UK & Ireland CIO Community


Join a powerful network of 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 experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CIOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

Ashling Cunningham

Irish water
CIO

Alison Davis

GE Healthcare
CIO

Charlie Ewen

Met Office
Director of Technology & CIO

Adam Forde

HBK - Hottinger, Brüel & Kjær
Chief Digital Officer

Mark Hall

Legal & General
Group IT Director

Aidan Hancock

Johnson Matthey
Group CIO

Kevin Heslop

Sanctuary Group
CIO

Fiona Humphreys

E.ON UK
CIO

Hena Jalil

BT Group
Managing Director, Global CIO

Hasani Jess

Simply Business
CTO

Tracey Jessup

De Montfort University
Chief Transformation Officer

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

Guy Mason

Bourne Leisure
CIO

Kerry McCormack

First Sentier Investors
Global Head of IT

Andrew Quail

SGN
Director of IT and Innovation

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

Brambles
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

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

March 2023 | an evening

UK & Ireland CIO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

17 May 2023 | 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 13 - 15, 2023 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

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

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IN-PERSON

October 2023 | 1 day

UK & Ireland CIO Executive Summit

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

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IN-PERSON

December 2023 | an evening

UK & Ireland CIO Inner Circle

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

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