Professor Dame Wendy Hall DBE, FRS, FREng
Appointed: 1 April 2007
Re-appointed: 1 April 2011
Professor Dame Wendy Hall DBE is Professor of Computer Science and Dean of the Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences at the University of Southampton, UK. She was the Head of the School of Electronics and Computer Science at Southampton from 2002-2007. Her research interests include web science and web technologies, hypermedia, multimedia and digital libraries. She is a director of the Web Science Trust and Chair of IST Advisory Group which advises the European Commission on it’s overall strategy for ICT research. She was a member of the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology from 2004-2010. Professor Hall is a non-executive Board member to the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Board.
Dame Wendy was appointed for her leadership experience and business acumen in the IT/internet content sector.