Avanade Client Executive:
I sit on Avanades UK Leadership Team with responsibility for all Client Leads in the UK business, I am the Senior Client Lead for Europe and sit on the Global Client Leadership Team advising on strategy and performance.
Additionally I oversee my own account(s):
2017 to present - Nationwide Building Society - a major outsource being delivered by Accenture & Avanade on/offshore focused around Banking, Payments and Mortgage solutions.
2013 to 2017 - Centrica Energy Account - Led the outsourced IS transformation of the EM&T Business delivered with a team of 100+ FTE from Avanade & Accenture both onshore and offshore. Received National Outsourcing Association IT Outsource Project of the Year 2015 Award. Awarded Centrica Group - High Performance Team of the Year award 2015. Centrica EM&T achieved £161M operating profit in 2016 following the transformation, moving the capability from a non-strategic into to a reported profit centre and important group strategic asset.
2014 to 2017 - Williams Grand Prix Engineering. Developed systems for the F1 engineering teams, for the race team strategists to use in preparation and during races. In addition we provided solutions for the newly created Advanced Engineering organisation and WGPE HQ functions. Avanade and Williams received the Sitecore Marketing Agility Award for 2016. The team achieved 3rd place in the constructors championship in both 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons.
DWP Account Director
Apr 2011 - Mar 2013
Security Cleared Director, working alongside Accenture responsible for Atos DWP ADep
account. Expertise in managing accounts, shaping major deals, troubleshooting &
delivering complex enterprise programmes. Expertise across Defence, Financial
Services & Public Sector
Defence IT Operations Director
2005 - Apr 2011
Service Operations Director for a Major Defence Account & ATLAS Consortium Lead. I led the implementation into live service and the service management functions with a team of 300 staff across the UK supporting MOD and all 3 Services within the UK and overseas, in theatre and on-board naval vessels.
(Previously Head of SaaS/SOA for EMEA and before this Head of Applications Integration (SI) & Modernisation. Worked with multiple clients including: Post Office Banking, AA Fin Svcs, Home Office, MOD)
CSC Computer Sciences
2004 - 2005
Employed as Senior Portfolio Manager and Global Financial Services New Business
Systems Expert before undertaking a role as Head of the Zurich UK Life Account
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
1999 - 2004
Managed the majority of PC Development and Support functions specializing in New
Business, Point of Sale and Actuarial systems. Held a senior position on Divisional
Leadership Team prior to TUPE to CSC.
Intuitive Systems Limited
Onsite Project Manager for the Allied Dunbar (part of Zurich FS) Account. This was a
collaborative multi-million pound Point of Sale Object Oriented project being developed
with Microsoft technologies.
1995 - 1997
Analyst Programmer in the Investment Management Division. Worked on general
systems maintenance as well as part of a team developing a new Unit Trust pricing
Admin Sec & IT
Royal Air Force
Oct 1984 - 1995
HQSTC - 1985 to 1986 and 1992 to 1995
RAF Uxbridge 1986 to 1987
RAF Ascension Is. 1987
RAF Benson 1987 to 1989
RAF Akrotiri 1989 to 1992