Andy Ward, Group Solutions Director at Servita, the Professional Services Company that enables clients across a wide range of industry sectors throughout the UK, the Middle East and Asia to achieve breakthrough results from large scale business transformation programmes.
As Servita Solutions Director, Andy is responsible for ensuring that new engagements across the globe start on the right technical footing; with the right objectives, the right organisation structures, roles and people, the right processes, products and tools and a sound, achievable plan of the required solution definition and delivery activities. Once this is all in place and operational Andy provides continual quality assurance and assistance with complex technical issues resolution helping to ensure that even the most challenging transformations are successfully delivered.
Andy brings a strong background in complex solutions definition and delivery and ongoing service management. He has over 30 years’ experience operating in central and local government, health, outsourcing, utilities and banking market sectors in and outside the UK. His breadth and depth of experience enables him to overcome a wide variety of challenges in a pragmatic manner, leading technical teams to collaborate with clients to ensure they maximise their investment in transformation programmes.
Andy has been instrumental to the success of a range of multimillion-pound programmes including BT’s NHS SPINE Programme and NHS Connecting for Health Secondary Use Service (SUS Programme).
Prior to joining Servita, Andy worked for i3it, ICL Fujitsu, Bull, EDS and HMRC in key technical consultant and management positions.
“The desire for effective business transformations has hugely emphasised the importance of continually assessing the suitability of new and enhanced technology. Organisations need to take care that before investing in the next ‘silver bullet’ technology they are content that it will deliver an acceptable return on investment within their specific business environment.”
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