UK & Ireland CIO Community


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Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CIOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

UK & Ireland CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the UK & Ireland CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Claire Dickson

DS Smith
CIO

David Germain

QBE Insurance
Group CIO

Kate Platonova

Shell
SVP & CIO for Downstream and Renewables

Governing Body Members

Gary Allwood

ABP
IT Director

Lynn Beattie

B&Q
Director of Technology

Kanwar Brar

Go-Ahead
Chief Digital & Information Officer

Robert Castello

Stanley Black & Decker
CIO

Jatin Chandwani

KFC
CTO UK&I

Tim Coles

Hitachi Rail
Global CIO

Ashling Cunningham

Irish Life
CIO

Euan Davidson

KCA Deutag
Group Head of IT

Alison Davis

GE Healthcare
CIO

George Eapen

Petrofac
Global CIO

Ahmed El Sayed

Vodafone
Global Digital Engineering Director & CIO UK

Charlie Ewen

Met Office
Director of Technology & CIO

Nicky Green

Lavazza UK
Global I.T Director

Mark Hall

Legal & General
Group CTO

Ed Hutt

Impellam Group PLC
Group CIO

Hena Jalil

BT Group
Managing Director, Global CIO

Tracey Jessup

De Montfort University
Chief Transformation Officer

Cijo Joseph

Mitie
Chief Technology and Information Officer

Yiannis Levantis

Unipart Group Limited
Group CIO

Sue Liderth

The Coca-Cola Company
CIO EMEA

Ian Mallinson

Warburtons
IT Director

Kerry McCormack

First Sentier Investors
Global Head of IT

Edel McGrath

Knight Frank
Group Head of Technology

Jamie Ovenden

Schroders
CTO

Georgina Owens

William Hill
CTO

Lawrence Peters

Latham & Watkins
Director of Technology - EMEA

Andrew Quail

SGN
Director of IT and Innovation

Raj Seth

GFG Alliance
CIO LSUK & Digital Transformation Head

Craig Spurdle

PHOENIX Group
Director Wholesale IT & Automation (Europe)

Lyndon Subroyen

Investec
Global Head: Digital & Technology

Dan Tedeschi

MS Amlin
CIO

Nadine Thomson

GroupM
Global CTO

Noelle Watts

Ornua
Chief Information Technology Officer

Claire Whitmore

E.ON UK
Head of Digital Technology

Yanna Winter

Generali UK
CIO, Head of Generali UK IT and GC&C IT

Nick Woods

Manchester Airports Group
CIO


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Shaping the Efficient Enterprise with AI & Automation
  2. Strengthening Partnerships for Wider Business Impact
  3. Illustrating IT’s Value through Business-first Initiatives

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

6 March 2024 | an evening

UK & Ireland CIO Inner Circle

Saddlers Hall, London

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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VIRTUAL

20 March 2024 | 1 hour

UK & Ireland CIO Town Hall

Taking a Strategic Approach to IT Automation and AI – Unlocking True Business Value

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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VIRTUAL

16 April 2024 | 1 hour

UK & Ireland CIO Town Hall

Responsible AI – Ensuring Effective and Ethical Adoption that Drives Business Impact

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

12 June 2024 | 1 day

UK & Ireland CIO Executive Summit

Royal Lancaster, London

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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IN-PERSON

16 October 2024 | 1 day

UK & Ireland CIO Executive Summit

Etc Venues 155 Bishopsgate

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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IN-PERSON

4 December 2024 | an evening

UK & Ireland CIO Inner Circle

Barber Surgeons' Hall

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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