Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support – £90,212

Rob Parkhouse pictureRob Parkhouse is Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support.

Role and responsibilities

Rob’s responsibilities include ICT, property (including the County Farms Estate), business support, information governance, customer service and procurement, which support and enable the County’s staff and members to work more effectively and efficiently.


Rob joined Devon County Council in 1988, specialising in wide area networking following five years working in ICT at Devon and Cornwall Police.

Appointed to Head of ICT in 2006, Rob picked up extra responsibility for property and procurement in 2010 when a restructure saw him appointed to the post of Head of Infrastructure.

In his current post as Head of Business Strategy and Support, Rob now has additional responsibility for customer relations, information governance, business services and business support.

Changes to the structure due to the leadership structure due autumn 2016.

See the direct reports for Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support below:

Download the Digital Transformation and Business Support direct reports

Rob’s direct reports are: (please note that the links below are intended for Devon County Council staff only and are therefore not publicly available)