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United Kingdom & Australia
A highly experienced Board director, programme director and business transformation consultant, Elizabeth has over 25 years’ experience working at Board level advising on and leading successful transformation and enterprise IT programmes.
In her early career, she honed her skills working internationally for blue-chip corporations including Unilever, Oracle and Hawker Siddeley before establishing an Australian based technology consultancy, InfoTechnics. She set up Informed Solutions in the UK in 1992 and has built the company into a multi award winning market leader, trusted and respected in both public and private sectors in the UK and Australia.
Elizabeth was the first person to be an elected Director of both techUK’s Main Board and the National Board of the Australian Information Industry Association. As a member of the Cabinet Office SME Panel, she is a key opinion former in the UK SME community.
Committed to sustainable business and good corporate responsibility, Elizabeth champions important economic issues such as government spend with SMEs and the equitable treatment of SMEs (in many cases delivering innovation and high value specialist skills) within supply chains. She is equally committed to addressing the Digital Skills Gap and sees the integration of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) into the national curriculum as critical to success in this area.
The continuing success of the Company's global scale up has seen key changes at Main board level, with Elizabeth assuming the role of Global CEO for the Informed Group, while remaining CEO in Australia.
United Kingdom & Australia
John has over 25 years' experience working in high growth IT companies and consultancies at executive and board level. Specialising in strategy, business case development and technology diligence, John has advised many leading organisations in the private and public sectors. He also devotes significant time and energy into exploring new technologies that have the potential to deliver a step change in competitiveness and performance.
Alongside his proven skills in business transformation and IT, John also brings specialist knowledge of location and geographic intelligence and is a past Chair of the Association of Geographic Information.
With significant experience of developing and implementing numerous strategies that have enabled organisations to successfully integrate location into their enterprise decision making, his engagements include oil & gas, central government, transport, retail, energy and the mobile communications sectors. A number of his solutions have been internationally recognised for their commercial impact.
Seth has been leading and delivering national solutions to governments and blue chip companies for over 20 years.
With a passion for business transformation, particularly through better use of GIS and location intelligence, he leads a multi-disciplinary team of experts that have received widespread praise for their innovation and professionalism.
Seth has managed award-winning programmes, projects and services which have delivered successful business transformation to major government departments, emergency services and commercial organisations. These have included digital transformation strategies, complex online digital services for sensitive and secure environments, and global organisation and operating models.
He is an elected member of techUK’s Public Sector Board and a former council member of the UK Association of Geographic Information.
As UK CEO, he plays a key role in the Company’s ongoing growth and has been with Informed Solutions for over 20 years.
With over 20 years of UK and international consulting experience, Justin has an impressive track record in business systems design and delivery. He specialises in leading successful “end to end” delivery of challenging, complex assignments and cross-enterprise initiatives.
Justin has led numerous programmes that have ‘joined up’ Government and Industry, and is skilled at facilitating consultation processes and business solution frameworks alongside diverse stakeholder communities and multi-organisational teams. He is also highly accomplished at delivering effective business transformation, frequently through the selective use of innovative, leading edge technologies.
Justin has extensive experience across the Oil & Gas, Telecoms, Utilities and Nuclear sectors, and has worked with major energy and utility firms to design and deliver IT transformation programmes. He has also led cross-sector programmes to reform regulatory services between Government and Industry.
With a background in Geography and GIS from Edinburgh University, Justin is a Transformation and Main Board Director at Informed Solutions.
David has over 10 years’ experience in delivering national and enterprise scale, business critical solutions. He works with both public and private sector clients to deliver award winning assignments across Government, Energy, Telecoms, Transport, Planning and Land Management.
His analytical and management capabilities enable him to successfully undertake client engagements as diverse as strategy development, enterprise architecture design, and the project management of challenging solutions implementations. He is adept at making complex and abstract business requirements concrete and accessible.
Having joined Informed Solutions in 2004, David is a member of the Government Digital Services’ Data Standards Panel and heads the highly regarded Informed Solutions Graduate Programme. He has a personal passion for concept visualisation and prototyping, putting our clients at the heart of how we shape systems and strategies. David is a member of Informed's strategic technical board, charged with scaling, maturing and evolving Informed's rapidly expanding global capability.
With over 15 years' experience in management and technology consulting, Tom has delivered a range of high profile digital transformation programmes for clients in the Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Energy, Utilities, Telecoms and Government sectors.
