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Top Influencers: 76 UK Head of Digital’s To Follow in 2022

Global Head of Digital play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Global Head of Digital role. We have selected these Global Head of Digital’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Global Head of Digital’s. The list is in no particular order!

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Josh Bottomley

Global Head of Digital @ HSBC

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Josh Bottomley is Global Head of Digital for HSBC. He and his team are responsible for driving innovation, new digital ways of working and the design, development, deployment and commercialisation of digital platforms and products within HSBC Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Prior to HSBC, Josh was Global Head of Display for Google in California, where he was responsible for driving growth in Google’s largest non-search business. Before this he spent 12 years in general management roles in publishing, data and business services, including LexisNexis and the Financial Times. His early career was at Goldman Sachs and McKinsey. Learn more about Josh Bottomley on Crunchbase…

HSBC is a banking and financial services organization that offers a comprehensive range of services. Read more aboutHSBC on Crunchbase…

Pinar Emirdag

SVP, Head of Digital Product Development and Innovation @ State Street

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Jonathan Lewis

Head of Digital and Partnership Innovation @ Channel 4

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Jonathan is responsible for driving Channel 4’s industry leading commercial innovation agenda and digital revenue growth through data, sponsorship, product placement, advertiser funded long and digital short form programming, integrated marketing solutions for advertisers – and this year’s launch of Europe’s first programmatic buying option for VOD on All 4. Previously Jonathan was Managing Director at Vevo (UK) and Head of Digital Media and Commercial Development at Five and the Northern & Shell Group’s digital assets (OK!, Star, New, Express Group Newspapers) growing revenues, page impressions and video views. Jonathan also represented Five on the YouView shareholder board and pioneered new strategic partnerships with companies including Google, Facebook, Sony and Samsung.. Learn more about Jonathan Lewis on Crunchbase…

Channel 4 provides public broadcasting services via television. Read more aboutChannel 4 on Crunchbase…

Glenn Morgan

Head of Digital Business Transformation @ International Airlines Group (IAG)

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Glenn Morgan is specialize in – entrepreneur / venture builder, advisor & mentor – intrapreneur / corporate innovation & venturing – speaker / digital transformation & leadership Learn more about Glenn Morgan on Crunchbase…

International Airlines Group allows airlines to expand their global presence and keep individual brands. Read more aboutInternational Airlines Group (IAG) on Crunchbase…

Reuben Solomon

Head of Digital @ The Conservative Party

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Reuben Solomon is currently in the role of Head of Digital at The Conservative Party Learn more about Reuben Solomon on Crunchbase…

Conservative and Unionist Party, is a political party in the United Kingdom. Read more aboutThe Conservative Party on Crunchbase…

Davina Liu

Global Head of Digital Performance & CRM @ GHD

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GHD manufactures of hair-care styling products and accessories from Britain. Read more aboutGHD on Crunchbase…

Raman Bhatia

Head of Digital Bank, UK @ HSBC

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Raman Bhatia heads Digital business for HSBC Retail Banking and Wealth Management in the UK and Europe. He and his team are responsible for driving innovation, new digital ways of working and the design, development, deployment and commercialisation of digital platforms, products and channels within Europe. Prior to HSBC, Raman was a Vice President at HouseTrip – a venture-backed online platform for holiday rentals. Before HouseTrip, Raman was Head of Strategy for Expedia in EMEA. His early career was at Bain & Company in London and as a consultant to local and regional governments in the United States. Raman holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Learn more about Raman Bhatia on Crunchbase…

HSBC is a banking and financial services organization that offers a comprehensive range of services. Read more aboutHSBC on Crunchbase…

Neil Butler

Head of Digital Transformation @ Santander UK

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Neil Butler is the director and owner of Clearvision CM. He is the current Head of Agile Delivery and Digital Transformation of EY. Neil has a B.Sc Field Of Study Computer Science of University of Nottingham. Learn more about Neil Butler on Crunchbase…

