Financial Conduct Authority
The financial regulatory body in the United Kingdom
I provided support for further development of the organisation’s data portal. In particular, I provided guidance on what needs to be done on the application level to make it possible for the application to run on horizontally scalable cloud infrastructure and interface with cloud services such as Elastic Search.
Bank of England
The central bank of the United Kingdom
I worked on delivering an internal Data Inventory Portal syndicating data from all bank departments and third party institutions. I liaised with the technology team and business stakeholders on integrating the application with multiple systems within the Bank. I advised on best practices in the area of development, application integration, configuration management, continues integration and release management.
Europe’s number 1 vehicle remarketing company
I produced a comprehensive technological roadmap with well-considered options for a vehicle management system. As a part of the roadmap I created a plan for application transformation from a monolithic architecture to a service oriented architecture. I focused on enabling business agility, improving scalability and meeting commercial and functional demands.
Funding Tree Ltd
UK’s first hybrid equity crowdfunding and peer to peer lending platform
I enabled a FCA regulated financial services start-up to start operating and secure over half a million pounds (for 7% of equity) in the first round of funding. I architected and led the implementation of a highly available, auto scalable, fault tolerant and secure infrastructure on Amazon Web Services. I acted as a non executive technical advisor to the board of directors.
Publisher of a diverse range of publications, including the Radio Times and BBC Top Gear.
I worked on a major cloud transformation programme. I provided expertise in the area of cloud solution architecture, continues deployment, immutable infrastructure, etc…
UK water supply and treatment utility company
I worked on a major business change programme replacing Yorkshire Water contact centre technologies. I provided expertise in the area of system integration and system analysis across multiple technology stacks.
Independently owned, multi-platform, award-winning media company, with a group turnover of over £100m.
I worked on a major transformation programme replacing legacy online publishing platforms with an open source CMS. I provided expertise in Drupal CMS, Data Migration, Behaviour Driven Development and Cloud Computing.
Wonga Group Limited
International financial services company best known for their Wonga short term loan product
Architected a solution that allowed Wonga to expand operations to South Africa, Canada and Poland. I provided expertise in open source applications, API design, and internationalisation. I also addressed scalability issues.
Turner Broadcasting Systems
American media conglomerate and division of Time Warner
I worked across the company’s brand portfolio (CNN, Cartoon Network, TNT, Turner Classic Movies, Adult Swim, Boomerang) providing expertise in open source technologies and dealing with scalability issues.