Rupert Ward is a former Special Adviser to the Royal Household and Project Lead for iDEA, one of the world's most successful free educational technologies. He is a UK National Teaching Fellow, Professor of Learning Innovation and Associate Dean (International) within the School of Computing and Engineering at the University of Huddersfield, UK.
He is a member of the BCS Accreditation Committee, a former board member of the Council for Professors and Heads of Computing, a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Manager and a Chartered IT Professional.
His research focuses on digital skills, technology acceptance and mobile learning and he is author of two books on Personalised Learning. He is also an avid learner and is currently completing his eighth postgraduate qualification across a range of disciplines.