I am an eighteen year veteran Microsoft “Most Valued Professional” award holder and a former MSDN “Regional Director”. I have spent about 25 years in Banking, Government and Telecoms IT, hold current SC Clearance, ITIL certification and I am co-author of several technical books. I am a regular speaker at conferences throughout the UK and Europe. I currently specialise in providing International Banking Clients with programme assurance around Transformation to Cloud and disruption to Legacy operating models and have spent a number of years in UK Government leadership roles specialising in Delivery Assurance and Strategy around the implementation of an enterprise scale IL3 compliant Private Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) delivery. I would describe myself as an Enterprise Transformation Specialist with proven experience in architectural assurance, strategy, delivery and management of end to end Enterprise scale environments.