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Year 
Roles 
Scrum 
Master 
Scrum 
Master 
Senior 
Scrum 
Master 
Agile 
Consultant 
Agile 
Principle 
Consultant 
Agile 
Enterprise 
Coach 
Agile 
Delivery 
Coach 
Agile 
Enterprise 
Coach 
Agile 
Delivery 
Coach 
Agile 
Delivery 
Coach 
Leadership 
Coach 
Agile 
Enterprise 
Coach 
 
 
 
 
Agile 
Coach 
Agile 
Coach 
 
 
Agile 
Delivery 
Coach 
 
Agile 
Enterpise 
Coach 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clients 
Helphire 
 
Screwfix 
SMS M&T 
Infosys 
 
Lloyds 
Banking 
Group (1) 
House 
of 
Fraser 
Lloyds 
Banking 
Group (3) 
Barlcays 
Bank 
Marks 
Spencer 
ITW UK 
Construction 
Products 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lloyds 
Banking 
Group (2) 
 
Wllgreens 
Boots 
Alliance 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Type 
Perm 
 
Contract 
Perm 
Perm 
 
Perm 
Contract 
Contract 
Contract 
Contract 
Contract 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sectors 
Insurance 
 
Online 
Retail 
Online 
Gambling 
IT  
Telecoms 
Banking 
Banking 
Banking 
Banking 
Online 
Retail 
Construction 
 
 
 
 
IT 
 
 
 
 
 
IT 
 
 
YEAR 
ROLES 
Scrum Master 
Scrum Master 
Senior Scrum Master 
Agile Consultant / Agile Coach 
Agile Principle Consultant / Agile Coach 
Agile Enterprise Coach 
Agile Delivery Coach 
Agile Enterprise Coach / Agile Delivery Coach 
Agile Delivery Coach 
Agile Delivery Coach / Agile Enterprise Coach 
Leadership Coach 
Agile Enterprise Coach 
2018 
Adventures with Agile 
Trainers, Coaches & Facilitators 
B2B Opportunity 
 
I met Simon Powers, the owner of Adventures with Agile (AWA), on specialist training. Here we both embraced that the have similar views and approaches on how to best support our clients. From here I have been able to support AWA to fulfil some unique client goals.  
 
The Beautiful State: Achieving Higher Performance 
Certified Agile Leadership 2 (CAL2) 
ITW CP (UK) 
Inspire Tired Teams 
Guide Leadership 
Role  
 
An unique opportunity to support two product teams, acoss two sites, who have been using the intent of Scrum will limited success. The reintroduction of our Scrum Values and Scrum Principles helped to empower the team members.  
 
Agile Delivery Coach & Counsel 
Distributed Product Teams across two sites 
Required some careful engagement to reassure and align 
Significant change to approach needed to adopt Scrum 
 
2017 
Adventures with Agile 
Trainers, Coaches & Facilitators 
B2B Opportunity 
 
I met Simon Powers, the owner of Adventures with Agile (AWA), on specialist training. Here we both embraced that the have similar views and approaches on how to best support our clients. From here I have been able to support AWA to fulfil some unique client goals.  
 
Certified Agile Leadership 1 (CAL1) 
 
Marks & Spencer.com 
Leadership & Agile Coach 
Role 
 
My brief was to support the Leadership Team of Marks & Spencer.com to consider their current world and address some of the recommendations from a recent PWC audit report towards Agile. My practical experience futher identified some areas where M&S.com could improve using SAFe to realise the intended value. 
 
Reframe and mitigate recommendations from PWC Agile Audit Report 
Reenergise, mobilise and empower team level engagement 
Improve M&S.com awareness of SAFe 
Provide SAFe Consultantcy for the M&S Transformation Team with TCS 
2016 
Barclays Bank 
CIO Reporting - Portfolio Delivery Approach 
Role 
 
A fresh and exciting opportunity to consider Agility delivery approaches for various CIO Reporting portfolios, with distributed teams, who are already achieving degrees of delivery success. Establish broken bonds with the wider Business Units and Agility Groups. 
 
Agile Delivery Coach 
Distributed Teams of 250 + 
Solid Barclays Coaching Community 
Cultural change / relearning how to be successful 
Walgreen Boots Alliance 
Agile Centre of Excellence (CoE) 
Role 
 
My IT director from the House of Fraser brought me into Walgreens Boots Alliance with a view to scale agile practices within his IT department. Our previous work together had demonstrated the value that can be from running multiple Scrum Build & Test teams. 
 
