Gerald is a visionary, yet pragmatic, technology leader with 35 years plus experience in delivering large complex, transformational projects. With a deep understanding of legacy environments he has also been at the heart of innovation, enabling him to deliver huge value to clients in the Defence and Civilian/Commercial world.
He has held a number of senior “C” Level management and technical positions within large multi-national and public-sector organisations and has been responsible for the development of technical and business strategies for them. Gerald has worked successfully across many geographies and national cultures including the Far East, Middle East, India, Africa, the USA and mainland Europe, including Russia and Eastern Europe.
Gerald was interim Chief Architect for one of the UK Government’s top Ministries which included assisting with the development of their cyber security strategy and architecture. During this period Gerald was involved in a number of projects to enhance their security posture, including that of its telecommunications network.
Gerald subsequently returned to assist with the development of their cyber security strategy and architecture which included determining the capabilities required and the processes and interfaces that would be needed to establish an effective detection and countermeasures capability.
Unusually, Gerald combines a helicopter view of Enterprise Architecture with the ability to deep dive into the technical solutions from Cyber Vendors worldwide. Coupled with a natural curiosity to discover emerging Cyber tools and approaches, he is a passionate champion of the next generation CSOC.