Assistant Director, Student and Learning Support, University of Sunderland
Oliver is Assistant Director, Student and Learning Support, University of Sunderland. He has worked in public libraries and the FE and HE sectors. Following a number of years at the University of Wolverhampton, Oliver moved to Sunderland as Assistant Director (Services) for the then department of Information Services. In 2005, and following a service convergence, Oliver took on responsibility for Student Services in addition to an enhanced Library Services portfolio. Oliver has enjoyed wider professional involvement via both CILIP and SCONUL, including most recently in his role as Chair of the Working Group on Space Planning. Professional interests include organisational development and culture; staff development; team building and dynamics; and learning space design.