Jacqui Lipinski

CIO and Director of Digital & Technical Services, Royal College of Arts

Jacqui Lipinski is the CIO and Director of Digital and Technical Service at the Royal College of Arts London. Prior to this she was Head of Products at Imperial College.

Jacqui has a breadth of experience in both Business and Technology in the UK and International markets. Working in several sectors including Higher Education, Onshore/Offshore Financial Services, IT Consultancy, Sport and Leisure, Commercial Property, Creative Arts and the Voluntary Sector. She has worked in numerous locations around the globe for highly regulated, multi-cultural organisations including multi-national FTSE 100 companies, small consultancy firms and establishing her own businesses. She has led many Business and IT transformation programs, establishing and leading large multidisciplinary teams to deliver business outcomes.

During her career she has undertaken a number of voluntary roles, including founding a support group for children with Type 1 Diabetes and establishing support groups for teenagers. Together with her professional experience this has given her a broad outlook on life and empathy towards others.

Jacqui is a compassionate and determined leader; using her enthusiasm and humility to inspire and embolden others to achieve their potential and deliver great outcomes for organisations. Jacqui is married and has three grown-up children and a lively Springer Spaniel! In her spare time she enjoys competitive sports.