Head of Business Analytics,
Birmingham City University
Simon has worked in higher education for over 20 years, the majority within the planning and performance function at Birmingham City University. Whilst Head of Planning Simon developed and continuously improved processes for student number forecasting and also statutory returns to HESA and HEFCE/OfS. In recent years as Head of Business Analytics he's been focused on the development and delivery of a foundation Business Intelligence solution covering student performance data. He and his team are currently finalising delivery of the next phase of this ongoing BI project which will enable: improved sectional student performance analysis and intelligence and; further forward steps in the institutional data capability and maturity journey.