Trustee Profile: Michael Whelan

Michael WhelanMichael joins the board as an independent CIO-Trustee and brings with him an extensive background in IT looking to get the best out of technology.  Michael is passionate about business engagement & alignment and sees technology & people as an enabler to achieve this.

Michael has gained invaluable experience working across many different business cultures and related operational styles to deliver IT services aligned with the business. Assignments included delivering IT operational services to an oilfield in Kazakhstan, building and leading a multicultural Airline IT team in Belgium and delivering IT outsourced services across the globe.

Michael is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and is presently responsible for IT Service Delivery and Operations at the Wellcome Trust,  prior to that Michael was the Director of Service & Support for the EMEA with subsidiary of Accenture, having joined from Virgin Express as Head of IT.