Owen Appleton

Senior Strategy and Policy Officer

owen.appleton@egi.eu | skype: oappleton

Owen Appleton is a Senior Policy and Strategy Officer at the EGI Foundation working on Service Portfolio Management, IT Service Management training and consultancy as well as Innovation Management.

He holds a BSc. In Biochemistry and an MSc in Science Communication from Imperial College, London. He was a CERN Fellow, where he became involved in European computing projects in 2004 through the EGEE project series (which preceded EGI). He has contributed to numerous European projects, worked in scientific Public Relations, ran a policy and management consultancy and coordinated the development of a federated Research IT support network in Switzerland.

Owen was a leading author of the FITSM standard, is a certified FitSM trainer and is co-chair of the FitSM working group within standard owner ITEMO (IT Education Management Organization).