Professor Liz Bacon, BSc, PhD, CEng, CSci, CITP, FBCS, FHEA, MACM, is the President of the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and a Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor at the Univ. of Greenwich in London, with a university-wide remit leading the development of technology enhanced learning. She is a Past Chair of the BCS Academy of Computing, and the Council of Professors and Heads of Computing national committee. Liz is a professor of Software Engineering with over a hundred publications and a Co-Director of the eCentre research group. She has been involved in several EU research projects, including being Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator for two EU FP7 projects in the past four years, and is an experienced systems designer and developer. Having applied her research in technology enhanced learning, software engineering, AI and cyberterrorism to a range of application areas such as crisis management and health. Liz also researches, publishes and is a regular international speaker.