Simon Birkett

Senior sector specialist (digital transformation)

Simon Birkett
6th Floor, Broadhurst House (formerly Churchgate House)
56 Oxford Street
M1 6EU


Simon is a senior consultant in digital transformation of teaching, learning and assessment in higher education. He previously worked in the HE sector as a strategic technology leader, specialising in learning technologies, educational innovation and development, learning space design, audio visual and digital services.


Originally from the creative industries, Simon has worked in higher education for 30 years, the last 18 years in senior management positions. His particular interests are the strategic management of learning technologies and engaging with non-traditional practitioners, led through his interest and research into the resistance to technology adoption.