An experienced Technical Leader, with a track record in developing the strategy, managing the implementation and providing the operational leadership throughout the complete business cycle.
FBCS - Chartered Fellow, British Computer Society
MIET - Member, Institute of Engineering and Technology
Places I’ve worked
Freeman Clarke CIO/CTO/IT Director
My client base has included theatre, renewable energy, data centre design, biotech, consulting engineering & IT managed services. Along the way, I have implemented ERP solutions, storage solutions, ticketing systems, email, web-sites and a host of other technologies.
Ultima Business Solutions
April 2018 - present
March 2016 - present
March 2018 - January 2019
March 2016 - April 2018
December 2016 - March 2018
Oxford Playhouse Theatre
March 2016 - June 2017
Head of Infrastructure
Jun 1997 - Jan 2009
Responsible for teams of managers and technicians working in several countries delivering hardware and software support for 11,000 Arup staff working in 86 offices in 30 countries.
Responsible for managing ICT budgets relating to corporate applications and infrastructure. In addition to managing key vendor relationships and existing contracts, my role was also to implement new technologies through the investment cycle.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Global Service Organisation - Director - TNT Express
Nov 2013 – Jan 2016
Leading a technology outsource programme for a leader in global express, logistics and international mail services. Played a pivotal role from RFP (Nov 2013) through to successful contract signature.
EMEA Programme Director - Mitsui
Oct 2010 – Oct 2013
Programme Director, leading Verizon Business Global Outsource and Integration team in Mitsui EMEA. Mitsui Group is one of the largest corporate conglomerates (keiretsu) in Japan and one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world.
PMO Executive - Burberry
Apr 2009 – Sep 2010
Leading the Verizon Global PMO providing ICT infrastructure services for one of the world's most iconic fashion brands. Burberry’s retail expansion during this time saw a significant growth in stores providing complex solutions that reached out to consumers in new and innovative ways, all delivered through my team at Verizon.