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LEADERSHIP TEAM

At Coeus, we are confident that our people represent everything that’s great about consultancy.

As a pre-requisite, all our people have industry leading IT knowledge and hands-on experience gained from working inside a wide range of industry sectors and business types.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

 

Ben Barry

Ben is a business and IT transformation professional with over 20 years' experience in consulting and management roles. Previously he was Director, CIO Advisory at KPMG, and has also held roles at Xantus Consulting and Capgemini. He has coached and led senior clients on strategy development through to transformation and benefits delivery.

James Cockroft

James is an IT outsourcing and transformation professional, and his experience includes 20 years as a consultant with companies such as KPMG, Xantus Consulting and Mason. James has a proven track record in advising and coaching organisations on large complex global outsourcing deals, IT transformation and strategy.

Rob Walker

Rob has extensive experience in the IT industry, with a rounded blend of leadership in end user organisations and consultancy, and has held the role of IS Transformation Director at both Diageo and Serco. Over the last 12 years, he has lead a number of 1st and 2nd generation transition and transformation programmes that helped drive large change initiatives.

OUR EXPERTS

Richard Graham

Richard is our Operating Model lead, and winner of the GSA ‘Digital Champion 2018’ Award. Richard has lead numerous strategic operating model reviews across different industries in both an internal and consultative capacity. A broad background of technology architecture and programmes, sourcing, and cost modelling and transformation, provides him with a rounded perspective when supporting development of the right design and balance of organisational and skills within modern CIO functions.

John Gorrell

John is our Sourcing lead and has a very extensive track record gained across multiple industry sectors, with over 25 years’ experience in financial management, ITO, BPO and operational effectiveness improvement, spanning both private and public sectors. He is a chartered management accountant bringing strong commercial acumen combined with expertise in contract formulation, technology solutions, service models, business process understanding and effective governance. John’s consulting work covers all aspects of the sourcing life cycle, strategy development and operational effectiveness.

Keith Thomas

Keith is our M&A and Divestments lead and has helped numerous organisations successfully plan for and implement this change. Recent examples of Keith’s expert support include: developing a combined operating model, change planning and implementation for a merger of 3 NHS organisations; and developing a new operating model, communications plan and change roadmap for the whole IT organisation, then driving the successful, time critical IT implementation of these for the divestment of a global Utilities provider.

Michael Ward

Michael is our Commercial Management lead. His career in IT spans over 20 years, including 10 years in consultancy. He has an excellent track record in delivering assignments in IT service design, target operating model development and financial management. His flexible and inclusive approach combine with his ability to explain complex subjects to stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Mike has extensive industry experience across multiple business sectors, including Public Sector, Financial Services, Energy and Gas, Engineering, Consumer Goods and Construction.

Simon Reynolds

Simon is our Change Delivery lead and has 20 years’ experience of managing IT teams and programmes to support and deliver change across a number of sectors. He has managed multi-million programmes for both national and global organisations resulting in savings in excess of €80M, and managed large teams of multi-disciplined IT specialists globally. He specialises in business change and benefit management.

Nico Mancini

Nico is our Services Integration and Operational Excellence lead and has a wealth of IT Service Management experience gained in both operational and advisory positions working for systems integrators, telecommunications providers and consultancy firms. In addition to working with traditional organisations, Nico is particularly interested in the integration of ITSM with modern operating models, such as Agile, DevOps and Cloud Adoption, and the challenges they pose to traditional IT Service Management organisational designs, processes and tooling.

Ian Foster

Ian is our Technology & Architecture lead and is a highly experienced IT practitioner who specialises in IT Architecture, Enterprise Solutions and Infrastructure. His career in IT spans over 25 years, including application development, commercial, technology and product architecture roles, with a strong appreciation of the business, application and technology relationships and evolution. He has lead architecture functions & major projects in global communications, media & retail companies, delivering £100Ms benefits.