Jason Parke

Jason Parke BSc, MSc

Lecturer in Computing

Jason Parke joined the University of Greenwich as a lecturer in October 2022.

He has an exceptionally strong, dynamic experience gained over 20 years in various roles within the IT sector including delivering large-scale enterprise projects, from creation through to fruition, all within challenging IT environments on time and under budget. It also includes managing different multi-disciplinary IT teams, within the Higher Education (HE) sector.

Jason has 10 years of experience as a Cisco Instructor/Trainer and a passion for tackling digital poverty. He was formerly the vice chair of the UCISA London Group (2019-2023) and an ambassador on the Cyversity programme (2022-2023).

He is currently a digital champion for Kent County Council (KCC).

Responsibilities within the university

Module leader

  • Computer and Communication Systems
  • Network and Internet Technology and Design

Module contribution

  • Network Technology


  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management - Via the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) (2022)
  • Machine Learning (Stanford University) (2021)
  • CISCO Instructor Excellence Expert (CCAI) (2018)
  • MSc BY Research Computing & Mathematical Sciences (Part-Time) (Sept 2011 - Sept 2014)  (Merit)
  • CISCO CCNA 10 Years of Service (CCAI)  (2006-2016)
  • Ethical Hacking (2006)
  • Prince2 Foundation (2004)
  • ITIL Foundation (2002)
  • BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Computing (2000)


  • UCISA London – Committee Member (Former Vice Chair of London Group 2019 - 2023)
  • Machine Learning Certified (Stanford University) (2021)
  • Digital Kent Digital Champion (Dec 2023)
  • School Governor for St John’s Catholic Primary School (Gravesend, 2017-2019)

Media activity

Procurement in HE Innovating for Tomorrow, 31 August 2023


Diversity in tech, 19 October 2022


Resetting minds! - Rt Hon. Stuart Lawrence, Motivational Speaker and Author. How did I end up a Technology Leader? - Karen Bates Director of IT, Delivery Capability London Business School. Don’t Think Just Do… - Devon Bryan, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Carnival Corporation

Information Security and Compliance, 16 September 2022


Mesh and Metaverse, 17 August 2022


Detecting framerate-oriented cyber-attacks on user experience in virtual reality. Blessing Odeleye, PhD Researcher, University of Greenwich

Sustainability – getting it right for the future of IT, 31 January 2022

https://youtu.be/mw4v650Hj6I (Part 1)

https://youtu.be/kppWzdywSSM (Part 2)

Making your IT Usage more Sustainable - Mike Halsey. What Net Zero Carbon by 2030 means on the Ground at the University of Greenwich - David Jackson, University of Greenwich. An exploration of the benefits of e-waste recycling in a London University - Henrik Brogger, Queen Mary's University of London

ucisa London Women in tech, 16 September 2021

https://youtu.be/3XIYIt-mw1A (Part 1)

https://youtu.be/HXN5R3PlGuY (Part 2)

Digital Poverty (Equality), 15 July 2021


Service desk and service management, 23 June 2021

Enhancing and streamlining the IT experience for new starters (staff). Jaswant Singh -  Part 1 and Richard Horner - Part 2, University of  Greenwich.

https://youtu.be/wOW6novEjNo (Part 1)

https://youtu.be/6X9FucngNJg (Part 2)

Event on Information Security, ucisa London May 2021


Education and the Cloud, 14 April 2021

https://youtu.be/aD9BNc9iuDg (Part 1)

https://youtu.be/SgmeuUjRq6U (Part 2)

From complicated to complex: the impact of lockdown on UoW’s cloud strategy - Mat Flower, University of Wolverhampton. Education is Changing Like Never Before - Worldwide Trends and Cases - Jude Sheeran, Amazon Web Service. Azure Lab Services at Sheffield Hallam University - Dave Thornley, Sheffield Hallam University

Leading and Developing people, 17 March 2021


Growing a Digitally Skilled Workforce to engage with our Digital Workplace - Joanna Pentecost, King’s College London. How might we be leading and developing people 5, 10, 20 years from now? - Jon Faulkner and Kirstie Adam, Operations Manager, Domain7. Welcome On e-board! - Seema Kisnay, University of London and Agi Jankowska, Queen Mary, University of London. Having open and honest conversations about mental health - Megan Vagg, Queen Mary University of London. C-Vision International Thought Leadership Podcast


Apps and education, UCISA London November 2021


Covid-19: How London institutions are responding, 25 March 2020


Recent publications

Gwynne, S., Galea, E.R. , Parke, J. and Hickson, J. (2003) The collection and analysis of pre-evacuation times derived from evacuation trials and their application to evacuation modelling. Fire Technology, 39 (2). pp. 173-195. ISSN 0015-2684 (Print), 1572-8099 (Online) (doi:https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1024212214120)

Parke, J., Gwynne, S., Galea, E.R.  and Lawrence, P.  (2003) Validating the buildingEXODUS evacuation model using data from an unannounced trial evacuation. In: Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2003: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference. CMS Press, Greenwich, London, UK, pp. 295-306. ISBN 1904521088

Gwynne, S., Galea, E.R. , Parke, J. and Hickson, J. (2003) The collection of pre-evacuation times from evacuation trials involving a Hospital Outpatient area and a University Library facility. In: Fire Safety Science: Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium. IAFSS Symposiums (7). International Association for Fire Safety Science, Greenwich, London, UK, pp. 877-888. ISBN 0954534808 (doi:https://doi.org/10.3801/IAFSS.FSS.7-877)