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OUR PEOPLE

At Coeus, we are confident that our people represent everything that’s great about consultancy.

As a pre-requisite, all our people have industry leading IT knowledge and hands-on experience gained from working inside a wide range of industry sectors and business types.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Ben Barry

Ben is a business and IT transformation professional with over 20 years' experience in consulting and management roles. Previously he was Director, CIO Advisory at KPMG, and has also held roles at Xantus Consulting and Capgemini. He has coached and led senior clients on strategy development through to transformation and benefits delivery. 

James Cockroft

James is an IT outsourcing and transformation professional, and his experience includes 20 years as a consultant with companies such as KPMG, Xantus Consulting and Mason. James has a proven track record in advising and coaching organisations on large complex global outsourcing deals, IT transformation and strategy.

Rob Walker

Rob has extensive experience in the IT industry, with a rounded blend of leadership in end user organisations and consultancy, and has held the role of IS Transformation Director at both Diageo and Serco. Over the last 12 years, he has lead a number of 1st and 2nd generation transition and transformation programmes that helped drive large change initiatives.

OUR EXPERTS

Yalini Selvarajah

Yalini is our Data & Analytics lead. Yalini has 12+ years of industry experience helping businesses achieve their goals using data. She has worked with various levels within organisations, building and implementing data strategies & roadmaps and organisational change to helping them utilise & optimise their data across a range of business activities such as sales, forecasting, pricing, marketing, and supporting merger activity. Yalini brings a broad set of skills through her experience working on a diverse range of projects in global roles in the publishing, media, retail & energy sectors – primarily focused on using data and technology.

Michael Ward

Michael is our Commercial Management lead. He has developed industry-leading research into the drivers of IT value, and his work has won the Global Sourcing Association’s “Award for Value Creation”. He has more than 25 years experience in IT and specialises in helping organisations drive and improve value from its IT investments. He is passionate about commercialising IT and transforming the role of IT in the modern enterprise. He has built cost models for some of the largest global organisations, and used this transparency to identify and deliver cost savings of up to 30% in some cases. View his approach to IT Cost Transparency here.

Alex Millard

Alex is our Service Integration & Operational Excellence lead. He brings more than 15 years of experience in delivering IT Transformations, specialising in SIAM operating models, service management and operational reviews.  Alex is highly skilled at identifying opportunities, developing business cases and generating support and engagement with business stakeholders at C-Level and Board. His experience includes the creation of business architecture and Target Operating Models  and delivering project / programme management to integrate new services and systems for large-scale multi-vendor environments.

Andrew Patterson

Andrew is our Change Management lead. His experience comes through both large transformation programs and agile delivery. With years of experience acting as both a scrum master in a traditional agile programmes, and as a 'master' scrum master in a scaled agile environment, he helps deliver change while supporting the required learning and coaching that is required for true business change. His strengths include data analysis, process mapping, agile development and stakeholder management. 

Pranav Vaidya

Pranav is our Technology & Architecture lead.  He has over 15 years of diverse experience in technology-led business transformation and global software development and delivery. He has a strong commercial mind backed by technology driven vision to convert end user requirements into strategic and cost-effective technology solutions. Working at CxO level Pranav has designed and delivered IT strategy and roadmap helping organisations deliver value from their app development & technology architecture.

Reka Pecsi

Reka is our Operating Model lead. Reka brings 12 years of experience in delivering SIAM operating models and specialises in service management and operational reviews. She has "hands on" experience of large-scale multi-vendor service delivery operations managing internal and external resources. Reka is also skilled in the development & delivery of business and technology strategy, EBITDA/ ROI objectives for major programmes and  managing stakeholders / monitoring transformation results.

Danielle Pearson

Danni is our Business Architecture lead. She is an experienced consultant, having honed her skills from working at large consulting firms such as Accenture and Deloitte and from her time as an in-house strategic consultant for a global education charity. She is passionate about supporting businesses to adapt to change and empowering them to own their own roadmaps to success. She has experience across the lifecycle from strategy to execution and has supported clients across multiple industries, both nationally and internationally.

Diana Murguia-Barrios

Diana is our Sourcing lead. She is an experienced and highly motivated management professional with over 8 years' experience in strategy & business planning, process & operational improvement, and sourcing & vendor management for private and public sector clients. Diana is proficient at working in fast-paced and dynamic environments dealing with complex technical matters. She has excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills and an ability to identify and address clients’ business needs.