Barbara Thomas


B.A. (Hons) Sociology (University of Wales, UK)
UK Civil Service Graduate Training (Inspector of Taxes)
Masters in Information Studies (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Teaching areas: Online Marketing, Internet Business Management, Business Information Systems

Professional Experience

Academic Experience

University Professor
Faculty of Management, Vancouver Island University, Canada

Industry Experience

Information Management Solutions (IMS), Online Business Management and Strategy Consulting, Canada

Director of Information Services
Local Government Institute, University of Victoria, Canada

Senior Executive, Finance and Planning
The Greenalls Group plc (now the De Vere Group plc), UK

Manager, Taxation
Ernst & Young, Accountants/Management Consultants, UK


Municipal World – October 2000. Using the Web for Information Sharing and Collaboration

Cordillera Institute Journal – Fall 2000. CivicInfo BC – Local Government Web Portal a Resounding Success

Municipal Interface – November 2000. Next Steps for BC’s Local Government Web Portal