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Do the right thing, not the easy thing, unless it's the same thing!
  

In a nutshell

A business-focused, holistic-thinker who can lead IT Infrastructure (Strategy and Delivery) in times of transformational change.
  

Availability

Partly Available Immediately
  

Languages

  • English
  

Top 5 Strengths

  • Outcome Focused
  • Highly Reliable
  • Hard Working
  • Natural Leader
  

Skills

  

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HM Expert Since

Tuesday April 07, 2020
  

About Peter

I'm an infrastructure focussed IT practitioner with over 25 years experience across delivery, support & operations, strategy and advisory. I was with "Big Consulting" for much of my career, but have been freelance (Ltd Co Director) since 2015.

Based in Reading, Berks but operating across London, Thames Valley, Oxford, North Hamps, Surrey etc.
  

Current Role Details

Currently inbetween roles. My latest significant roles have been as Enterprise Architect / Head of Programme Infrastructure on the Lloyd's Market's TOM Programme, and in Consulting on Global VDI Strategy for a global media client (a project which came to it's planned ended just prior to the COVID lockdown).
  

Roles & Results

LLOYD'S TOM PROGRAMME - Head of Programme Infrastructure / Enterprise Architect

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Requirements / Actions
Head of Programme Infrastructure and Enterprise Architect. This including running Techical Design Authority, Infrastructure/Cloud design assurance, and programme assurance incl. sourcing advice.
Delivery and Achievements
Delivered a suite of shared services (including an IAM platform based on Azure) in conjunction with IBM. Assured buy-in and acceptance of TOM services across market architecture functions.


CONFIDENTIAL - Lead of Global VDI Strategy

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Requirements / Actions
Assess global Virtual Desktop capabilities, produce strategy for future landscape including Cloud VDI solutions.
Delivery and Achievements
Formed strategy and conceptual design, including solutions, potential roadmap and approach to the transition. Advice was taken to Exec board to form their transformation programme.


QINETIQ - Interim Head of IT Infrastructure

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Requirements / Actions
Operational management of Group IT Infrastructure Function.
Delivery and Achievements
Delivery and continuity of services from a division of c.40 staff including a full budgeting round. Created and ran a program of improvement initiatives for my 6 direct reports (IT domain mgrs).


  

Industry Experience

  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Business Services
  • Government and Public Services
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  

Regional Experience

  • Europe
  

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