Chief Technology Officer, Wesfarmers
Strong focus on reducing cost, driving efficiency and utilising technology to drive revenue growth. Andrew is a highly motivated, enthusiastic results orientated senior executive who has been a Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer, a Senior Executive in FSI and a Senior Digital Program Manager in large high profile project delivery. He is well presented highly technical and articulate in managing key stakeholders and dealing with all levels of an organisation. He has strong interpersonal skills having managed large teams. With a good eye for detail he has an exceptional track record in delivering significant savings within projects and operations. He has worked extensively in the Big Data and Analytics space and is passionate about driving transparency back to business problems.
During his career he has delivered extensive strategy work for many clients looking at leveraging their end user computing, back office operations, enterprise systems and hosting solutions.
His experience has seen organisations moving core technologies to cloud services, such as ERP’s, to smaller and bespoke services, such as desktop applications, depending on corporate appetite and readiness for Cloud services.
He has dealt with environments with over 1200 applications in a financial trading room environment right down to medium size enterprises.
He is also competent in SLDC and testing frameworks.
Other skills include extensive project and program management and a breadth of experience in governance and risk frameworks and execution. Data Management and data science is also a subject matter that he is experienced and passionate about having implemented Data Management according to APRA standards and helped define the creation of the framework.