About us

The SFIA Foundation is a global not-for-profit organisation which oversees the production and use of SFIA.

The Foundation develops and maintains the SFIA Framework and the SFIA Ecosystem.  It encourages and supports the use of the Framework for individuals and organisations wishing to enhance their digital and information technology skills and competencies.

  • The SFIA Board provides governance to the Foundation
  • The SFIA Council provides guidance, advice and support with regard to strategic direction and technical input
  • The SFIA Accredited Practitioners, Consultants and Partners provide support to SFIA End Users
  • General exchange of information between users of SFIA is facilitated by the SFIA User Forum

The SFIA Board

The SFIA Board Directors are:

Adam Thilthorpe

Director of Professionalism, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (Chairman, SFIA Foundation)

Michelle Richmond

Director of Membership & Professional Development – The IET

Chris Fechner

Chief Executive Officer, Digital Transformation Agency, Australia

Mark Lillycrop

Communications & Professional Support Manager, itSMF UK – The IT Service Management Forum

Robert Deri

Group Finance Director, IMIS – The Institute for the Management of Information Systems

SFIA Operations

General Manager        

Business Administrator  Lucy Ryan

Company registration

SFIA Foundation: A private company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital. Registered in England and Wales, Registration Number: 04770377. 
Registered Office: The Scalpel, 18th Floor, 52 Lime Street, London EC3M 7AF

How we work

SFIA is a collaborative effort, involving many IT people, managers, educationalists and HR people from around the world.


This Privacy Policy describes the manner in which SFIA Foundation collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users through our website by accessing our services and information collected from Individuals and Partners as part of the SFIA accreditation scheme. This privacy policy applies to the SFIA website and all products and services offered by the SFIA Foundation.