Ian Leslie is Director of Information Services at the University of Cambridge. He was previously Professor of Computer Science at the University with interests in operating systems, distributed systems, and networks.
From 1999 to 2004 he was Head of the Computer Laboratory, and from 2004 to 2009 he was Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor role involved co-ordinating research policy, providing academic oversight of the handling of research grants and contracts and interacting with both industrial sponsors and the UK government on research and third stream funding.
Ian has taught courses in communications, introductory hardware design and computer systems modelling. Since 1985 he has been a Fellow of Christ's College, and until 2002 was Director of Studies in Computer Science at Christ's.