Banking Experience

  • Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer - Cogni
    2017-2018

    NEW YORK: Accomplishments: Won place on Techstars and built Proof of Concept Bank for Gig Economy CustomersFurther Info

  • Head of DevOps Transformation - HSBC
    2016-2017

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Driving Organisational Design and rewiring 2,300 global employees into PODSFurther Info

  • Head of Business Management & Governance - HSBC
    2015-2016

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Managing 65 architects globally and driving Governance & internet Operating ModelFurther Info

  • Chief Architect – Customer Value Management - HSBC
    2014-2015

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Roadmaps and projects in E2E Sales Process – CRM, Onboarding and KYCFurther Info

  • Senior Lead Solutions Architect – CRM - HSBC
    2014-2014

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Staff facing digital projects and CRM global deployment driving growthFurther Info

  • Senior Payments Architect – Global AML - Lloyds
    2013-2014

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Architecting best in class global anti-money laundering capability including CDDFurther Info

  • Senior Payments Architect – Project Verde - Lloyds
    2011-2013

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Delivering ten payments E2E architecture solutions for divested TSBFurther Info

  • Portfolio Lead Solutions Architect - Barclaycard
    2010-2011

    NORTHAMPTON: Accomplishments: Delivering key projects and five-year roadmap in Commercial Card Portfolio CustomersFurther Info

  • MDM Solutions Architect - Scottish Widows
    2010-2010

    EDINBURGH: Accomplishments: Delivering integrated CDI platform for consolidating and cleansing data for single truthFurther Info

  • Business Transformation Architect - Scottish Widows
    2009-2010

    EDINBURGH: Accomplishments: Several projects including Natural Language Interactive Voice Recognition solutionFurther Info

  • Lead Transformation Architect / IT PM - Capital One
    2009-2009

    NOTTINGHAM: Accomplishments: Accountability for transformational streamlining saves of $24.7m from the bottom lineFurther Info

  • Senior Solutions Architect / PM - Capital One
    2008-2008

    NOTTINGHAM: Accomplishments: Delivering E2E architecture to outsource UK Call Centre to PhilippinesFurther Info

Telecoms Experience

  • Lead NGN Voice Architect – Overseas - BT
    2007-2007

    SINGAPORE: Accomplishments: Delivery of tendered voice and NGN services offered by BT to third partiesFurther Info

  • 21CN Architect - Design - BT
    2005-2007

    BRENTWOOD: Accomplishments: Delivery of detailed design of voice and NGN services and components for 21CFurther Info

  • Founder & CEO - Voipsters
    2004-2017

    LEICESTER: Accomplishments: Delivery of working Calling Card platform to deliver IP minutes to wholesale customersFurther Info

  • Head of VOIP Services - Bulldog Broadband
    2004-2004

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Delivery of architecture and product marketing for VOIP services over broadbandFurther Info

  • Head of Sales – Broadband & VOIP - Pipemedia
    2003-2004

    LEICESTER: Accomplishments: Producing solution-based sales with complex value propositions incl. rural marketFurther Info

  • Part-time Lecturer - Leicester College
    2003-2003

    CITY: Accomplishments: Inspired teens to go to get results to get into university – and one to go on to teach Further Info

  • Consultant, Strategic Marketing - Vodafone
    2002-2003

    CITY: Accomplishments: Developed multimedia applications and services for Vodafone LIVE 3G Further Info

  • MD & Vice President Sales, EMEA - Fine Point
    2001-2002

    CITY: Accomplishments: Exceeded goal of setting up European Office within the year’s remit and established Fine Point in Europe Further Info

  • Vice President, Hosted Solutions, EMEA - Nortel Networks
    2000-2001

    CITY: Accomplishments: Ran a 160-man team in 4 locations driving $250m of cross sell revenue Further Info

  • Director of Strategic Marketing, EMEA - Firstmark Comms
    2000-2000

    CITY: Accomplishments: Definition of implementation of several products incl. Storage Services and IP VPNs Further Info

  • Senior Internet Solutions Manager - Nortel Networks
    1998-2000

    CITY: Accomplishments: Launched 1Mb Modem – 1st ever DSL technology in Europe on twisted copper pair Further Info

  • Web Technology Manager - Nortel Networks
    1997-1998

    CITY: Accomplishments: Ran team which implemented 75 web projects in 11 months with 15-man team ($2.1m) Further Info

Journalism Experience

  • Internet Manager - Leicester Mercury
    1996-1997

    LEICESTER: Accomplishments: First Newspaper online before print – First European Gateway – Fish4 website Further Info

  • Deputy Apple Mac Editorial - Leicester Mercury
    1991-1996

    LEICESTER: Accomplishments: Wrote headline: WE’RE AT WAR at start of Falklands Conflict. Games Editor (8 years) Further Info

  • Sub-Editor & Layout Artist - CAD User
    1991-1991

    BECKENHAM: Accomplishments: Designed / wrote supplement for conference leading to subeditor role on tech mag Further Info

  • Junior Foreign Exchange Dealer - Banca Di Roma
    1990-1991

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Corporate trading in futures FX (mainly Cable – Dollar Sterling) using arbitrage Further Info

  • Freelance Journalist & Layout Artist - Time Out
    1989-1989

    LONDON: Accomplishments: Wrote sections in Time Out Guide to London and Filofax guides to New York and others Further Info

Other Experience

  • Other jobs and part-time roles include camp counsellor, freelance programmer, tutor, playscheme leader, good receiver, frozen food packer, library assistant, potato peeler and cocktail barman

References

PIERRE F. SUHRCKE


Chairman and Lead Advisor

COGNI '17-'18

ROY RICHARDSON


Global Head of Architecture

HSBC '14-'17

SANDRA CACKETT


Lead Solutions Architect

Lloyds Banking Group '11-'14

ROBERT STEEL


Lead Technology Partner

Barclaycard '10-'11

RAJ MODHA


Agile Programme Mgr

Barclays Group '10-'11

STEPHEN NEWBERRY


Senior Programme Manager

Scottish Widows'09-'10

JONATHAN SILVESTER


Head of Architecture, EMEA

Capital One '08-'09

PASQUALE GENCO


Senior IT Manager

British Telecom '05-'07

LARRY POSNER


SVP Global Sales

Fine Point Technologies '01-'02

CHRIS TOLMIE


Director of Marketing, EMEA

Nortel Networks '98-'01

TONY SCOTT


Director of IT

Nortel Networks '97-'99

MARK CLAYTON


Chief Features Editor

Leicester Mercury '91-'97

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