Anne Trefethen is a Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor of Scientific Computing and Fellow of St Cross College at the University of Oxford. She is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor responsible for the People Strategy of the University and the Cultural Institutions – Botanic Gardens & Arboretum, Bodleian Libraries, and the four University Museums – Ashmolean, Natural History, Pitt River and History of Science. Prior to becoming a Pro-Vice-Chancellor she was appointed as the University’s first Chief Information Officer in March 2012. Anne joined the University in 2005 to lead the development of the Oxford e-Research Centre where she served as the Director for over 6 years. Her research has been focused on high-performance numerical algorithms and large-scale scientific applications. She has spent ten years in the US at Thinking Machines Inc. and as Associate Director at the Theory Centre, Cornell University.