Member of a team of Agile Delivery Coaches 
Scrum, XP and Kanban methods 
Team support across all initiatives 
Encourage business towards Business Product Owners 
Significant organisational change / new delivery approach 
2015 
Agile Delivery Coach 
Group Brands and Marketing 
Role 
 
Having been approached to support a bid from Optima, Lloyds approached me directly following my presales submission. The functions of Marketing Transformation were already in the throes of business change and need some support and direction to facilitate success. My goal was to offer the use of key Agile (Scrum, XP and KanBan) methods and practices with a view to scale successes in a business space (not software development). 
 
Agile Adoption Assessments 
Agile Communities of Practice 
Agile Awareness Sessions 
Trialled Agile Surgery 
New WebEx Capability 
Lloyds Bank 
Bank of Scotland Incubator Team 
Role 
 
A fresh and exciting opportunity to consider Agility delivery approaches for various CIO Reporting portfolios, with distributed teams, who are already achieving degrees of delivery success. Establish broken bonds with the wider Business Units and Agility Groups. 
 
Agile Delivery Coach 
Co-Located Team of 20 (+/- 5) 
Encouragement towards Business POs 
Next step towards future Transformation 
Significant change / New delivery approach 
2014 
Galaxy Digital Transformation 
Role 
 
Joined Lloyds Banking Group to support Public Site Refresh Theme and start their transformation from existing delivery practices to the viable adoption of Agile practices in line with the Galaxy Transformation Programme Accelerated Delivery Model. 
 
Senior ScrumMaster & Delivery Coach for Public Site 
Programme Distributed Team of 100+ 
POs available to the teams 
Transformation Programme of seven areas 
Established transformation programme 
2013 
Galaxy Digital Transformation 
Role 
 
Joined Lloyds Banking Group to support Public Site Refresh Theme and start their transformation from existing delivery practices to the viable adoption of Agile practices in line with the Galaxy Transformation Programme Accelerated Delivery Model. 
 
Senior ScrumMaster & Delivery Coach for Public Site 
Programme Distributed Team of 100+ 
POs available to the teams 
Transformation Programme of seven areas 
Established transformation programme 
2012 
Australia's Largest Telecoms Provider 
Role 
 
Helped to bring to life a new programme of work from an idea with Senior Business Stakeholders through to building multiple work-streams to deliver towards a three year service transformation. 
 
Delivery Coach for entire Programme 
Co-Located Team of 21 (+/-7) 
PO's available to teams 
Programme of three workstreams 
New delivery approach 
Agile Leadership & Principle Consultant 
Role 
 
Approached directly to support an eight week Agile experiment with NetCracker and Infosys with a goal to advance beyond the delivery constraints of the existing approach. 
 
Agile Leadership Team 
 
One of three Specialist Capability Leads 
Shape business delivery 
High profile India Visit 
2011 
Telestra 
Australia's Largest Telecoms Provider 
Role 
 
Helped to bring to life a new programme of work from an idea with Senior Business Stakeholders through to building multiple work-streams to deliver towards a three year service transformation. 
 
Enterprise Data Warehouse 
 
ScrumMaster / Iteraton Lead 
Co-Located Team of 30 (-8) 
Proxy PO/BA sat amongst team 
Programme of seven workstreams 
Established delivery practices 
GRV Greyhound Racing Victoria 
Online Betting 
Role 
 
$2.6m project to transform business delivery from administration based to customer self service Bespoke .Net web application hosted with Microsoft Azure Cloud technology. 
 
ScrumMaster who established Project 
Distributed Dev &Test Team of 14 (+/- 7) 
PO available to Team 
Project of two teams 
New delivery approach 
2010 
SMS Management & Technology 
Agile Consultant 
Role 
 
Sarah and I relocated to Melbourne Australia so I could support a growing agile capability. Whilst adjusting to a new life, I identified and demonstrated the value in applying Scrum Practices to non software delivery within SMS. 
 
High profile overseas hire with relocation 
Demonstrated the value of Scrum to business areas 
2009 
Online Multi-Channel Retail 
Project 
 
£4.3m project to replace the front-end Trade Counter customer transaction system for 150 branches. Reshape the customer experience for faster transactions, alternative products and product up-sell 
 
Enterprise Data Warehouse 
 
ScrumMaster for Web Site Work-Stream 
Distributed Dev & Test Team of 7 (+/- 2) 
PO team available to support 
Programme of four work-stream 
Established delivery approach 
2007 
National Non-Fault Incident Management 
Role 
 
7m project to replace the end-to-end claims handling business systems and associated work-arounds. Increase the operational capability to accept and successfully claim or litigate cases. 
 
Accident Management 
 
ScrumMaster for Financial Work-Stream 
Co-Located Team of 7 (+/-2) 
Expert Product Owner sat with team 
Programme of five workstreams 
Established delivery approach 
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