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Mark McLauchlan

Affiliate HiveMind Expert

In a nutshell

Portfolio CTO working with financial services clients and a variety of Private Equity backed business to deliver technology products.

Availability

Fully Available Immediately

Location

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Languages

English

Skills

Chief Architect

CTO

enterprise architecture

Enterprise IT Governance

financial services

FinTech

Risk Management

Software Development

Technical Consultancy

Technology due diligence

Technology Strategy

Nominated by

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HM Expert since

Tuesday March 02, 2021

About

Portfolio CTO working with financial services clients and a variety of Private Equity backed business to deliver technology products.

Specialist in helping Senior Executives understand technology impact, why they should invest and what they get for that investment. Help businesses to translate their strategy into practical technology architectures and delivery plans, making complexity easy to understand.

Enjoy sharing skills with start-up businesses, particularly in the early phases of product development in the role of CTO.

Current role details

As a Portfolio CTO, currently active with:
– Sustainably
– VizCareer Digital
– Hoolr Coaching

I sit on the following Boards:
– VizCareer Digital Ltd
– Foundation for Positive Mental Health

Roles & Results

Harpenden Building Society - External Consultant (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
Delivery and Achievements
Delivered Current State Technology Assessment to help the organisation understand risks and opportunities from future technology change.

Newcastle Building Society - External Consultant (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
Delivery and Achievements
Delivered Current State Technology Risk Assessment; future-state architecture aligned to business strategy; alignment of portfolio to strategic change plans.

Sustainably - Chief Technology Officer (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
Architect and build secure and scalable charity giving platform using Open Banking framework for award winning FinTech startup.
Delivery and Achievements
Architected solution using AWS cloud native technology. Assured agile development, aligned to business outcomes. Released MVP app to deadline.

VizCareer Digital - Chief Technology Officer (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
Deliver a video recruitment platform
Delivery and Achievements
Fleshing out a product idea into user journeys and designs. Building a scalable cloud-based platform. Delivering a product to market using agile development.

BrandsEye - Architect (Contract) (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
UK expansion of a South Africa based Social Data Mining business.
Delivery and Achievements
Pre-sales technology work for major UK clients.

Tesco Bank - Enterprise Architect & Transformation Leader (Contract) (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
Multi-year plan for customer-aligned change. Definition of architecture to support plan. Internal technology change plan inc cloud and devops.
Delivery and Achievements
Delivered a new Strategy & Change framework to inform a more strategic change agenda and project portfolio. Created business case for internal technology change for Bank Board.

NatWest/RBS - Head of Technology Architecture (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
Accountable for the technology architecture supporting Personal & Business Banking, ensuring future state technology aligns with business strategy and customer needs.
Delivery and Achievements
Led the coordination of architecture transformation across a distributed and diverse delivery organisation, bringing senior IT stakeholders together to drive benefits.

Industry Experience

Financial Services

Technology

regional Experience

Europe