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This list showcases the top United Kingdom based CIO’ operating in the Government space. If you think a CIO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Companies House UK, Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Information Officer of thebigword
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Chief Information Officer of PRA Group
Deborah oversees all enterprise corporate systems for PRA Group in North America and Europe and reports to Kevin Stevenson, PRA’s president, chief administrative officer, and interim chief financial officer. She has more than 20 years of IT leadership experience across several industries, with the past 10 years in the financial services industry. Most recently, Deborah was senior vice president and business chief information officer for Genworth Financial, Inc. She previously served seven years with Allianz Assistance as vice president and chief information officer and 15 years with the Tredegar Corporation. She earned a Master of Science degree in management information technology from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce and a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and information systems from Mary Baldwin College.
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About PRA Group: PRA Group offers the following broad range of debt buying solutions and business and government services.
Interim CIO of oneSource
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About oneSource: OneSource improves councils and other public sector organizations by providing operational and strategic shared services.
CIO of Serco
Andrew recently took on Serco’s central government CIO role with a focus on direct support of Serco’s services and solutions for government customers. Andrew has been with Serco for nearly 8 years in a variety of P&L roles and more recently as MD for the London Cycle Hire Scheme, a fully managed outsource (design, build and operate) for Transport for London. Prior to joining Serco Andrew built a track record in large public sector technology enabled change programmes and ICT management, including : • Managing Partners and Suppliers; • Portfolio and Programme Delivery • ICT Operational Strategy Development and Planning; • Delivering in political and complex multi-stakeholder environments • Provision of ICT from the supplier perspective. Andrew joined Serco from IBM and prior to that spent 18 years in the public sector with Inland Revenue (HMRC). Joining as a fast streamer from Warwick University where he completed a PhD in Mathematics, Andrew built a portfolio of experience in government ICT delivery in large complex programmes and operations. As a senior civil servant he spent 18 months in his final role with HMRC heading the department’s ICT Operations.
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About Serco: Serco is a provider of professional, technology, and management services.
Chief Information Officer of Social Finance
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