Public Sector Sessions
For our customers in public sector, we will be offering some special sessions covering some of the ways in which we are driving innovation in government, healthcare and citizen engagement.
Reimagining Government Shared Services
Fujitsu is playing a major role in support of the UK Government Shared Services Strategy, a ten year endeavour that envisions a future where the delivery of citizen services from government is essentially enhanced by the shared services provided to the civil servants delivering them. The strategy will require the wholesale transformation of backend processes moving to more proactive, accessible, intelligent and automated services – delivering efficiency and value, convergence around processes and data as well as anticipating the end user needs of more than half a million end users and their colleagues in central government and beyond.
Georgina O'Toole is Chief Analyst at TechMarketView, a role that encompasses thought leadership and business development. Georgina joined TechMarketView as a Research Director for PublicSectorViews in February 2010. She is a respected industry analyst known for her commentary on the UK software and IT services market and for her in depth knowledge of the public sector, having primarily focused on the sector for the last twelve years. Before joining TechMarketView, Georgina was Practice Leader for Ovum’s Geographies & Industries practice (alongside Tola Sargeant) where she was responsible for Ovum’s government research globally. Prior to joining Ovum, Georgina was a business analyst for CMG (now Logica) working for a variety of clients in the transport & logistics and telecoms sectors. Georgina has a BSc in Management Sciences from the University of Southampton.
Libby is a Senior Advisor for Fujitsu’s Government Shared Services practice advising clients in setting the strategic direction for their Cloud transformation programmes. She was formerly a Director in PwC’s Consulting practice and before that the Financial Controller for the UK Home Office. Libby has spent the last 13 years working in leadership roles across strategy, policy, systems design and delivery, operational delivery and transformation across all aspects of Corporate Services within the Canadian and UK civil service. Libby brings a unique perspective to her work having spent the first several years of her career working in International Trade Policy and Border Management for the Canada Border Services Agency working with industry, foreign governments and international organisations. Libby is a chartered CIPFA accountant, a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).
Anton has worked for Oracle for over 20 years across different parts of the business, including Consulting, Technology and Applications roles at individual contributor, management and sales leadership levels. He has also worked across a range of different industries within the UK and Europe.
Time away from work is prioritised on having as much fun as possible!
Using Low Code Approach to Deliver Digital Transformation
From remote co-creation using the Fujitsu Virtual Digital Transformation Centre to application delivery, via Fujitsu’s Multi-Experience Development (MXD) Services, find out more about our approach to end-2-end transformation using Outsystems, showcasing the work we have done helping to digitally transform charity, Rock 2 Recovery.
Charlie spent 29 years in the Royal Marines where he saw active service in the Falklands, Balkans and Afghanistan. He retired in 2005 and became the CEO of the Royal Marines Association for seven years. He then became Master of the Charterhouse in London (the oldest Protestant Charity in the country) in 2012 for six years. He enjoyed both charities. He moved back to Devon in 2017 to pursue a life of leisure only to find that he could not afford it. However, as a trustee of the Royal Marines Charity, he had become very interested in the work that Rock2Recovery was doing with distressed veterans and their families. Three years later he is doing everything in Rock2Recovery that nobody else wants to do.
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Colin Ferguson is Regional Vice President for OutSystems in the UKI and most recently enjoyed leadership roles at Datastax and Splunk. Colin is now transferring his leadership experience to OutSystems overseeing the regions customer relationships, strategy and business expansion.
Accelerating Drug Discovery from 15 Months to 7 Weeks
Drug Discovery is time-consuming and expensive process, taking years and costing billions. In this session, we’ll be exploring how co-creation partnerships are innovating to disrupt and re-imagine the pharmaceutical industry right now, through the power of quantum-inspired optimisation.
Throughout his career, Patrick has focused on how digital technology can be a force for good. He is recognised as a digital innovator and trusted advisor in digital transformation. He is a member of TechUK’s Public Sector Board and Accessible Tech Board and was appointed by the Department for Work and Pensions as the Tech Sector disability champion with a mission enabled by technology to empower people with disabilities and improve access to employment and services.
Patrick has over 20 years’ experience of helping transform public services working for organisations such as Steria, BT, HPE and more recently Fujitsu. He is passionate about using the power of data to make public services simpler and better, aligned to the individual needs of citizens and communities.
Ellen is a Quantum-Inspired Optimisation Consultant, she has been on the graduate scheme at Fujitsu for a year after completing a Master’s degree in Physics. Ellen uses Fujitsu’s quantum-inspired Digital Annealer to solve optimisation problems across various industries. Currently Ellen is working on the De Novo Drug Discovery platform, using the Digital Annealer to search a larger problem space much faster than current solutions.