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Chloe Colliver

Head of Digital Policy and Strategy @ Institute for Strategic Dialogue

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Rachel Robinson

Head of Digital Strategy & Product Development @ Nationwide Building Society

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Rachel is Head of Digital Strategy and Product Development at Nationwide Building Society, where she shapes Nationwide’s digital vision and roadmap and works with teams to set clear, value orientated goals. Rachel started her career in consultancy at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young, before moving into digital product development. She’s worked with a wide variety of organisations, from start-ups and scale-ups to listed companies in retail, travel and housing/financial services, before joining Nationwide in 2013. Since joining the Building Society she has worked in a variety of leadership roles across digital banking, innovation and product development – and played a lead role in Nationwide’s agile transformation story over the last 18 months. Learn more about Rachel Robinson on Crunchbase…

Nationwide Building Society is a British mutual financial institution and the largest building society in the UK. Read more aboutNationwide Building Society on Crunchbase…

Timothy Love

Head Of Digital @ Burger King

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Dean Butler

Head of Digital Innovation @ Prudential PLC

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Dean Butler is the Head of Innovation within Prudential’s advice and destitution business. He is responsible for the strategy and delivery of innovation, and digitisation of customer journeys and advice services. He took on this role earlier in 2018, moving from his previous role within HSBC; Head of Retail Wealth and previously Head of Direct to Consumer (D2C) – building out HSBC’s Robo proposition and Wealth platforms. He joined HSBC after several years at TD Direct Investing where he led the e-Commerce strategy. Dean has spent his entire career in digital proposition development and over the past 6 years has applied his skills in the Wealth management arena. Deans has over 13 years’ experience of working with large multinational businesses – helping them to shape and deliver their online proposition with a digital/customer first philosophy. He is now looking to build out Prudential’s advice proposition and establish them as one of the UK’s leading wealth services. Learn more about Dean Butler on Crunchbase…

Prudential plc is an international financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK. Read more aboutPrudential PLC on Crunchbase…

Ben Connolly

Head of Digital Engineering @ Vodafone UK

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Vodafone UK is a provider of telecommunications services in the United Kingdom, and a part of the Vodafone Group Read more aboutVodafone UK on Crunchbase…

Sarah Ilieva

Head of Digital Strategy, Cultural Engagement @ British Council(BIRAX)

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British Council is a government institution that promotes culture, art, education, technology, and science. Read more aboutBritish Council(BIRAX) on Crunchbase…

Anthony Flack

Head of Digital Delivery @ Santander UK

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Neha Manaktala

Head of Digital Innovation EMEA, Corporate and Investment Bank @ JP Morgan

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Nicole Sandler

Head of Digital Policy @ Barclays

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Nicole Sandler is a lawyer in the Global Regulatory Policy team at Barclays. She currently focuses on the future impact of fintech related regulation and initiatives on Barclays in the UK and globally, including advising on various regulatory initiatives proposed by regulators such as the FCA, MAS and the CFTC. Nicole engages with regulators both in the UK and globally on fintech matters for Barclays and represents Barclays in various regulatory forums and industry groups. For example, Nicole has been participating in the BBA Digital Strategy Group and also represented Barclays at the EDCAB virtual currency and blockchain roundtables at the European Parliament. Learn more about Nicole Sandler on Crunchbase…

Barclays is a global financial services company that provides various financial products and services worldwide. Read more aboutBarclays on Crunchbase…

Diana Biggs

Head of Digital Innovation @ HSBC

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Diana Biggs is Head of Digital Innovation for HSBC Retail Banking and Wealth Management, UK & Europe, where she leads on business model innovation, focused on areas including open banking, digital identity, fintech partnerships and robo-advisory. Diana, recently named as one of the top 25 fintech influencers in the UK by City AM and one of Innovate Finance’s Women in Fintech 2016 Power List, is an Advisor for University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies and a 2016/2017 Fellow with Anthemis Group. She serves as a mentor for accelerator and angel groups with a focus on empowering women in technology and the use of emerging technologies for social good, including Katapult, Angel Academe and Gaza Sky Geeks. Previously, Biggs was Founder of blockchain startup Proof of Purpose, Vice President of Growth and Partnerships for Uphold.com, and Chief Strategy Officer for e-commerce platform Soko. Earlier in her career, Biggs spent five years as a Management Consultant with Oliver Wyman Financial Services advising financial institutions across Europe, Africa, Asia and North America on growth and strategy. Learn more about Diana Biggs on Crunchbase…

