Catherine Griffiths has a career in establishing and expanding research centres that span multiple disciplines. This has included developing the Kobler Unit for the Management of Technology at Imperial College, the Outsourcing Unit at London School of Economics, and the Birkbeck Institute for Data Analytics at Birkbeck London University. Her work across technology, the arts, data science, history and design, as well as building conservation, has facilitated this multi-disciplinary approach. She has been retained by business and government specifically to assist small and medium sized business, startups and spin out companies. In this capacity she has been part of the teams to write business plans and present successfully to secure multi-million pound investments for businesses development, technology application and expansion.
Holding both academic posts and post graduate supervisor roles, she also has experience of teaching and shaping leading edge research in areas as diverse as technology, railways, management strategy and data analytics.
Catherine represents Birkbeck’s involvement in the newly founded Institute of Coding, is a Senior Editor for the Journal of Information Technology and its sister journal for teaching cases, JITTC . She is also a Trustee of the Association of Information Technology Trust.