General Management

Commercial Director, Computer Associates, Company Projects Portfolio, Multiple programs and projects

START Date: 
September, 1995
END Date: 
November, 1997

General Manager (Regional), Div VP (Intl)

Established Middle branch and set up distribution channels for CA regionally.

Commercial management of business and partner/channel management.

Planned and executed multiple programs and projects both in clients and for our own office to deliver/implement products and improve services to customers through the channels.  Planned and managed multiple projects and programs for our clients, but also for channel partners and their clients where they needed support.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1200
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1300
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
500

Manage branches, sell and manage multiple implementation, upgrade projects and programs, Gulf Stars Computer Systems, Multiple projects across multiple sectors

START Date: 
April, 1993
END Date: 
August, 1995

Branch Manager, Product Manager

Respnsible for commercial operation of brances in Kuwait and Bahrain.

Responsible for selling, planning, managing and reconciling fixed cost projects and programs for software implementation and upgrads in large organisations (government, aviation, financial services, oil & energy)

Designed and implemented projects for exhibitiosn and conferences, marketing events and for training.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
100

President, High Assurance Systems Inc., Cybersecurity

START Date: 
June, 1980

Many years experience in software development and software management for real-time embedded systems and tools, and in business development for aerospace and defense software (A&D). Led the team responsible for the "Common Core" operating system for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and hundreds of other avionics subsystems on dozens of aircraft types. Grew the business for the largest RTOS company from $71M to over $100M in three years.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
2000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1000

Portfolio Manager/Managing Partner, TenStep ME (and 2GC), (various projects) GCC, (parts of) Africa, rest of Middle East

START Date: 
May, 2007
END Date: 
October, 2017

General Management of projectised consulting service company and delivery of project, program, portfolio and strategy execution services to clients across Africa and Middle East.  Also Director (Middle East) for strategy execution specialists (2GC) during most of this time as a majority of our cleints were looking for improved organisational PM capabiulity, along with portfolio management and strategic alignment.  Most of the time they had no clear consensus on strategy (priority and focus) across the management teams, so to be successful at all we had to start with fixing the str

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
6000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
4000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
1000

Site Engineer, N/A, Hotel

START Date: 
May, 2009
END Date: 
February, 2011

Site Engineer overseeing groundworks, substructure and superstructure. Duties included general management, procurement, logistics and resolving technical queries.

Site Agent, Willett Ltd, Multiple Projects

START Date: 
August, 1980
END Date: 
February, 1991

Indentured Management Trainee/Site Agent. Mainly site based attended college on a day release basis, carried out many duties whilst a trainee. I then went on to site management based on multiple sites.

Site/Operational Manager, Starlink International Services, Shopping Centres

START Date: 
June, 2001
END Date: 
July, 2002

Site/Operational Manager

Jun 2001 – Jul 2002                          Starlink International Services                  Perth, Australia

Starlink international is a group of services provider in the sectors of Security, Commercial Cleaning, and Shopping Trolley Collection from shopping Centres and Malls.

Managing Director, Milestone UK, Primavera and similar implementations

START Date: 
June, 1999

Managing Director of Milestone, Oracle Primavera's UK Platinum Partner, offering the full range of Primavera and associated Oracle applications, along with a selection of complementary products including Hard Dollar (estimating and cost control), Vela (mobile field management), Acumen Fuse, Maxavera, eTimeMachine and others.  I am also the Deputy Chair of the UK Oracle User Group Primavera SIG, and a Fellow of the Association of Certified Accountants.

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