HSBC is a banking and financial services organization that offers a comprehensive range of services. Read more aboutHSBC on Crunchbase…

Niro Nirmalan

Head of Digital Transformation @ NatWest Group

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Niro Nirmalan is the mobile banking lead for the Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest and Ulster Bank. Prior to this role, he developed the Open Banking propositional strategy for the banks. He has served in senior digital roles in big corporates, startups and in the public sector. Prior to joining RBS, Niro was the Global Head of Digital Marketing at World First, a Fintech company specialising in international payments and eCommerce. In this role, Niro was instrumental in growing the business in the UK, USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong and Singapore through a combination of digital acquisition and optimisation. Learn more about Niro Nirmalan on Crunchbase…

NatWest Group plc, is a majority state-owned British banking and insurance holding company. Read more aboutNatWest Group on Crunchbase…

Americo Silva

Global Head of Digital and Social Media @ Shell Oil Company

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Americo Silva is Global Head of Digital and Social Media at Shell Oil. Learn more about Americo Silva on Crunchbase…

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Sarah Oldroyd

Head of Digital @ Sofa Carpet Specialist

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Sarah heads up the digital marketing and ecommerce team at ScS Sofas. Her team is responsible for online merchandising, executing promotional campaigns across all digital channels and improving the customer journey online. Prior to starting at ScS in late 2013, Sarah spent over 15 years in an agency environment, working in integrated, pure play digital and shopper marketing agencies. Past clients included DFS, Bensons for Beds, Wren Living, Seven Seas, Sony, Boots.com and Hitachi Personal Finance. Learn more about Sarah Oldroyd on Crunchbase…

ScS Group plc is one of the UK’s leading retailers of fabric and leather sofas, carpets and flooring, occasional furniture. Read more aboutSofa Carpet Specialist on Crunchbase…

Marcus Sawyerr

Global Head of Digital & Innovation / Senior Vice President @ The Adecco Group

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Marcus Sawyerr, global head of digital & innovation at The Adecco Group. Learn more about Marcus Sawyerr on Crunchbase…

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Andrew McGrath

Head of Digital Experience @ Thomson Reuters

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Andrew McGrath is the Head of Digital Experience at Refinitiv. Learn more about Andrew McGrath on Crunchbase…

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Oliver van Bilsen

Global Head of Digital – Retail, Fuels & Lubricants @ Shell Oil Company

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Oliver van Bilsen is the Global Head of Digital for Shell’s Retail, Fuels and Lubricants businesses. Shell operates the world’s largest branded retail fuels business with over 43,000 retail outlets and 25 million customers served every day, and is the world’s #1 global lubricants supplier with operations in over 70 countries. He is responsible for ensuring Shell delivers a world-class digital customer experience for drivers, B2B customers and employees and oversees all aspects of digital including digital communications, websites, mobile including mobile payments and loyalty, social, eCommerce, connected car and connected store. Oliver joined Shell in 2010 to establish its global digital marketing function for Lubricants and to lead the digital transformation for this business. In his role, he focused on building digital capability in key areas such as digital campaign development, digital media, redesigning the websites across 50+ countries, CRM, mobile, tracking and analytics, and growing local market skills & competencies. During his tenure, Shell was recognized with 6 global creative and media awards, was the first to launch a global oil selector tool for 126 markets on both web and mobile, and led the Shell Digital Council bringing together Shell’s retail, lubricants, corporate and recruitment businesses under a single digital program. In 2015, he became the Global Head of Digital for Shell Retail as well as Lubricants. Prior to Shell, Oliver worked for Yahoo!, Castrol, Coca-Cola, Avis and Motorola and has lived and worked in the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and the UK. At Yahoo!, Oliver was the Marketing Manager for the UK & Ireland where he was responsibility for marketing and communications for the Yahoo! brand as well as its key properties including Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Eurosport, Yahoo! Answers, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Search and Yahoo! Homepage. Oliver is an experienced digital technologist with firm marketing roots who is happiest with one foot in marketing communications and the other developing the future customer experience. He earned a BA in International Business from Bristol Business School, UWE and has a post-graduate degree in Digital Marketing from the Institute of Direct Marketing. Learn more about Oliver van Bilsen on Crunchbase…

