Mike Playford


Project Managment

Location: Norfolk, England, UK


Certified ScrumMaster


Mike Playford



Master of Philosophy - IT Management.

Certified Scrum Master

Certified Scrum Professional

PRICE2:2009 Practitioner


Current Role:

IT Development Team and Project Manager at STL Technologies



Project Methods, Method Evolution, Team Management, Training & Technology



British Computer Society, Chartered IT Professional



Agile Coaching and Agile Project Management

Programme Management
19 years Project Management experience (SCRUM Professional & Master and Prince 2: 2009 Practioner)
Project Management and Development Methods from PRINCE via Structured (SSADM) and Rapid (DSDM) to Agile (SCRUM, Atern & Kanban)
Commercial and Scientific Development
Business and Systems Analysis
Change Management
Business Re-engineering
Data Engineering
Management of Web Development
Commercial Training (BA/SA., PM, Team Dynamics)
Team Leadership & Building


Previous Industries:

Education, Central Government, Local Government, Holiday and Air Charter Industry, Retail, Financials, Supply Chain, Media


Recent Engagements:

  • Project and Programme Management
  • Programme Management and Support
  • Financial Payments Gateway Development
  • Case Management for UK and Isle of Man Government
  • Re-platforming Air and leisure industry legacy applications
  • Retail Financial system development
  • Pawn Broking Marking-up and Gold Melting system
  • Agile Test Management
  • Financial systems integration
  • Business Process Management system development
  • Project Management and ICT Consultant at DB Consulting
  • IT Consultant (self employed)
  • Commercial Trainer (Project Management and Development Methods)
  • Senior Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University
  • Project Manager and Business Analyst at Norfolk County Council IT Department
  • Scientific Systems Analyst (Civil Engineering)