Clive Holtham
MA(Oxford), MSocSci (Birmingham), CPFA, FCCA
Bull Information Systems Professor of Information Management
Head of Department of Management Systems and Information
Telephone: 0171 477 8622
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After taking a Masters degree in Management, Clive Holtham trained as an accountant and was Young Accountant of the Year in 1976. Following six years as a Director of Finance and IT, he led a major research project for the Institute of Directors, and authored Executive Information Systems and Decision Support. His research study, Improving the Performance of Workgroups through Information Technology, has been widely quoted in the media. He was research director of the EPSRC and DTI-funded BFS (Business Facilitation System) project, developing an intensively computer-supported meeting environment for executives. He has reviewed the strategic impact of both CD-ROM and networked multimedia on business and been an Expert Advisor to the European Parliament. He is actively involved in the Financial Services Knowledge Laboratory, co-founder of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, and member of the Black Forest Group.

His main areas of research are the application of information management to the strategic direction of organisations, creating the infrastructure for the flexible learning organisation through IT and applied knowledge management.