John is a graduate of UCC and holds a BA (Hons) and MSc (Management Information Systems). He is a PROSCI™ certified change management practitioner and a LEAN green belt. He has over ten years’ experience of working in the software industry both nationally and internationally. He spent the early part of his career working in London before returning to his native Cork in 2006. He re-joined UCC in 2011 as Head of Academic Systems Administration and was part of the project team that helped to introduce Semesterisation at UCC. In 2016 he was re-assigned as Programme Manager to the new student and curriculum administration systems.