce the shortlisted nominees for each category, alphabetically by institution name.

CIO of the Year

  • Paul Butler, University of Greenwich
  • Nick Gilbert, University of Surrey


Diversity and Inclusion

  • Loughborough University, IT Services Women’s Network (Izabelle Bimson and Anisha Daud)
  • University of Bradford, Resource Platform (John Fairhall)
  • University of Warwick, Women in IDG (Clare Swift)


Outstanding Corporate Member

  • CGI IT UK Ltd. (nominated by Nottingham Uni)
  • Intergence (nominated by Sussex)
  • SPLUNK (nominated by South Wales)


Rising Star

  • Jacinta Blythe, University of Manchester
  • Sandra Davidson, University of Manchester
  • Christopher Moss, University of Manchester
  • Tom Griffin, University of Sheffield
  • Diane Pineda, University of Westminster


Supporting Excellence in Learning, Teaching, and Research

  • Falmouth University, FeedbackFruits (Brain McDonald)
  • University of Hertfordshire, Student Technology Mentors (Lucy Bamwo)


Sustainable Digital Project or Initiative

  • Nottingham Trent University, Microsoft Surface Staff Device Replacement (Andy Semak)
  • University of West London, Heat Pump and PVT Installations (Suraj Uturaju)



  • Lancaster University, Student Digital Hub (Sarah Sweeney)
  • Queen Mary University of London, London City Institute of Technology (Ian Webster)
  • University College London, Agile Transformation Project (Information Services Division)


Our thanks to the judging panel, our congratulations to all the shortlisted nominees, and our thanks to all those who submitted entries for this year's Awards.