A specialist in digital strategy and Enterprise Architecture, Tom works closely with clients to convert their strategic goals into concrete transformation options, blueprints and, ultimately, improved performance.
Tom is a graduate of Lancaster University and often delivers lectures to the university’s world ranked Management School on management, technology and organisational change.
As a Technical Director, Tom is a member of Informed Solutions’ Technical Board, which is charged with growing the company’s global client portfolio and delivery capability.
For over a decade, Matthew has been providing inspirational ‘hands on’ leadership for public and private sector organisations, challenging them to transform, become agile and think digitally about their operations. He relishes the challenge of designing and building great digital services, and has a strong track record in improving the way organisations and people work.
This ranges from delivering a project with the Ministry of Justice Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority to transform the handling of compensation to providing digital mapping services to underpin Scotland’s land registry and enable digital land registration services.
He’s helped develop the largest customer facing digital service providing a digital legalisation service to help UK Citizens live and work abroad and delivered a multi-channel Incident Recording System used by every Fire and Rescue Service in the UK to capture information that improves safety and drives efficiency.
As one of our Technical Directors, Matthew is also a key member of the company's strategic technical board, helping us shape Informed’s ICT strategy and evolving the company’s rapidly expanding global capability.
David is an experienced Finance and Commercial Director who has worked across multiple sectors including IT consultancy, manufacturing/engineering, environmental consultancy and wholesale distribution.
His various roles have seen him work within corporate multinationals, SMEs, VC owned and family owned businesses.
David has a wealth of experience in global finance systems along with agile techniques which ensure the ability to flex as scale up demands. He is a great believer in a strong control environment together with a strong balance sheet that allows businesses to build in resilience to their operations.
He has 25 years’ experience in various finance roles covering working capital management, cash flow improvement, and risk reduction via the implementation of strong financial controls, insurance and pensions. David joined Informed Solutions in May 2017 as a main board director.
Sebastian is responsible for the delivery of a wide portfolio of technical and non-technical services that solve complex business problems using agile, lean and DevOps principles.
He has significant commercial, technical and service management expertise across the entire project and service life cycle within the Central Government, Finance, Energy (Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Electricity), Utilities, Health, and Emergency Service sectors.
Sebastian has over 10 years' experience in the IS/IT industry, working predominantly with large, complex business critical enterprise level solutions comprised of mainstream and open source technologies and underpinned by personal and sensitive data.
A strong advocate of DevOps ways of working, Sebastian is passionate about establishing working practices that enable automation, integrated working and “shifting left”. He is actively involved in the company’s ongoing DevOps evolution.
Lizzie is an experienced Consultant, a talented Senior Technical Analyst and GIS Specialist who has been involved in several high-profile national and global GI projects involving both open source and commercial GIS suites.
She is experienced in agile delivery methods and has significant expertise in spatial data analysis and modelling. Lizzie specialises in developing and supporting Geographic Information Systems (GIS) based applications, with a particular focus on workflows and user interfaces.
Lizzie is an integral part of Informed Solutions’ Project Delivery and Support Teams, adopting agile development methodologies to provide business analysis, solution development, enhancement and ongoing support for business-critical GI applications.
She is also an elected Council Member of the UK Association of Geographical Information, and the youngest person to have held this position.
A key member of Informed Solution’s service design team, James is highly experienced in working alongside multi-disciplinary client teams to deliver intelligent, flexible digital solutions across both private and public sector industries.
Holding a first class honours degree in Management and Information Technology, and a recipient of Lancaster University’s Award for Outstanding Achievement, James is both an accomplished solution architect and skilled business analyst.
He is passionate about delivering transformational services that place user needs at the heart of their design while realising strategic business benefits. This was particularly evident in his work with the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, which has enabled UK citizens to rightfully apply for compensation awards using secured, intuitive and accessible online platforms.
With professional certifications across Agile working practices, Continuous Delivery platforms and cloud-based web hosting technologies, James regularly coaches our client’s teams in designing-for-success by guiding the development of robust, scalable technical solutions built on open-source technologies as well as informing user research and UX activities.
Matt is a highly experienced Infrastructure consultant with over 15 years' experience in the IT industry. As Informed Solutions’ Head of Corporate Systems and Infrastructure Matt is charged with scaling, maturing and evolving our rapidly expanding global capability.