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Colin Bennett

Head of Digital Distribution, Global @ GAM Investments

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Colin Bennett is Head of Digital Distribution (Global) at GAM Investments. An innovative and transformational senior manager whose 20 years Asset Management experience has spanned a number of senior positions across Technology, Investment, Operations, Marketing and Distribution functions. He joined GAM Investments in March 1998, is a Chartered member of the British Computer Society and holds a degree in Engineering and Business Management from the University of Surrey. Co-Author of The WealthTech book (2018), he also holds a certificate in future commerce from MIT Fintech and is currently studying for a diploma in Digital Leadership at the Warwick Business School. He is based in London. Learn more about Colin Bennett on Crunchbase…

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Tim Buchanan

Group Head of Digital @ Hiscox

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Tim Buchanan has managed digital strategy and change delivery for enterprise and start-up brands across the UK, Europe and Latin America. As Group Head of Digital at Hiscox, Tim looks at how to best implement digital marketing, e-commerce and operational effectiveness across multiple customer, product and geographic markets. Learn more about Tim Buchanan on Crunchbase…

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Cristy Garratt

Head of Digital Video & Social Media, International @ CNBC

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Cristy Garratt is the Head of Digital Video and Social Media at CNBC International, based in the leading business and financial news network’s London headquarters. Cristy is responsible for the network’s original digital video content and social media channels, managing a team of multimedia journalists, graphic designers, camera operators and social media producers in London and Singapore. She has been with CNBC since 2015, and has since launched new digital video series such Life Hacks Live and CNBC Explains and has overseen triple digit growth for its social channels. Prior to CNBC, Cristy worked at ITN Productions as Digital Editor and Communities and Engagement Manager and before that, as a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor at WTOL 11 in Toledo, Ohio. Cristy holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the Medill School at Northwestern University, where she served as president of the university’s chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Learn more about Cristy Garratt on Crunchbase…

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Doug Swan

Head of Digital Delivery @ Ocean Outdoor

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Ocean is a media advertising company specialized in designing iconic landmark large-format digital banners in super-premium locations. Read more aboutOcean Outdoor on Crunchbase…

Jose Gomes

Head of Digital Product @ Proportunity

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Proportunity is a financial services organisation made possible by technology. Read more aboutProportunity on Crunchbase…

Hayley Cochrane

Head Of Digital @ MailOnline

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Hayley heads up the digital team at Mail Advertising, the UK’s no.1 newsbrand. With 14 years’ experience working in media and technology for both publishers and platforms, she excels at developing content and data-driven solutions which build meaningful connections between marketers and consumers. Prior to her current role, Hayley lead the digital sales team and strategy at Hearst UK, where she drove the publisher’s digital transformation. Hayley’s true understanding of the power of content and the needs of marketers, combined with the latest trends in the effective use of data and technology, gives her the unique ability to blend art and science for the benefit of brands and customers. Learn more about Hayley Cochrane on Crunchbase…

MailOnline is an English-language newspaper website that offers information about world news, entertainment, celebrity news, and more. Read more aboutMailOnline on Crunchbase…

Euan Mills

Head of Digital Planning @ Catapult

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Euan Mills is the Head of Digital Planning at Connected Places Catapult where he co-leads a programme of work looking at how new technology can help us plan cities better. Prior to this he spent 16 years working in the built environment industry. Six of these were spent providing design advice to the Mayor of London and his planning team, contributing towards a number of key planning policy and research documents and negotiating major development proposals on behalf of the Mayor. Prior to his time at City Hall he worked as an urban designer at Urban Initiatives, developing masterplans and design codes; and East Architects working on public realm and regeneration strategies. He also set up the Chatsworth Road Neighbourhood Forum and is a visiting lecturer at a number of universities, and has written articles and spoken at conferences on the impact of technology on cities. Learn more about Euan Mills on Crunchbase…

