Dave joined DVLA in June 2016 as Chief Technology Officer.
Dave holds a BSc from the Open University – a combined degree in a number of subjects including Digital Telecommunications, Astronomy and Planetary Science and Oceanography.
Dave has worked in IT for more than 25 years. He has worked in a variety of different roles across a broad cross-section of technologies and industries – from retail, pharmaceuticals, tech, distribution, government and consulting.
He has worked for well-known brands such as B&Q, New Look, Coral, Intel, Game, and Metropolitan Police leading a variety of teams to delivery multi-channel and transformational IT. Using innovation to bring disruptive solutions to enable organisations to gain competitive advantage, he has blended this with the need to ensure consistent operational delivery that customers expect from high volume online transactional systems.
Chief Technology Officer
The CTO is responsible for IT in DVLA – the day-to-day operational business of running both the internal business systems, as well as the external customer facing services. IT also includes implementing new technical projects and programmes to improve the Agency, as well looking at the long term IT strategy for new technology adoption and innovation.