Re-imagining Healthcare – What are the future tech trends?
Our panel of Healthcare experts will be exploring how the healthcare industry can look forward to activate the power of tech and build a resilient healthcare service.
As the Head of UK Healthcare at Fujitsu, Jamie is focused on how technology can be used to increase productivity and wellbeing for clinicians, improve the patient experience and strengthen the digital foundations for the NHS. Throughout his career, Jamie has been driven by how technology can be used as a force for good. This carry’s through to Jamie’s ambition in his current role to enable the NHS to unlock innovation through bringing together the right eco-system of partners to solve the NHS’ most complex challenges. Prior to this, Jamie has worked in the technology industry for over 14 years, supporting both Public and Private sector organisations. Jamie has been focused on helping public sector maximise service delivery using technology for the past 5 years.
Dean is responsible for ServiceNow’s relationship with the NHS across England, Scotland and Wales, where his purpose is to support the improvement of care and quality of life by connecting NHS teams, workflows, and systems to help create better outcomes for patients, clinicians and employees. This purpose has already helped several areas of the NHS significantly improve their ability to Modernise IT, Manage Data and Compliance and Boost staff productivity, while personalising the patient experience. Dean has worked in the technology industry since 1990 supporting both Public and Private sector organisations at organisations such as Siemens, NTT Data, Fujitsu, Microsoft and Gartner.
Kate joined Microsoft in August 2019 as the Account Director for the central NHS business for Microsoft in England which includes DHSC and all executive agencies and arm’s length bodies. She leads a team of specialists dedicated in partnering with central NHS customers in supporting the NHS to get the best possible value from their Microsoft investments while supporting their goals around ongoing digital transformation across the NHS. Kate has a 20-yr history of working with UK public sector customers to support their digital journeys and is passionate about breaking down barriers using technology to support better working, collaboration and productivity while also helping customers invest in the digital literacy of their employees.
Bringing passengers back to public transport in the new normal
With Covid restrictions lessening, and people settling into a new normal, there is still much to be done to encourage the public to repopulate public transport. Transport providers need to make passengers and customer facing staff feel safe whilst building resilience around coping with rising passenger volumes. The new normal has driven an appetite for more flexible ticketing as well as multi-modal journeys (particularly open air options such as cycling and walking).
A strategic business leader with a proven track record of developing transformation business in Transport and Public Sector.
He joined Fujitsu in 2013 as Client Executive in their Transport teams and leads the business with Transport Operators, regional government and relationships RDG and DfT.
Highlights have included the transforming on-train and on-station retailing, supporting the role out the smart under the STNR programme, and leading work on Account Based Travel.
Before this he was on secondment to DfT for 10 months designing and implementing their procurement group operating model across the DfT family and agencies.
Jacqueline Starr currently works as Chief Operating Officer at the Rail Delivery Group (RDG). RDG is a leadership organisation providing key services to the industry and facilitating transformation and strategic activity. Jac is a customer champion advocating change in support of evolving customer needs and has worked to introduce a near real time pan industry experience measurement system in support of this. Jac has previously held roles as MD of Customer in RDG, she has worked as an internal consultant as Director of Experience in Barclays Design Office, Head of Experience at O2 UK and Head of Customer Experience and Loyalty at Orange France. Jac also has a NED role on the Customer Board at LiveWest (Housing Association).
Tom is the Group Commercial Director for trentbarton and Kinchbus. Tom has been in the public transport industry for 12 years and has been with trentbarton for 10 of those years after joining the company on a graduate management training programme. Tom has worked in a number of different areas of the business from Depot Manager to Director of Service Delivery before starting his new role as Group Commercial Director from November 2019. Tom was also involved in the successful bidding process which saw the Tramlink Nottingham concession taking over operation of the Nottingham Tram Network. In Tom’s role he takes overall responsibility for Customer Services; Marketing & Communications; and the Commercial Department responsible for fares & ticketing and network development.
As Commercial Director at Abellio, Stewart is responsible for improving our customer experience proposition, and leads on our overarching brand and marketing strategy. Stewart graduated from London Metropolitan University with a BA(Hons) in Economics and Business Studies, and has held a number of commercial, product and marketing roles ever since. Prior to joining Abellio, he was Digital Commercial Director with Time Inc. UK – owner of publications such as Women & Home, Country Life and Ideal Home to name but a few. He also spent over 10 years with The Post Office, ending as Head of Marketing. Stewart sees that good public transport makes people's lives better and delivers economic benefit to the regions they live in, work in and serve – something he is proud to drive progress on.