Catapults are not-for-profit, independent physical centres which connect businesses with the UK’s research and academic communities. Read more aboutCatapult on Crunchbase…

Patrick Kelly

Head Of Digital, ITV Commercial @ ITV

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ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. Read more aboutITV on Crunchbase…

David Gyertson

Head Of Digital @ Earnest

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Emma Tyson

Head of Digital & Creative Services @ Tigerbond

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Tigerbond formed from a management buyout of the UK’s independent PR, social, digital marketing, and creative agency. Read more aboutTigerbond on Crunchbase…

Kevin Powell

Head of Digital Marketing @ The Office Group

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A UK-based provider of flexible office space. Read more aboutThe Office Group on Crunchbase…

Freddie Savundra

Head of Digital @ SPF Private Clients

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Freddie Savundra is the head of digital of SPF Private Clients. Learn more about Freddie Savundra on Crunchbase…

SPF Private Clients providers of financial services advice to affluent and high net worth individuals. Read more aboutSPF Private Clients on Crunchbase…

Gian Caprini

Head of Digital Marketing, EAN @ Expedia

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I'm excited to announce my first article for @sejournal is now live! JavaScript is becoming ever more prominent on the websites we manage. Rather than fearing it, it's important to understand exactly what JS is and how it impacts search. Learn more here 👇 https://www.searchenginejournal.com/javascript-fundamentals-cheat-sheet/

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Leigh Calton

Head of Digital Products and Strategy @ BMI Group

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BMI Group is a manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing solutions. Read more aboutBMI Group on Crunchbase…

Lloyd Dean

Head of Digital and Innovative Learning @ EDF Energy

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EDF Energy is a producer of low-carbon electricity that has 35 wind farms – including two off-shore. Read more aboutEDF Energy on Crunchbase…

Rab Scott

Head of Digital @ Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

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AMRC is a world-class centre for advanced machining and materials research for aerospace and other high-value manufacturing sectors. Read more aboutAdvanced Manufacturing Research Centre on Crunchbase…

Genevieve Kangurs

Head of Digital Experience and Adoption @ TSB Banking Group

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Genevieve joined TSB in 2016 to lead the Bank’s mobile programme – including the launch of TSB’s new mobile app for retail customers. She previously spent 10 years working in a number of roles across Barclays building strong, inclusive and sustainable teams. She is a digital specialist and an agile evangelist and excels at accelerating cultural change. Genevieve lives in Leicestershire with her husband, two young sons and their dog, Margot. Learn more about Genevieve Kangurs on Crunchbase…

TSB Banking Group provides various banking products and services to personal and small business customers in the United Kingdom. Read more aboutTSB Banking Group on Crunchbase…

Tim Macivor

Head of Digital Transformation @ Magnet Ltd

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Magnet Limited manufactures, retails, and installs kitchen products. Read more aboutMagnet Ltd on Crunchbase…

Louise Brett

Head of Digital & Customer Analytics @ Deloitte Digital

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Owen O Neill

Global Head of Digital People Solutions @ Bupa

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Bupa is an international healthcare group, serving over 22 million customers in over 190 countries. Read more aboutBupa on Crunchbase…

Anand Narayanan

Head of Digital @ Panasonic

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Michael Johnson

Head of Digital Construction & Building Operations @ Cadline

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Hannah Mathias

Head of Digital Education Services @ University of the West of England

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Raj Mack

Head of Digital Birmingham @ Digital Birmingham

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🏥The Tories have no proper plans to get NHS waiting lists down and make sure people can access their GP.

🌹Labour will defend our NHS and make sure that people can get the treatment they need, when they need it.

