Chief Operating Officer

Senior / Executive technology professional, delivery-driven, business-aligned project and programme management, with over 20+ years of successful experience for several blue-chip organisations and a start-up, spanning financial services, energy and commodities, Open Banking, Open Finance & wider Open Data economies and data privacy. 

Experience of driving digital change, facilitating the business transformation journey from web2 to web3, through innovation and technology, a deep understanding of decentralised platforms and data sharing ecosystems. 

Delivering operational excellence, with hands-on implementation experience and in-depth knowledge of applying industry leading best practice methods, tools and controls. 

Collaborative approach to successful transformation, partnering with stakeholders at C-level / Board & third parties through clear and concise communication, problem-solving and relationship management. Able to translate business goals, into tangible, realistic programme deliverables through to outcomes. 

Motivational leader of people, skilled at establishing large high performance, geographically dispersed teams to deliver ambitious results, effectively driving performance to realise challenging business objectives.

Key Skills, Business Capabilities & Technology Experience                                                             
  • Complex matrix style project & portfolio leadership
  • Senior Stakeholder Management and Engagement
  • Digital value proposition through design thinking
  • System Selection, Tenders & System Migrations  
  • Budget management (£50m+) & financial control
  • Product and project engineering & delivery excellence
  • Open Banking, Open Finance & Wider Open Data standards
  • Short, medium and long term growth planning
  • Develop, implement and track KPIs
  • Best practice methods, frameworks and Agile Scrum
  • Data sharing & privacy enhancing tools delivery
  • Vendor & Supplier Management and Engagement
  • Ethereum and layer 2 protocols
  • Cross-Functional Team Leadership & Coaching
  • Decentralised web3 platforms & token ecosystems
  • Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation

Experience: 11 years

Yearly salary: $150,000

Hourly rate: $150

Nationality: 🇬🇧 United Kingdom

Residency: 🇬🇧 United Kingdom


Period Title Company
2019 - Chief Operating Officer Smarter Contracts
2018 - 2019 Programme Manager London Clearing House