UK & Ireland CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the UK & Ireland community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

  1. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

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

Debra Bailey

Royal Mail Group
CIO

Claire Dickson

DS Smith
CIO

David Germain

QBE
Group CIO

Robbert van Rutten

Shell
SVP & Downstream CIO

Members

Gary Allwood

ABP
Head IT

Jose Baeza

Venator
CIO

Paul Brotzel

Aon
Global CIO - Risk

Jim Cleaver

St. James’s Place Wealth Management
Director Technology and Information

Paul Coby

Johnson Matthey
CIO

Ashling Cunningham

Ervia
Chief Information Officer

Alison Davis

GE Healthcare
CIO

Charlie Ewen

Met Office
Director of Technology & CIO

Adam Forde

Spectris
Group CIO

Mark Hall

Legal & General
Group IT Director

Aidan Hancock

Network Rail
Group CIO

Moira Huggins

EDF Energy plc
Head of Generation IS

Fiona Humphreys

E.ON UK
Digital Technology Director

Hasani Jess

Simply Business
CTO

Tracey Jessup

UK Parliament
CDIO

Pravina Ladva

Swiss Re
Chief Technology & Operations Officer

Samantha Liscio

NIHR
Chief Information and Technology Officer

Andrew Lock

Associated British Foods
Global CIO

Chris Lord

Babcock International Group
Group CTO

Darren Martin

Wood
Group CTO

Guy Mason

Bourne Leisure
CIO

Kerry McCormack

First Sentier Investors
Global Head of IT

Glenn Morgan

IAG
Head of Digital Business Transformation

Debbie O'Shea

National Express Group
Group Chief Information Officer

Ian Penny

Hiscox
Group CIO

Rajiv Peter

Notting Hill Genesis
Group CIO

Andrew Quail

SGN
Director of IT and Innovation

Phil Scully

Costa Coffee
CIO

Lyndon Subroyen

Investec
Global Head: Digital & Technology

Nadine Thomson

MediaCom
Global CTO

Haig Tyler

Herbert Smith Freehills
CIO

Michael Wallis

SSE
Group CIO

Stuart Warner

Fidelity International
Head of Technology

Richard Williams

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Managing Director of IT (CIO)

Harry Winstanley

Meggitt
Group CIO

Yanna Winter

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

Nick Woods

Manchester Airports Group
CIO

Mike Yorwerth

M & S
CTO

Judith van de Pas

Shell
COO, Chief Data & Analytics Office

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

6 July 2022 | 1 hour

UK & Ireland CIO Virtual Boardroom

The CIO's Role in Partnering With the Business to Drive Customer Experience

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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IN-PERSON

October 10 - 12, 2022 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Eaglewood Resort & Spa

A summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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VIRTUAL

13 October 2022 | 1 hour

UK & Ireland CIO Virtual Boardroom

UK & Ireland CIO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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IN-PERSON

23 November 2022 | an evening

UK & Ireland CIO Inner Circle

Two Temple Place

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

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