Professor Liz Bacon BSc, PhD, CEng, CSci, CITP, FBCS, FHEA, MACM is a Professor of Software Engineering with over a hundred publications and a Co-Director of the eCentre research group. She is an experienced journal and conference reviewer, editorial board member, and PhD supervisor, and has been involved in several EU research projects, including being Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator for two EU FP7 projects in the past four years. She is an experienced systems designer and developer and has applied her research in technology enhanced learning, software engineering, artificial intelligence and cyber terrorism to a range of application areas such as crisis management and health. Within technology enhanced learning her research has focused on the following areas: smart games-based learning environments; metacognition and learning strategies; and adaptable, adaptive and personalized systems. Liz has been involved in many professional activities during her career which include working with e-skills UK, the Science Council, Parliamentary IT Committee (PITCOM), EQANIE (European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education), the National HE STEM programme, EKKA (Estonian Quality Assurance Agency), and the University of Cambridge as an ICT Thought Leader for their International Examinations. She also researches, publishes, and is a regular international speaker, on the supply and demand of e-skills to the IT industry.