Senior Staff

The Institution is run by a small staff function. Headed up by our Operations Director

Operations Director

Head and shoulders of John Ellis

John Ellis MBCS FIAP(Cmpn)

John began his career more than 40 years ago as a computer operator, moving later into programming. Working for a a computer bureau, his exposure to different types of systems and environments gave him a solid foundation for his future career.

During the 1980’s he worked on primarily food wholesale and retail systems working with what was then cutting edge technology, that we see as the norm today.

In 1987 John moved to local government and spent 10 years there before moving on again into Insurance, then into the financial sector, designing and writing software for the management ISAs, Savings Bonds and Child Trust Funds.

Parallel to the work above, John founded his own IT and Management Consultancy, Wellis Technology, which he still runs today, primarily writing systems for small businesses. In addition Wellis Technology also runs the administration for several other companies.

He is now Operations Director for the Institution.

Married with 4 children, John maintains an active interest in new technologies and writes occasional IT-related articles.

A Fellow since 1992, he joined the IAP Council in 2001. He became a Companion of the IAP in 2009.

John became Technology and Communication director for the Institution in 2011 and Operations Director in 2013.