I have extensive software engineering and development skills built on the foundation of a 1st class degree from the University of York, one of the top Computing Universities in the UK. These skills include cutting-edge development experience in a variety of telecoms, new media, mobile and finance industries. I am a keen proponent of using the appropriate technology for the job, advocating the review of new technologies, while always keeping a practical approach to getting the job done. My management experience includes building and establishing teams with appropriate process support, customer liaison, and software project management to deliver working software while keeping a healthy team morale and working environment.
Companies House, Head of Development
March 2015 - Present, Cardiff, GB
Head of the Software Development department of approx 85 staff forming 8 Scrums. Extra external Scrums are brought in as and when required.
Monitise Group Ltd, Development Manager
September 2010 - Present, Cardiff, United Kingdom
As Development Manager for the Wales office I am responsible for building the teams in the Wales office, establishing the office culture.
I am constantly reviewing the working practices and supporting toolsets to improve the efficiency and quality, and to allow developers to concentrate on producing high quality software.
I am also called upon to manage the delivery of internal and external projects to tight deadlines with limited resources.