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Bella Abrams


Bella joined the University of Sheffield as the Director of Information Technology in 2019.

She has 20 years' experience working in IT in the public and private  sector. Most recently she was Chief Information Officer at the Sheffield College.  Prior to this she held a number of roles developing and delivering online education and assessment services for Ufi/learndirect. 

At the University Bella leads IT Services who deliver IT and business services designed to support learning, teaching, research and corporate services at the University of Sheffield. This year, she has developed a new IT strategy framework with her team and colleagues across the University that will ensure the department continues to deliver high quality, future proofed technology services to the whole University.

Bella is a member of the board of trustees of the Association for Learning Technology and has a BA in History and an MBA, both from the University of Sheffield.