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Effective influencer, inspirational communicator, leader and motivator of IT teams with a track record for delivering secure and robust, quality user experiences, within budget and on-time. Energetic and industrious problem solver with a hands-on approach, though equally able to delegate. An end to end IT delivery professional.
ICT Chief Architect. Inmarsat
2010 – 2013
Leading a team of ICT Architects around the globe to construct architectural frameworks for the description of the Inmarsat ICT landscape. Presided over annual Inmarsat ICT Architecture Symposiums and monthly Architecture seminars where ICT Architecture and Technology Roadmaps were continually formulated and evaluated.
Specialities: Exploiting Software as a Service, The Cloud, Web Applications, Access and Identity Management, Document Management, Portals, Collaboration tools, Document Management and virtualised appliances. Implementation of internal AFDS (federated identity services) and new SaaS HR system. Promoting cloud, virtualisation, open source and appliance based tools and development.
ICT Web Development Manager. Inmarsat
2004 – 2010
Confident using both Agile and Waterfall PM methodologies. Manager & mentor of circa 10 permanent development staff, outsourced development projects and multiple contractors. Initiator of Internship program with total of 10 interns. Managed multiple iterations of Inmarsat’s Intranet, hands on development of numerous business web apps (using PLSQL, .NET C#, Python, HTML & .CSS).
2007 – Architecting and delivering SOA and Portal technologies for the company. Managed and promoted implementation of enterprise wide MediWiki.
2006 – Enterprise Access & Identity management system, protecting circa 20 Web Applications across a range of platforms. Managed migration of 10 internal change management systems onto a single Bugzilla instance. Implemented Inmarsat’s first cloud service (SaaS solution) for document managment.
2005 – Bespoke Content Management System (.NET C#). Significant role in identifying Inmarsat’s pressing need for IT governance.
Python / PHP
Penetration & Vulnerability Testing
Software Development & Integration
Business & Statistical Analysis
Certified Ethical Hacker
2004 George Washington University
Master’s Certificate in Project Management (PMI)
1981 – 1984 University of Cape Town, SA.
Cum Laude Masters Degree in Marine Geology
1978 – 1981 University of North Wales Bangor.
Joint Honours Degree in Marine Biology and Oceanography