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Academy of Technology LogoSenior IT Architect, Technical Staff Member, Member of the IBM Academy of Technology
London, UK
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Professional Associations:  British Computer Society  |  IBM Academy of Technology

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My business unit is GBS
My Marketing Team is UKI IMT
My Ops Team is Europe

I joined the Academy of Technology in 2017.

IBM Senior Architect, bringing design thinking, agile and creative approaches together with rigorous architectural method to deliver compelling solutions. My primary specialism is application architecture and mobile, with a track record of delivering complex projects across multiple technologies including as lead architect for cloud based development of critical national infrastructure systems using agile and DevOps techniques. Industry expert for the Apple+IBM Field Inspect mobile app representing the product owner defining user needs at the Apple design workshop and giving ongoing direction to the development teams. I have deep technical skills in web-development including responsive web-design techniques, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript (JQuery), AJAX, and accessibility (WCAG). I also have experience with OSS packages, for web-publishing, primarily based on WordPress.

I hold the following titles and positions:

  • Member of Academy Leadership Team

I am involved with the following industries:

  • Government

I am involved with the following affiliates:

  • TCG - UK and Ireland

My areas of expertise and proficiencies are:

  • Agile/Design Thinking*, Competence - using in-depth skills with clients, Train others in technical community
  • Cloud*, Competence - using in-depth skills with clients, Train others in technical community
  • Mobile, Competence - using in-depth skills with clients, Train others in technical community

My job roles and skills include:

  • Application Architect
    • Design Thinking
    • Web Technologies
    • Custom Development
    • Mobile
    • Bluemix
    • Experience Engineering
    • Applications

I have the following certifications:

  • MBCS CITP
  • MIET