Professional Experience

2015 Present: Freelance consultant

  • Design of IoT solutions (programming, security, system design)
  • Infrastructure management (cloud, relocations, virtual infrastructure, strategy)
  • Audits of infrastructure and services
  • Project management (new buildings, relocations)
  • Website design (WordPress, social media)
  • Translation of technical texts and manuals (French <-> English)
  • Installation and configuration of laser cutting systems

2011 – 2014: Infrastructure Technical Design Authority, Clifford Chance, Paris

  • Creation of technical standards tracking process & system
  • Development of technology roadmap
  • Production of standardised design for IT infrastructure in new branch offices
  • Establishing and running technical design board
  • Management of multicultural and multi-skilled technical teams
  • Creation and application of standard document set and approval processes

2005 – 2011: Regional Infrastructure Manager, Clifford Chance, Paris 

  • Installation of data centre in collocation facility (Redbus/Telecity)
  • Deployment of systems (SAN, server, network) in data centre
  • Technical management of pilot deployment of Citrix based solution to remote office
  • Integration of new remote office into network
  • Implementation of best practice management methods (MOF) for operations team
  • Cross-border virtual team management

2001 – 2005: Southern and Eastern European Technical Manager, Clifford Chance, Paris 

  • Rollout to all offices of Windows 2000 desktop and Novadigm Radia client
  • Rollout to all offices of Windows 2000 AD infrastructure
  • Rollout to all offices of unified data protection solution using Commvault software
  • Installation of SAN equipment in Paris office
  • Planning and design for Paris Data Centre
  • Rollout of Citrix solution for remote access
  • Management of large projects across multiple countries and cultures

2000 – 2001 Manager, Technology Support Group, Serco France

  • Preparation of IT portion of bid for NATS privatisation contract
  • Preparation and presentation of bid for management of a building in La Défense (Coeur Défense)
  • Creation of I-Service concept – a modular set of interlinking informatics services for Seat Management

1997 – 2000: Senior Informatics Consultant, Serco France

  • Design and production of winning technical solution for outsourcing of ESA’s office IT across Europe
  • Technical Implementation (Phase-in Manager) of the new ESA contract
  • Design and production of winning technical solution for outsourcing IT for CONSOB, Rome

Prior experience

  • IT Service Manager Serco France at European Space Agency Headquarters, Paris
  • IT Consultant Serco GmbH at European Space Agency Operations Centre, Darmstadt (Germany)
  • Desktop Support Team Leader Serco GmbH at European Space Agency Operations Centre, Darmstadt (Germany)
  • Deputy Information & Computing Manager Institute of Directors, London
    Deputy Manager Applied Arts Studio, London
  • Finance Supervisor Applied Arts Studio, London
  • Graphic Designer Applied Arts Studio, London
  • Freelance Graphic Designer/Programmer Bravura Design Ltd, London
  • Sales & Technical Support Oxford Computer Systems (Software) Ltd, Oxford 
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