Dr. Dhaya Naidoo is a member of the Executive Management Committee of the University. As the Executive Director: Institutional Effectiveness and Technology and Chief Information Office (ED & CIO) he plays a critical role in advancing the University’s mission by facilitating institutional planning to support world-class scholarship, sustain excellence in educational and instructional activities, and enhance information systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness across all operational and academic units.
As the ED &CIO Dr Naidoo leverages the information resources within the university to provide decision support systems, performance review, combined assurance, information repositories, teaching and learning technologies and an effective information and communication technology infrastructure to support the academic enterprise and the support environment within the university.
As the Chief Information Officer (CIO) he has executive responsibility for IT strategy, IT governance, IT organisation and staffing, technology architecture, technology awareness, corporate governance, business intelligence, business transformation, customer care and Internet and e-business. He has overall responsibility for every facet of the university Information and IT infrastructure and teaching and learning technology resources.
He oversees the directorates of Strategic Management Support, Quality Promotion, Library and Information Services, Information and Communication Technology Services, Teaching and Learning with Technology as well as Risk Management and Internal Audit.