With over 30 years IT leadership experience, Jos has held a variety of CIO roles and non-executive director positions. He is a recognised independent analyst and researcher, strategic advisor for multiple IT businesses, past President of Socitm, and also of the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. He chairs the Open University ‘School of Computing’ Industrial Advisory Board and is a non-exec on the Risk and Audit Committee for the Department of International Trade, covering cyber and digital risk.
For over a decade Jos was CIO and latterly CDO for Hampshire County Council, leading a range of ground-breaking shared services and achieving national recognition with a range of awards for IT innovation. He has worked with national and international governments on IT programmes and has led large-scale mergers, and the start-up and subsequent sale of a tech business. Previously listed as the ‘most influential and innovative CIO’ in the UK, he now operates as an independent consultant, advising public and private sectors on digital and IT strategy.