Fujitsu UK & Ireland Leadership Team
HEAD OF EMEIA, CSVP FUJITSU
Duncan was appointed Head of Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, and Corporate Senior Vice President, Fujitsu in April 2014. He joined Fujitsu in 2009 as Managing Director for the Company's private sector business, and as a consequence of his success in this role, was promoted to the role of Chief Executive, UK & Ireland in April 2011, subsequently leading the organisation through a sustained period of profitable growth. Duncan is an industry veteran with over 25 years’ experience of the IT services and technology market, including senior leadership roles with HP and Unisys.
Ella joined Fujitsu in 2000, having gained experience in managing complex HR issues whilst working for a major charity in the voluntary sector. Joining as an HR Manager for the PFI and Functional Shared Services, Ella spent time in various business units before being appointed HR Director in Core Services in 2005. From 2006 Ella led Fujitsu's lean-based continuous improvement programme before being appointed HR Director, UK & Ireland, in April 2009.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
With 13 years' experience in IT services in various leadership roles, Gavin joined Fujitsu in 2009 and is accountable for working across the Executive team to ensure Fujitsu achieves its business targets and driving company-wide change programmes and initiatives.
Before moving into the IT sector, Gavin spent 13 years in aviation, working in over twenty countries leading the sales, design, build and implementation of numerous infrastructure and technology projects. He also advised foreign governments on legal and regulatory compliance and institutional change.
Gavin strongly believes that a company can do well by doing good and as Chair of its CSR Board is helping Fujitsu to make a significant contribution to society. He is a member of BITC’s Community Investment Leadership Team and is a member of the Presidents Club of the Business Forum on Disability.
MARKETING DIRECTOR, FUJITSU UK & IRELAND
Simon is an experienced Marketing leader, having held senior roles with some of the UK’s strongest brands, including Virgin, Post Office and Thomas Cook. In addition to leading Fujitsu’s Marketing team in the UK and Ireland, Simon is Chairman of the social enterprise TSBC; a NED at Coventry University, and secretary to the Armed Forces Committee for the Worshipful Company of Marketors.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Steve was appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer, UK & Ireland, in April 2009. Steve joined Fujitsu Services from ICL in April 2002 as Finance Director for the Company's newly-formed service delivery organisation. Working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, Steve assisted with the design and implementation of the Fujitsu Services business model and was instrumental in developing significant cost improvement plans that underpinned the successful turnaround of the former ICL business.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – PUBLIC SECTOR
Steven has held a wide range of strategic roles across both public and private sectors since joining Fujitsu from BAeSema in 1996. Appointed Executive Director for Public Sector for Fujitsu UK & Ireland in April 2014, Steven is now responsible for leading the company’s business with its impressive portfolio of clients across Central Government, Local and Devolved Government and Transport. In this role, he leads a team of over 1300 people and spearheads the delivery of a wide range of essential business services to government. Educated at Henley Management College (MBA) and the University of Surrey (Physics), Steven brings a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience to the team.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – DEFENCE & NATIONAL SECURITY
Tim has held a wide range of board-level roles in the Company since joining ICL in 1979, including the leadership of several major UK and international Business Units. Following Fujitsu’s acquisition of ICL, Tim headed up the Company’s Offshore Development and Global Bids organisations, before being appointed Business Unit Director for Defence & National Security in 2011. Tim joined the main board of Fujitsu UK & Ireland in April 2014. Tim is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Member of the Institute of Directors.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT GROUP
Michael is the Executive Director for Technology Products Group - the team responsible for Fujitsu’s infrastructure products and solutions business in the UK & Ireland. Michael joined Fujitsu in March 2006 as a Business Unit Director in our UK Government Division, before taking on responsibility for our technology solutions business.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BUSINESS & APPLICATION SERVICES GROUP
After earning a first-class honours degree in 1994, Helen joined Fujitsu (then ICL) on the graduate programme. Helen gained experience in a number of areas, including HR and Finance, before being appointed as Service Manager for a major European financial services customer. Before moving to her current role, Helen ran Fujitsu’s UK service desk operations.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, FUJITSU (IRELAND)
Regina began her career as an Electronics Engineer with Amdahl where she was co-founder of the services and consulting group. In 1997, Regina co-founded DMR Consulting Ireland where she held the role of Director of Operations responsible for Project Delivery. From there, she moved to DMR Consulting, which became Fujitsu Consulting and subsequently merged with Fujitsu Services in April 2004 and Fujitsu Siemens in April 2009. Regina was appointed COO of Fujitsu Services Ireland in August 2006 and MD of Fujitsu Ireland in May 2009. Regina holds an MBA from Dublin City University.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - PRIVATE SECTOR
With responsibility for growing Fujitsu’s business across the UK private sector, Paul is focused on developing our market presence across key vertical markets, including Financial Services and Retail, and helping our clients to benefit from Fujitsu’s broad range of offerings. Paul joined Fujitsu in 2010, having gained extensive experience in a number of senior European sales and business management roles with HP. Paul was appointed to the Executive Board of Fujitsu UK & Ireland in 2011 as Sales and Marketing Director, before taking up his current role in 2012.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COMMERCIAL, LEGAL & ASSURANCE
David gained an LLB Honours degree in Law from King’s College, London. He trained as a solicitor with London law firm Bird & Bird, before joining STC plc as Legal Adviser. In 1991, STC plc was acquired by Nortel where he remained until 2001 rising to European General Counsel, responsible for the Legal, Commercial and IP business of Nortel in EMEA. He then joined CMS Cameron McKenna, a London law firm, as a partner in the Technology and Media Group where he was involved in a number of major transactions. David joined Fujitsu in March 2007 and worked in the Private Sector Division. He was appointed Legal & Commercial Director for UK & Ireland in October 2009.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – NETWORKS & TELECOMS
Appointed Executive Director for Networks & Telecoms in April 2014, Catherine is responsible for leading and driving growth in the combined Fujitsu UK & Ireland/FTEL networks business. Catherine has an impressive track record of delivering business transformation and cultural change for global ICT organisations. Previously COO of Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe, where she ran a £150 million business employing over 1800 people, Catherine joined Fujitsu from Unisys, where she held a number of senior leadership roles at both COO and CEO level. Catherine is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA).
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BUSINESS AND APPLICATION SERVICES
Nigel has 25 years experience in the IT industry and over 20 years managing the delivery of large IT contracts in general management roles. Nigel joined Fujitsu in 2007 and has held senior roles in both the Public Sector and Hosting, Networks and Security divisions. He was appointed as an Executive Director of Fujitsu UK and Ireland in April 2014 and now leads a division with over 1400 people.
Nigel joined Fujitsu from Atos Origin, having previously spent 12 years at Sema Group before its acquisition by Atos in 2004. Nigel started his IT career with IBM, following a five year spell with Matsushita Electric (Panasonic), including a year working in Japan. Nigel was educated at Leeds Grammar School and Emmanuel College, Cambridge (MA).