A highly-experienced programme and project manager, chartered engineer and consultant in the field of information and communication services (ICS) and cyber. A professional communications system engineer, skilled in leading capability integration and business change. Over 18 years of successful programme, project and general management experience.
Led on capturing the user requirement for Defence’s £900M Operational Information Services (OpIS) programme including the production of an Operational Design Model and Operational Business Need for the Joint Expeditionary Force
Successfully planned, directed and led the activity for the capability integration of Defence’s new £400M communication system (Falcon) into the Army and Royal Air Force, achieving Initial Operating Capability
Provided Cyber Security expertise as the sole military adviser to a cyber research team and was the operations officer of a busy operational land electronic warfare (and tactical SIGINT) unit
As CIS Functional Head led a military team supported by external service providers to ensure appropriate technical CIS solutions were fielded in a very dynamic operational environment (Afghanistan)
Experience: More than 30 years’ expertise gained in the Defence sector during a successful Army career reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel gaining extensive experience as Chief Operations Officer, Military Advisor and CIS Functional Head amongst many other senior roles. Has gained the accredited skills in programme and project management along with delivering excellent leadership and human resource management skills. DV Cleared (until June 2019).