Team

Professor Mark Lycett is the Principal Investigator of SCRIBE. As a Professor of Intelligent Information Management, his broad research examines the processes involved in organising, managing and understanding all types of data. His particular interest is in the dynamic use of data for situational awareness and how that can better facilitate (customer) experience, service delivery and business performance. Professor Lycett has published the outcomes of his work in a number of leading journals and conferences and successfully graduated 12 Doctoral students in these areas. Coming from an industry background, Professor Lycett has worked on and managed projects to the value of over £1 billion – he is currently a Co-Investigator on the EPSRC-funded Empirical Modelling of Business Process Patterns with Ontologies (EP/K009923/1). Professor Lycett is a member of the Corporate IT Forum Education and Skills Commission, which advises industry and Government on skills and curriculum development at all levels of education. He is also Senior Associate Editor for the European Journal of Information Systems, a longstanding member of the EPSRC College and an expert reviewer for the European Commission in the area of Intelligent Information Management.

Dr Sergio de Cesare is a Co-Investigator of SCRIBE. He is a Reader in Accounting Information Systems at Brunel Business School in London. Dr. Sergio de Cesare holds a PhD in Information Systems from LUISS Guido Carli in Rome (Italy) and a Laurea cum laude in Economics and Business from the University of Bari (Italy). His primary research focus is on the application of foundational ontology to Information Systems (IS) development. He has received research funding from the EPSRC in the order of £1.2 million for projects relating to the adoption of ontology in the areas of simulation, business process modelling and credit risk. Dr. de Cesare is founder of the international workshop series on Ontology-Driven Information Systems Engineering (ODISE) (2009-2012). He has over 60 peer-reviewed research publications in the general interrelated areas of business ontology, process and IS modelling, IS development methodologies and legacy ontology discovery. He was Managing Editor of the European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS) from 2009-2014 and Editorial Board Member of the International Journal on Organisational Design and Engineering (IJODE).

Professor Francesco Moscone is a Co-Investigator of SCRIBE. He is Professor of Business Economics at the Brunel Business School. He has previously worked at the University of Leicester, University of Cambridge, and London School of Economics (LSE) and held visiting scholar positions at University of California-Berkeley, University Pompeu Fabra, and LSE. He has worked as a health economist for the National Collaborating Centre for Women and Children’s Health, and the National Agency for Regional Health Services (Rome, Italy). He is principal investigator on an ESRC (UK government funding) first research grant entitled “Statistical Modelling of Interdependence in Economics”. Additionally, he is coinvestigator for the grant “Economic Performance and Quality of Life in European Cities” awarded by the Economics Education and Research Consortium. He is also a co-investigator for the grant “Development of new indicators to assess research”. Additionally, Francesco co-investigates an EU FP7 grant entitled ”BIOPOOL- Services associated to digitalise contents of tissues in Biobanks across Europe”.

Dr Jane Marriott (CI) is a Co-Investigator of SCRIBE. She is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law of the University of Surrey. Her expertise relevant to the project is principally concerned with privacy issues and comparative law. She previously worked in advertising and market research and has experience of managing both projects and staff.

Dr Elisa Tosetti is Research Fellow in Econometrics on SCRIBE. She obtained her PhD from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, her MSc in Applied Economics and Data Analysis from University of Essex, and Laurea degree in Statistics and Economics from the University of Rome La Sapienza. Previously, Elisa has co-investigated a major EU grant entitled “Biopool – Services associated to digitalized contents of tissues in Biobanks across Europe”, and a large grant entitled “Statistical Modelling of Interdependence in Economics”.  Elisa has published extensively in journals such as Journal of Econometrics, The Econometrics Journal, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Economics Letters, Journal of Health Economics, and Journal of Labour Economics. She has previously worked as statistician for the Bank of Italy.

George Foy is a Research Fellow in 4D ontology, integration and technical architecture on the Scribe project. George is currently completing his doctoral thesis and holds an MSc in Enterprise Systems Integration which he gained from Brunel University. Prior to his academic career, George worked within the software industry in a range of senior managerial and technical roles and has been instrumental in the successful delivery of innovative business software development projects for numerous UK and international companies.