Group Head of Information Technology Operations
Shawbrook is a specialist UK savings and lending bank founded in 2011 to serve the needs of SMEs and individuals in the UK with a range of lending and saving products.
Broad experience across technology and information management. Team and initiative leadership, Project/Programme management, Technical Delivery, consultancy, Architecture, Design History of engaging in large scale complex projects and initiatives across a wide and varied set of industries including, Financial services including global markets and trading, Investment and private banking, hedge and asset funds, Telecommunications, Public sector services including Healthcare, Further education, Ministry of Defence, and Manufacturing, Possess a balanced skill set with the ability to blend hands on technical experience with project, initiative, service, personnel and function management History in working with multiple vendors’ across numerous product, solution and services portfolios An excellent communicator with a proven track record in, successfully leading, designing and delivering key projects and programmes on a global scale to multinational audiences’ Proven stakeholder management skills, working with global CIO’s, Senior management teams and IM leadership board members,function management, PMO offices and local business units, Experience in programme stewardship working alongside and being a member of various project, initiative, technical and change boards. Ability to successfully adapt approach and style to suite various global regions with different business and personal cultures A successful track record with managing, growing and nurturing customer, partner and vendor relationships. Recently dedicated focus in managing large offshore technical work streams and associated personnel in complicated emerging markets. Specialties: Recent offshore initiatives concentrated on the South American, The Middle Eastern and Indian regions, technological areas included migration to “Cloud” services, SAP application migrations, new Data center rollouts and large scale Data center consolidation programmes.