Matt has delivered infrastructure for a range of high profile public and private sector organisations. As a specialist in cloud infrastructure, Matt has architected and deployed globally scaling infrastructure platforms for our clients to allow cost effective operations when in low demand and performance at scale when either predictable or unexpected events occur.
Matt is PRINCE2 and ITIL qualified and a regular participant in TechUK and Digital Leaders events. He is particularly passionate about leveraging the latest technologies to give our staff and clients cutting edge equipment and environments.
Sara is an experienced consultant and accomplished Delivery Manager. She is highly skilled in the oversight of projects and programmes, working with various national and global high value clients. Sara is adept at managing risks and engaging and influencing stakeholders to the overall benefit of the clients and teams with which she works.
Having achieved PRINCE2, Scrum Master and Agile Practitioner qualifications, Sara helps shape the way Informed deliver to their clients through effectively tailoring the relevant methodologies. She also uses her specialist agile delivery knowledge to build and develop agile skills both internally and with clients. She has successfully rolled out agile transformation strategies to clients resulting in high performing and empowered teams, successfully acting as Scrum Master and Agile coach to mixed teams of Informed staff, clients and third party suppliers.
Sara also provides assurance management across Informed Solutions’ project and service management portfolio, developing how Informed apply their ISO9001, 27001 and 14001 standards. Sara works transparently with clients to seamlessly ensure compliance with both Informed Solutions’ rigorous standards and those of our clients.
Sara has a background in modern foreign languages and translation, having studied at the Universities of Nottingham and Manchester, before joining Informed Solutions on the Graduate Scheme. As well as foreign languages, food and travel, to better develop her team working abilities Sara dedicates her leisure time to her numerous netball teams.
Richard is a Technical Consultant in our Project Delivery team, based out of the London office. He joined Informed on a graduate associateship after completing an MSc in Geographic Information Science at University College London. He has gone on to be involved in numerous projects across the geospatial domain providing design and technical expertise, such as for enterprise scale geospatial deployments and spatial data governance structures.
An advocate of user-centred design with a passion for user research, he has led on several public sector discovery and alpha phase projects. This allows Richard to work closely with clients to understand their user’s needs. He is always looking for ways to increase digital participation, and transform services for the benefit of both the public user and business.
Richard is also a volunteer with the UK charity MapAction – who deploy specialist GIS volunteers to produce maps and analysis in humanitarian emergencies.
In her spare time, Zoe’s passion for Visual Design has evolved into her love of Interior Design which she approaches with the same artistic and creative flare that she applies to her work. She also enjoys tennis and keeping fit.
With an academic background in Art, Design and IT, Zoe spent her early career as an IT Consultant. However, her enduring love of design together with her abundant artistic and creative talent led her to a career change into web and graphic design. As a freelance Visual Designer Zoe worked for numerous large corporations including Investment Banks, City Stock Exchanges and BSkyB.
Zoe joined Informed in 2006, specialising in Visual Design and User Experience, and has been a key member of the team that has delivered globally acclaimed and industry leading solutions. She passionately believes that simplicity and elegance are the essential foundations to building a world class user experience.
Philip works in our Business & Client Services Team, majoring on bid management, to ensure we are able to respond to new requirements from existing and new clients with clear, client-focussed submissions. He also contributes to our promotional and relationship-building activity with clients as well as alliance partners.
Prior to joining the business, Philip worked in a range of sectors including language services, market research, education and consultancy, spanning both the UK and Germany.
An MSc in Project Management and CIPD and CIM qualifications provide the foundation of his approach to positioning Informed Solutions’ offer, delivering pre-sales support to our specialist technical teams and building strong client relationships.
Matt joined Informed Solutions as Communications Manager in September 2017. With a background in politics, journalism and academia, he has extensive experience in communications strategy and management. He’s worked with a former cabinet minister, an elected mayor and on several TV projects including an award-winning BBC drama.
Matt has completed a BA Hons in English and American Studies, an NCTJ Diploma in Journalism and an MA in Politics. He went on to edit a national magazine, have work published in all the quality dailies and publish a highly acclaimed book. He worked for the Centre of Public Policy and Management at Manchester Business School before working in Westminster and supporting MPs on several campaigns that led to changes in the law.
He has experience across a number of sectors, from social enterprises and the public sector to working with a range of blue chip companies on major infrastructure projects.