Confident, innovative & commercially-astute Senior Project & Programme Manager

Last Updated: 17th March 2019 (over 3 years ago)

United Kingdom


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

English, French, Spanish


20+ years of experience across B2B, B2C, banking, financial services, consulting, education and global corporate sectors.

Highly accomplished, able to design and execute effective project delivery strategies, vision & roadmaps, achieving desired outcomes through the leadership of multi-disciplinary teams in a complex environment.

PRINCE2, Agile & Lean Six Sigma-certified, with a pragmatic approach to applying best practice methods, along with a strong reputation for award-winning performance, innovative solutions and high-value delivery.

Experience of driving business-critical change, business transformation, process re-design & improvement, regulatory compliance, Artificial Intelligence-based solutions, operating models & business benefits realisation.

Collaborative approach to successful transformational leadership, engaging with business stakeholders at C-level / Board & 3rd parties, delivering ‘fit for purpose’ Target Operating Models & technology-enabled change.


Agile Project Management

   Oct 2018
— Oct 2018

APMG International
Lean Six Sigma

   Jun 2018
— Jun 2018

International Association of Privacy Professionals
CIPP/E - Certified Information Privacy Professional

   May 2018
— May 2018


   Jan 2004
— Jan 2004

Management of Risk

   Jan 2004
— Jan 2004

Durham University

   Jul 1997
— Feb 2000

Durham University
Master of Laws

   Feb 1995
— Jun 1997

University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Laws

   Jan 1989
— Dec 1994

University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

   Jan 1989
— Dec 1994


Cognitive Finance Group
Programme Manager

   Apr 2017
— Mar 2018

Responsible for the provision of consultancy services & support, delivering solutions to key clients

Client-facing role, delivering solutions for the Financial Services sector, utilising Artificial Intelligence

Established the advisory function, with an accountability for sourcing & delivering consulting projects

End-to-end project leadership, including initiation, execution, risks/issues and resource management

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
Senior Project Manager

   Aug 2016
— Mar 2017

Responsible for all aspects of project leadership, improving control, risk and regulatory compliance

Parachuted-in to deliver a governance framework to improve control of regulatory compliance globally

Full remit for requirements gathering, strategic analysis, solution design and stakeholder engagement

Managed full project lifecycle, including scope, planning, risks, implementation and transition to BAU

Designed the governance model, enabling the bank to track performance against agreed obligations

Deutsche Bank
Senior Project Manager

   Sep 2014
— Aug 2016

Responsible for all aspects of project leadership, spearheading systems and process improvements

Key role on the Front Office Controls Programme, covering 40+ countries in APAC, Americas & EMEA

Full remit for 1st line of defence communications surveillance across Corporate Banking & Securities

End-to-end project management, including project initiation, planning, budget & change management

Oversaw a series of individual work-streams simultaneously, ensuring timely realisation of deliverables

Monitored project progress, enabling early detection of issues and swift & effective problem resolution

Produced reports to internal and external ‘C-Suite’ level stakeholders, enabling timely decision-making

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