Claire Priestley

Claire Priestley is founder of CIO+1, and Director of IT at City, University of London, supported by a team of 140 staff covering a technical estate that spans 23 buildings over 5 locations and 23,000 users. 

Claire featured in the CIO100 list for both 2018 and 2019, won the ‘Future CIO of the Year’ category at the 2017 Innovation Age ‘Women in IT Awards’ and was a shortlisted finalist in the ‘CIO of the Year’ category 2018.  A member of the International Association of Facilitators, mentor and role model on the Aurora ‘Women in Leadership’ programme, and STEM ambassador Claire also launched the ‘Connectivity across London’ initiative with peers from Camden Council and University of London.

Claire is on the UCISA Board of Trustees and is a founding partner and director of The Secret Boxing Gym in London.