Alastair Revell MBCS CITP CEng

BSc(Hons) (BHam) (1988) CEng (2007) CITP (2007)
MBCS (2006) FRSA (2010) FIAP (2006) Eur Ing (2016)

Alastair Revell, a mathematics graduate, is the Chairman and Managing Consultant of Revell Research Systems, a management and technology consulting practice that he established in 1985.

He is a Chartered IT Professional (holding a Certificate of Current Competence), a Chartered Engineer and a European Registered Engineer.

Alastair is a Vice-President and Trustee of the Institute (elected to serve from 2018) as well as Chairman of the Community Board (appointed from 2018). He has been a member of Community (formerly Membership) Board since 2016 and sat on its Best Practice Committee between 2010 and 2018 (serving as Vice-Chair from 2014). He has also been a member of the Institute’s Registration and Standards Committee since 2015 and has been a CITP Assessor since 2010. He has been an active member of the BCS South West branch since 2008.

Alastair has been the Director General of the Institution of Analysts and Programmers (IAP) since 2011. He was elected to its governing body in 2009. He is also a Member of the Editorial Board of Software Development Practice.

He has undertaken (in a part-time capacity to provide industrial perspective) the development and assessment of 15 IT modules leading to undergraduate awards by the University of Plymouth between 1996 and 2006, including a significant portion of an FdSc Internet Technology with Business programme.

He was appointed by the UK Information Commissioner to the Technology Reference Panel in 2011. He also sits on the Advisory Committee for Trustworthy Software and has been chairman of the Trustworthy Software Foundation since 2016. He is also a member of the IT External Advisory Panel at the University of Plymouth.

Alastair is keen to see the BCS Organisational Membership Scheme developed to attract smaller IT firms and to strengthen the Institute’s links with communities outside the BCS.

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