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

Virgin Media 02
CIO

Marina Bellini

BAT
Chief Information and Digital Officer, Director, Digital and Information

Claire Dickson

DS Smith
CIO

David Germain

Canada Life
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

Alison Davis

Natural History Museum
CIO

Charlie Ewen

Met Office
Director of Technology & CIO

Adam Forde

Spectris
Group CIO

Andy Garrett

Lookers plc
Group IT Director

Mark Hall

Legal & General
Group IT Director

Aidan Hancock

Network Rail
Group CIO

Alison Hollingshead

Man Group
Chief of Staff, Trading Platform & Core Technology

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

Kath Moore

HSBC
Head of Global Data Transformation

Glenn Morgan

IAG
Head of Digital Business Transformation

Ian Penny

Hiscox
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

23 February 2022 | 1 hour

UK & Ireland CIO Virtual Town Hall

Preventing Employee Burnout: How Can CIOs Drive Engagement and Resilience in their Workforce

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

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IN-PERSON

15 March 2022 | an evening

UK & Ireland CIO Inner Circle

Butchers Hall, London

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

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VIRTUAL

28 April 2022 | 1 hour

UK & Ireland CIO Virtual Town Hall

UK & Ireland CIO Virtual Town Hall

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

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IN-PERSON

8 June 2022 | 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

September, 2022 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

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

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