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Raj Mack is head of Digital Birmingham, a city wide partnership which aims to accelerate digital investment and opportunities for both businesses and citizens. Its key areas of focus include; attracting digital infrastructure and investment, improving digital skills and capabilities, and stimulating digital innovation and the smart city activities. As Head, Raj works with local, national and international partners and organisations to shape and influence digital and smart city strategies and policies and .is responsible for the delivery of a portfolio of digital projects and programmes ranging from digital infrastructure to innovative and cutting edge smart projects, activities and applications to support both public services, businesses as well as increasing digital inclusion for citizens. Learn more about Raj Mack on Crunchbase…

A city wide partnership which aims to accelerate digital investment and opportunities for both businesses and citizens. Read more aboutDigital Birmingham on Crunchbase…

Katie King

Head of Digital Transformation @ DLA Ignites

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Katie King is a recognised international expert, author and keynote speaker in artificial intelligence, as well as digital transformation. She is also a frequent commentator on BBC TV and radio, and has delivered two TEDx presentations. Katie has recently written a book on AI in Marketing for publisher Kogan Page, to be published in January 2019. Katie is CEO of AI in Marketing, Managing Director of Zoodikers, and co-founder of AI in FM. She has a Masters Degree – an MBA, and a degree in languages, as well as a Diploma in Marketing. Her marketing and consultancy career spans 29 years, and in that time she has advised and trained numerous global brands. Learn more about Katie King on Crunchbase…

DLA Ignites experts in social media strategy, social selling and social media management. Read more aboutDLA Ignites on Crunchbase…

Richard Cooper

Head Of Digital @ Canada Life

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In the latest from the @FinancialTimes our Technical Director notes due to the rising cost of living many workers are halting their pension contributions - but even a temporary pause to pensions means risking thousands of pounds. Read in full: https://on.ft.com/3JU7Y9k

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Canada Life looks after retirement, investments, Estate Planning, Wealth Management, Investing for Children, Flexible Life Plans. Read more aboutCanada Life on Crunchbase…

Jacob Nielsen

Head of Digital Lab @ Danske Spil

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Dalibor Vavruska

Global Head of Digital Connectivity Strategy and CEEMEA Telecom Research @ Citibank

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Data governance poses probably the greatest ever human-made societal challenge in history, and it is currently subject to intense policy debates. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzFHFAKWD4Y&feature=youtu.be

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Dalibor Vavruska is a Managing Director, Global Head of Digital Connectivity Strategy and CEEMEA Telecom research at Citigroup in London. Dalibor currently leads digital connectivity strategy research at Citigroup, which focuseson predicting industry trends and trend changes in telecommunications and related industries. His strategy work focuses on topics ranging from telecom transformation, regulatory and industry models, infrastructure separation, fibre networks, net neutrality, relationship between telecoms and tech up to spectrum management and dynamic spectrum allocation. Last year, Dalibor proposed his DIGITECCS (DIGItal TEChnology, Connectivity and Service) transformation concept for telecoms and other industries, calling for deeper communications infrastructure sharing and more differentiation in technology and services. Dalibor’s transformational ideas are currently being pursued by telecom operators, investors and policymakers in emerging markets, Europe and beyond. This includes for example Italy, Turkey, Russia and Saudi Arabia. Dalibor is a regular speaker at industry events such as the FTTH Conference Europe and TMT Finance World Congress. In the past years he has made several contributions to events organised by the European Parliament and the European Commission during the process of formation of Europe’s new digital legislation. Learn more about Dalibor Vavruska on Crunchbase…

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Paul Zanelli

Head Of Digital @ UK Bathroom Store

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UK Bathroom Store is a retail e-commerce outlet that provides high-quality bathroom fixtures, furniture, taps, showers, and baths. Read more aboutUK Bathroom Store on Crunchbase…

Michael Sacks

Head of Digital Learning Strategy @ CCL Academy

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Jack Churchill

Head of Digital Content Creation & Co-Founder @ Rich Tea

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Jack Churchill, co-founder of Rich Tea Films, a video production company priding itself on being problem solvers, creating big and bold narrative driven visual stories. Working directly with brands and agencies to create content for campaigns and projects, both internal and external. With previous experience in Ogilvy Labs, the agency’s in-house R&D team, and a continued exploration in 360 video creation across the whole workflow. Jack is keen to push forward within this ever changing world, using his background in post production and innovation to inform his decision making with 360 video for all his clients. Learn more about Jack Churchill on Crunchbase…

