Jos Creese, Socitm President, Head of IT, Hampshire CC and member of the Local Public Data Panel
Jos Creese is the Head of IT for Hampshire County Council. In addition to running the IT group of technology and business professionals, Jos supports a variety of business change programmes enabled by IT for the County Council. The Council also provides IT services to several hundred other public sector organisations and demands for shared services are growing.
Jos has over 20 years of IT management experience, and has worked for central government, district and unitary councils. He is currently President of Socitm , Chair of the Local Public Service CIO Council and a member of the Government CIO Council.
A regular speaker at conferences, Jos is an advocate for the need for changing approaches to IT leadership to reflect the changing role of IT demanded by private and public sectors alike.