Chairman and Co-founder of Step5, Clive is recognised in the industry for his unique ability to identify, assess and resolve complex issues from both a business and technical perspective. Alongside project management, he is involved in the engagement and delivery of large-scale business change programmes. He combines 30+ years’ experience of technical design and delivery with an astute commercial awareness and an in-depth understanding of how to achieve and deliver successful results.
Clive has held a number of senior positions in both the private and public sector, including Chief Architect for the Inland Revenue during the redevelopment of Taxation across the UK and Executive Director responsibility for a business division with £5 billion plus total contract value for a leading European IT Services company.
He was Executive Director and co-founder of i3it, a successful niche consultancy which employed over 150 staff, specialising in the delivery of large-scale business-driven IT programmes which was eventually acquired by BT.
During his time with BT, Clive was Vice President for Service across BT Global Services, and he was part of the exclusive team that recovered and managed the successful delivery of the Spine Programme, a £1.3 billion programme for the NHS. Clive then went on to regenerate the London Programme, again part of the NHS National Programme for IT.
After a short break from work, Clive worked part-time, helping to establish Proskins, a leading textile technology company, where he remains the Non-Executive Chairman.
Returning to work full-time, Clive co-founded Step5, a highly successful IT Programme and Service Management company specialising in Delivery and Recovery of large scale IT Programme and Service Management contracts. Clive became Executive Chairman in 2020.