Rich Tea Films Their purpose is to make the impossible, possible. Read more aboutRich Tea on Crunchbase…

Tom Macdonald

Head of Digital Operations @ Ninja Tune

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Ninja Tune is an independent record label based in London, England, Read more aboutNinja Tune on Crunchbase…

Gemma Cameron

Head of Digital Technology Practice @ Co-op

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Software developer, event organiser, Queen Bee of the Manchester Tech scene. Interested in testing, conversations, users and domain. Learn more about Gemma Cameron on Crunchbase…

Co-op, home to Food, Insurance, Funeralcare, Legal Services and Electrical Read more aboutCo-op on Crunchbase…

Esther O’Sullivan

Head of Digital Strategy, British Medical Journal (BMJ) @ The Medic App

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Esther O’Sullivan is Head of Digital Strategy for BMJ. She has worked for BMJ for the past eight years, starting as the Manager of Online Strategy, then moved to designing and delivering the organisational wide Digital Strategy. Before that she worked in the charity sector for Oxfam and The Princess Royal Trust for Carers. One of her key beliefs is that technology should primarily be used to create leaner and more effective processes resulting in more time for the key human interactions to take place. Learn more about Esther O’Sullivan on Crunchbase…

The Medic App gives you the ability to schedule medication reminders and track your adherence. Read more aboutThe Medic App on Crunchbase…

Stephen Wileman

Head Of Digital Learning @ South Staffordshire College

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Daniel Young

Head Of Digital Experience @ EasyJet

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Daniel Young is the head of digital experience at easyJet. Learn more about Daniel Young on Crunchbase…

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Mat Morrisson

Global Head of Digital @ Porter Novelli

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Mat offers advisory services and senior counsel to digital marketing agencies and marketing tech businesses. He brings the experience of almost two decades working in digital marketing; during which time he’s held senior roles and sat on the board in Digital agencies, PR agencies and Media agencies, and set up two consultancy businesses. He’s a data nerd: particularly interested in ways brands can extract meaningful information from social media channels, and how they can put this to use. He’s been both Head of Social Media at Starcom MediaVest Group, and Global Head of Digital Planning for the Omnicom Group communications agency, Porter Novelli. Having previously worked at AKQA and Tribal DDB, he was also one of the founders of the social media strategy consultancy RMM. You can also find him on Twitter as @mediaczar, on LinkedIn and SlideShare. If you really must collect them all, there’s also his Google+ profile. Learn more about Mat Morrisson on Crunchbase…

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Stanley Louw

Head of Digital and Innovation @ Avanade

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Stanley leads Digital Workplace Experience and Innovation in the UK, where he assists industry leaders with navigating the increasing pace of change by focusing on digital disruption in the workplace, employee-centricity and innovation. Learn more about Stanley Louw on Crunchbase…

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Michaela Kurkiewicz

Head of Digital Technology Operations @ Co-op

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Michaela Kurkiewicz is the Head of Digital Technology Operations at Co-op. Learn more about Michaela Kurkiewicz on Crunchbase…

Co-op, home to Food, Insurance, Funeralcare, Legal Services and Electrical Read more aboutCo-op on Crunchbase…

Simon Foster

Head of Digital Marketing @ Compare Hospitality

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Compare Hospitality provides corporate hospitality packages. Read more aboutCompare Hospitality on Crunchbase…

Eric Mackay

Head of Digital @ Warner Music Group

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Eric Mackay is the EVP, Global Digital Strategy at Warner Chappell Music Publishing Learn more about Eric Mackay on Crunchbase…

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Paul Cooper

Head Of Digital Marketing @ Capita Customer Mgt

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Capital Customer Mgt is a consulting, digital services & software business obsessed with creating a better world. Read more aboutCapita Customer Mgt on Crunchbase…

Chris Beavis

Head of Digital @ MyHealthPal

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My Health Pal is a powerful digital companion that enables people with long-term health conditions. Read more aboutMyHealthPal on Crunchbase…

