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. Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise
  2. Thriving through uncertainty - empowering people and delivering value
  3. Advancing and scaling strategic, outcome-based technologies

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

O2 (Telefónica UK)
CIO

Marina Bellini

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

Craig Charlton

Compass Group
Group CIO

Claire Dickson

DS Smith
CIO

David Germain

RSA
Group CIO

Robbert van Rutten

Royal Dutch Shell
VP & 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

Charles Ewen

Met Office
Director of Technology & CIO

Dan Fiehn

Markerstudy Insurance Company Limited
Group COO

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

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

Daniel Marion

UEFA
Chief of Information & Communication Technology

Darren Martin

Wood
Group CTO

Guy Mason

Bourne Leisure
CIO

Angus McCallum

Metropolitan Police
Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Deryck Mitchelson

NHS National Services Scotland
Director of National Digital and Information Security

Kath Moore

HSBC
Chief Information Officer, Automation,Utilities & Innovation

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

Dave Watson

Scottish Government
COO for Information & Technology Services

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
IT Capabilities & Skills Manager

Upcoming Events


In-person Programs

14 September 2021

UK & Ireland CIO Executive Summit

Royal Lancaster London

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

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December 2021

UK & Ireland CIO Inner Circle

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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Virtual Programs

23 June 2021

UK & Ireland CIO Virtual Boardroom

The CIOs Future Vision for the Digital Core — Adopting Application First Infrastructure

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

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13 July 2021

UK & Ireland CIO Virtual Town Hall

Fuelling CIOs Influence for Digital Business Acceleration

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

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October 7 - 8, 2021

Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit

A virtual gathering for CIOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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