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James Harrison

Director of Technology-EMEA

Cloud

About

Former regional CIO for the group entity with continuing responsibility of the Group CTO role. With the addition of group applications and programmes including; data warehouse and intergration reimplementation plus the technical work streams of our finance transformation programme.
Budget responsibility for group wide spend for IT including major capital projects and programmes.
Currently responsible for group projects, enterprise architecture, infrastructure including network and security, data integration, off the shelf software selection and management, application support, desktop support and service delivery including change management. Across international based operations. The group has over 700 people in 18 locations trading hours from new Delhi to San Fran Cisco including , Asian, European, Bermudian and US operations.
Experienced in true start-ups, by setting strategy, building a team, developing solutions and implement them in line with business objectives, strong mix of strategic vision with tactical implementation.
Lots of experience of late with multiple acquisitions as part Torus Current challenges.
Multiple acquisitions in 2012 including support for Lloyds managing agent, plus diverse business operations in US and Europe.
Transformation of the it service to take advantage of the cloud. Strategy and migration of IT services and applications to the cloud, IAAS and SAAS a particular focus.