Luke Rees

Head of Digital @ AccuraCast

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AccuraCast is a digital marketing agency based in London, UK. Read more aboutAccuraCast on Crunchbase…

Russ Graham

Head of Digital and Social Media @ Lansons

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Russ is the head of digital and social media for integrated communication agency Lansons. He has 15 years’ experience across agency and in-house roles at the likes of Santander & Nationwide. Russ now oversees digital and social strategy for a range of B2C and B2B clients across a number of areas; Marketing, Sponsorship, Customer Services, Internal Communications, Crisis Management and Brand & Reputation Management. Learn more about Russ Graham on Crunchbase…

Lansons is a full service strategic consultancy, specialising in corporate, media and political communications. Read more aboutLansons on Crunchbase…

Phillip Harrison

Head of Digital Process @ Fifth-9

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Phillip leads the consulting department of Fifth-9 focusing on frontier technologies such as RPA, AI and Blockchain. He has worked within the IoT space for over 10 years and specailises in identifying clients technological pain points and then identifies, shapes and delivers solutions using the Fifth-9 Digital+ product suite to resolve them. As a thought and industry leaders he has advised MPs, Lords and multinational corporations regards blockchain and their real world usecases. He is a member of the Retail Blockchain Consortium (RBC), Governmental Blockchain Association (GBA) and London Blockchain Foundation (LBCF). Learn more about Phillip Harrison on Crunchbase…

Fifth9 is a disruptive tech company offering management consulting services. Read more aboutFifth-9 on Crunchbase…

Lilia Dikova

Head Of Digital @ Bionic

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Bionic is the smart way for SMEs to get their business essentials sorted, with tech-enabled human experts. Read more aboutBionic on Crunchbase…

Robin Christopherson

Head of Digital Inclusion @ AbilityNet

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Robin Christopherson Widely recognised as a leading expert on accessibility and digital inclusion, Robin Christopherson of leading UK tech charity AbilityNet will explore the ‘mental 180’ we all need to undergo when it comes to considering accessibility in this mobile-first world. Robin is a regular inspirational speaker at a wide range of events in Europe and the US, raising awareness of the power and potential of technology to transform people’s lives. His work was recently recognised with the award of an MBE in the 2017 Queen’s new-year honour’s list for services to digital inclusion. Learn more about Robin Christopherson on Crunchbase…

AbilityNet is a UK charity helping disabled adults and children to use computers and the internet to change their lives at work. Read more aboutAbilityNet on Crunchbase…

Ceri Balston

Head of Digital @ SCOPE

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Ceri Balston is the Head of Digital at Scope and Co-Founder of Baobab Avenue. Learn more about Ceri Balston on Crunchbase…

SCOPE is the UK’s leading learning disability support charity Read more aboutSCOPE on Crunchbase…

Mario Theodorou

Head of Digital @ AB Communications

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Mario is an experienced digital director and evangelist. As Head of Digital at News International – one of the UK’s oldest and biggest newspaper Groups – Mario was instrumental in helping this traditional media organization embrace the power of all things web. Mario went on to start his own digital creative agency, developing the digital and social media strategies for a number of household brands, before investing in a variety of digital, influencer and technology agencies. Mario recently joined AB to help a diverse range of organizations explore the benefits of digital, social and mobile technology. Learn more about Mario Theodorou on Crunchbase…

AB Communications helps organizations reach their full potential by engaging, informing, and inspiring their audiences. Read more aboutAB Communications on Crunchbase…

Sanj Surati

Head of Digital and Innovation @ Village

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A Creative Communications Agency offering Core Communications, Creative Content, Digital Innovation & Influencer Connections. Read more aboutVillage on Crunchbase…

Krissie Barrick

Head of Digital Influencing @ SCOPE

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💡 Energy prices will rise again on 1 October, but there’s no more support coming from Government.

Disabled people were failed by Government during Covid, and it’s happening again.

Our lives are not expendable.
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Krissie Barrick is the head of digital influencing at Scope. Learn more about Krissie Barrick on Crunchbase…

SCOPE is the UK’s leading learning disability support charity Read more aboutSCOPE on Crunchbase…

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