Keith Jeffery is an independent consultant and past Director IT at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory with 360,000 users, 1100 servers and 140 staff. Keith holds 3 honorary visiting professorships, is a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and the British Computer Society, is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered IT Professional and an Honorary Fellow of the Irish Computer Society. Keith is past-President of ERCIM and past President of euroCRIS, and serves on international expert groups, conference boards and assessment panels. He has advised government on security and green computing. He chaired the EC Expert Groups on GRIDs and on CLOUD Computing.