Experienced in the planning and setting up of SCM systems for
organisations of any scale. Deep expertise with the Perforce
Experience of rapid company growth.
Good understanding of software development lifecycles from requirements
capture through delivery and customer support. Deep understanding
of SCM best practices.
Programming background with current expertise in Python.
Thirty five years of computer system management
experience in numerous environments.
Numerous engagements, mostly connected with the planning,
installation and introduction of Perforce SCM systems and defect
tracking integration to diverse companies.
Responsible for the architecture, implementation and support of
Symbian's SCM tools and processes. This included the provision of training
and consultancy to development teams and managing services based on
the Perforce SCM tool for software development, customer solutions and
Worked with external suppliers and licencees to improve their
Configuration Management and delivery processes.
Had a key role in strategic changes to the organisation including work
to progress to CMM level 3 and the implemenation of a Master Codeline
Team leader for Text and Internationalisation,
Symbian Software Limited,
- Led the team responsible for ensuring that Symbian OS was
fit for global adoption.
Responsibilities of the team included the creation of a new
text handling framework and font system including a
Front End Processor for entering pictographic text.
Facilitated the release of the full Unicode build of
the operating system.
Software engineer, Psion PLC, 1994-1997
Involved in the early development of the EPOC32 Operating
System and applications for Psion products such as
the Series5. This system was later renamed as
Organised the development of Psion's first web site.
Began liason with Psion's development partner in Japan to
facilitate the utilisation of EPOC in that region.
1973: BSc, University of London,
Physics and Computer Science.
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