UK CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the UK 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. Investing in your people and the right technologies  
  2. Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models
  3. Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

UK CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the UK 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 headshot

Debra Bailey

Telefonica UK
CIO

Marina Bellini headshot

Marina Bellini

British American Tobacco
Chief Information and Digital Officer, Director, Digital and Information

Craig Charlton headshot

Craig Charlton

Compass Group
Group CIO

Claire Dickson headshot

Claire Dickson

BP
CIO, Downstream

David Germain headshot

David Germain

RSA
Group CIO

Stuart Hughes headshot

Stuart Hughes

Rolls Royce
CIDO

Robbert van Rutten headshot

Robbert van Rutten

Royal Dutch Shell
VP & Downstream CIO

Members

Gary Allwood

ABP
Head IT

Jose Baeza

Venator
CIO

Femi Bamisaiye

Homeserve plc
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

Gian Fulgoni

Intu Properties plc
CIO

Andy Garrett

Lookers plc
Group IT Director

Mike Gibbons

Aggregate Industries
CIO

Graeme Hackland

Williams F1
CIO

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

Tracey Jessup

Houses of Parliament
MD & CIO

Andrew Lock

Associated British Foods
Global CIO

Chris Lord

Babcock
Group CTO

Daniel Marion

UEFA
Chief of Information & Communication Technology

Ralph Marshall

Starbucks EMEA
Vice President 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

Glenn Morgan

IAG
Head of Digital Business Transformation

Ian Penny

Hiscox
Group CIO

Andrew Quail

SGN
Director of IT and Innovation

Tina Sands

Cadent Gas
CIO

Phil Scully

Costa Coffee
CIO

John Smith

NatWest Group
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

Unipart Group Limited
Group CIO

Nick Woods

Manchester Airports Group
CIO

Mike Yorwerth

Bunzl
Group CIO

Judith van de Pas

Shell
IT Capabilities & Skills Manager

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

October 15, 2020

Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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15 October 2020

UK CIO Virtual Boardroom

IT Strategy Shift: Maintaining Focus to Drive your Digital Initiatives Forward in Uncertain Times

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

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20 October 2020

UK CIO Virtual Town Hall

Getting Comfortable with the Imperfect State

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

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25 November 2020

UK CIO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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16 December 2020

UK CIO Virtual Town Hall

Virtual Town Hall

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

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