My career has taken me from technical support, through Unix and network engineering into service delivery and management. My first board-level appointment as IT Director was at an FSA (now FCA) regulated company where I served as both a technical, and service quality leader in the organisation.
I left the financial services world to do some independent consulting and subsequently formed Skelton Thatcher Consulting with Matthew Skelton. I’ve spent the last few years consulting with organisations moving through DevOps and continuous delivery transformations.
Values I look for in both teams and organisations I work with include team focus, openness, transparency, collaboration, approachability and balance.
At heart I am a problem solver and the most interesting area for that is where teams come together to combine and deliver services, products and solutions for customers and businesses.