Paul Rooney – Our Chief Information Officer
As CIO for the organisation, Paul has a wide reaching remit including executing the strategic technological direction of the Board & CEO and finding the right solutions to deliver the strategy.
He is responsible for the provision of stable and secure IT service, around the clock, to meet the needs and demands of our clients.
Paul’s remit also includes a change portfolio of programmes and projects, along with Cyber Security and the governance elements for IT, through his Office of the CIO team. As the Exec Sponsor for new business opportunities, Paul and a team of industry SMEs, explore provision of additional services for our existing client base, as well as welcoming potential new customers.
Paul has over 30 years of experience in technology within financial services, and started his career with NatWest. He has a strong background in technology and change delivery, having worked on significant programmes, such as Order Driven Markets through the London Stock Exchange Sequence Program, Y2K, RBS/NWB integration, introduction of SEPA payments, Faster Payments refresh and Sanctions and AML initiatives, and is currently leading iPSL’s strategic transformation to become a cloud business.
Paul originates from the North West but has spent much of the last 30 years in London. When he gets time away from work, he enjoys spending any free time golfing, walking his dog and is a very passionate football fan.