- An International technology change and simplification agent with entrepreneurial spirit & extensive accomplished global commercial integration, BPO, Digital transformation and Data consolidation programme management and recovery experience spanning 20+ years.
- Leads at Executive Director level, reporting into the Board as a trusted advisor.
- A highly resilient & tenacious disruptor who immediately drives cost and risk out of complex global transformation programs to maximise revenue whilst building collaborative and sustainable high performing cross functional teams
- An exceptional capacity to communicate, negotiate and influence at all levels.
- Extensive T1 global technology supplier network
M&A Skills & Expertise
- Highly skilled at working in high pressure environments with tight deadlines on red accounts and high risk ($ and/or reputation) to risk mitigate and successfully reset pre IPO
- Expert at leading engagements either as the central IMO, CRO or Commercial Technology workstream lead including pre and post bid risk evaluations.
- Diverse international industry technology transformation sector experience (Private and Public) – Financial Services, Government, Media, Technology Services, Telecommunications (Data Centre, Networks and Infrastructure)
- FinTech & Digital Transformation, BPO, AI, Complex Transactions, Technical Commercial Program Management and Project Delivery, Organisational Design, Agile Project Management and Strategic Business Transformation, Operational Performance Improvement,
- Sustainable & Strategic Sourcing Procurement Strategy, Best Practice Implementation, Supplier Relationship Management, Policy and Performance Measurement Tools and Reporting.
- Governance and Risk Management, Effective Communication and Negotiation Skills Coach
- Executive and Team Management Leadership Coach
- MEA Commercial Director & Red/Platinum Account Program recovery lead for top 3 accounts – Public Sector/Fintech – ‘DXC Technology MEA’
- Global Program Director, Commercial Banking – Trading platform Integration – ‘HSBC’
- Global Head of ICT Commercial Transformation –Merger and Integration –Digitalisation/Simplification Program – ‘Condé Nast International’
- Commercial Program Director Technology Transformation, Merger and Integration – ‘PGDS’
- Commercial Director – ‘Ladbrokes/Coral Merger and Integration’
- IT Recovery and Integration Advisor/VP Technology Sourcing –Enterprise and Cloud Services – ‘Barclays Capital Investments’
- Global Integration Program Manager, Networks – ‘BT’
- Commercial IT Separation lead – Divestment of ‘Lloyds Bank and TSB’