Group Head of Information Technology and security. Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for IS & IT operations.

  • Successfully planned and launched company’s first IT department,
  • Effectively reviewing multi-site IT and Security infrastructure to be extremely robust, reliable, secure and scalable, and managing the roadmap, structure, helpdesk, processes and policies.
  • Delivered VOIP system across 3 offices in 2 different continents with an overall saving of £30k yearly.
  • Ensuring systems are secure with formal audits introduced along with penetration testing and proactive monitoring, also ensured continuous improvements via various innovation changes.
  • Designed IT Strategies in line with Corporate Strategies, facilitating growth and aligning IT with the rest of the business.
  • Meticulously restructured company’s licensing using optimised software solutions with 25% cost benefit, also Saved £20k per annum right sourcing non business critical services.
  • Introduced cloud based services, enabling staff to work from any location and optimised costs, resulting in a saving of £560k annually.