Mike joined the IPO in September 2015, having spent the vast majority of his career in the private sector. Most recently Mike was the CIO at Fat Face, the UK clothing retailer.
Prior to Fat Face, Mike founded and led a big data monetisation business for Telefonica digital – the digital services division of the global telecoms giant - and he gained significant corporate change management experience while at Yellow Pages’ where he held numerous roles including that of Chief Data Officer.
Originally a civil engineer, Mike also holds a masters degree in geographical information systems.
Chief Technology Officer, IPO
This CTO role is responsible for the IT team and accountable for delivering IT services, which underpin operational activity and for building digital services to meet customer expectations and needs.