Top Influencers: 17 UK Enterprise Architect’s To Follow in 2022

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Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture role. We have selected these Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture’s. The list is in no particular order!

Gunish Rai Chawla

Executive Director, Enterprise Architecture @ Vista Consulting Group

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Adrian Polglase

Enterprise Architect @ Rolls-Royce

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Rolls-Royce is an industrial technology company that provides integrated power and propulsion solutions. Read more aboutRolls-Royce on Crunchbase…

Dhananjay Tripathi

Senior Enterprise Architect, Strategy and Architecture @ Bupa

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Over 17 years of experience in IT strategy, governance, EAI, and delivery of enterprise Solutions. A strong track record in driving value from existing capabilities, finding opportunities for sharing of technology and services, defining transformation initiatives, and building the maturity of Enterprise Architecture that meets operational and strategic needs. Experienced in design and delivery of large and complex EAI programs using cloud computing. Learn more about Dhananjay Tripathi on Crunchbase…

Bupa is an international healthcare group, serving over 22 million customers in over 190 countries. Read more aboutBupa on Crunchbase…

Mady Korada

Enterprise Architect & Director @ Inpreci

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Mady Korada is an enterprise architect at heart. He brings an inclusive, creative, thorough and diligent approach to his prolific output. His clients have spanned industries including investment banking, asset management, insurance, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and government. Mady helps clients assess their enterprise strategies and produce roadmaps for delivering a mature enterprise applications and data capability. He has held various global delivery and architecture roles. His work on Target Operating Model has been accepted into a leading standard. Mady has published articles on Enterprise Information Management and a book on Big Data with a group of experts. Mady is a member of numerous councils and industry forums. Mady provides thought leadership through his own consultancy company Inpreci. Learn more about Mady Korada on Crunchbase…

Inpreci is a data architecture company with experience in leading and delivering data architecture and solutions to businesses. Read more aboutInpreci on Crunchbase…

John Timney

Managing Enterprise Architect @ Capgemini

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John Timney is a Managing Enterprise Architect based in the UK. Much of his interest and day to day work is around Business Impact and Technical Strategies for Collaborative Solutions based on large scale SharePoint, including Architectural Assurance and Governance, Project Management, Service Assurance and Delivery. He is currently employed by Capgemini and is based in the North of England. With over 25 years in IT, he has a lot of experience to draw upon and has architected some of the largest and most influential SharePoint systems currently deployed. John has in the past co-authored a number of books covering Java, .NET and SharePoint and most recently co-authored the SharePoint 2013 Handbook. He is a sixteen year veteran Microsoft MVP, the North east Coordinator and a regular speaker for the SharePoint User Group in the UK and an experienced conference speaker. Learn more about John Timney on Crunchbase…

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John Coleshaw

Head of Enterprise Architecture @ QA Ltd

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John Coleshaw looks after the Enterprise and Solution Architecture courses offered by QA. This includes TOGAF, BCS and shortly ArchiMate. He has been active in this line of training since 2002 which puts him very much in the vanguard of trainers in this dynamic, but immature discipline. Over the years he’s met many hundreds of architects, from senior to junior, and provided training to many of the largest organisations in the UK. He is an author on the subject, and contributor to various frameworks and reference models. Before entering the training environment, John spent many years in industry and commerce, during which time he was involved in architecting insurance, credit risk analysis and financial information systems. He is an early adopter of technologies – internet-based systems in the early 90s; expert systems in the late 80s; object-oriented design and development at about the same time. Learn more about John Coleshaw on Crunchbase…

QA is the UK’s leading training company, providing the complete range of training, talent development and learning services. Read more aboutQA Ltd on Crunchbase…

Jack Cherkas

Enterprise Architect @ IBM

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Jack has 6 years of experience with IBM. He is an Enterprise Architecture with GTS Technology, Innovation and Automation with cross-domain skills covering Compute, Storage, Network and Security. Jack works on helping guide and define GTS technology strategy and also helps with customer engagements and deployments to ensure a successful design and deployment in alignment with GTS technology strategy. For his contribution to the community, he was recognised as vEXPERT in years 2017, 2018 and 2019. Learn more about Jack Cherkas on Crunchbase…

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Devraj Bardhan

Enterprise Architect- Global Leader| Digital Studio for SAP @ IBM

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Bardhan is a thought leader and enterprise architect driving SAP S/4HANA innovation. He is responsible for leading design thinking workshops and enabling the SAP HANA road map for IBM customers. He is an SAP Press author and has written a book on SAP S/4HANA. Learn more about Devraj Bardhan on Crunchbase…

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Luke Temple

Enterprise Architect @ AstraZeneca

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AstraZeneca is a global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets prescription medicines. Read more aboutAstraZeneca on Crunchbase…

Spencer Harbar

Enterprise Architect @ Microsoft

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Eamonn Cheverton

Enterprise Architect @ BAA

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Eamonn Cheverton has over 25 years experience in architecting, designing, and managing major projects throughout the world, including Sky TV, mobile phone operator 3, and DHL. Eamonn is currently the Enterprise Architect for BAA with responsibility for all Operational and Passenger facing systems. In Addition, Eamonn is a member of the European Union SESAR Architecture Task Force and the Architecture lead within the European Hub airport consortia (SEAC) for SESAR. Eamonn is a TOGAF and BCS accredited Architect and a regular presenter on Architecture within both the Aviation and IT Industries. Learn more about Eamonn Cheverton on Crunchbase…

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James Hathway

Enterprise Architect @ Abrdn

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James Hathway has over 25 years’ experience in a variety of IT roles, in both manufacturing and finance. He now works for Standard Life where for the last 3 years he has been responsible for establishing data governance initiatives including data classification and metadata management. He is currently supporting the company’s Solvency 2 program in developing a data governance framework and is responsible for establishing an Enterprise Data Management function that will coordinate and support data governance across Standard Life’s UK operations. Learn more about James Hathway on Crunchbase…

Abrdn aim to empower our clients to plan, save and invest for their futures. Read more aboutAbrdn on Crunchbase…

Paul Smith

Enterprise Architect @ Push Doctor

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Push Doctor is creating the future of healthcare. Read more aboutPush Doctor on Crunchbase…

Sharm Manwani

Director of Business & Enterprise Architecture Programmes @ Henley Business School

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Professor Sharm Manwani created and directs the Business & Enterprise Architecture programmes at Henley Business School, an international leader in business and management education. He is the author of IT Enabled Business Change: Successful Management, supporting a BCS qualification. He publishes widely in academic and practitioner journals, has presented at many international conferences and is a judge for the UK IT Industry Awards. Before joining Henley, Dr Manwani held European CIO roles at Diageo and Electrolux, where he led international business change programmes driving mergers, restructuring, business process redesign and key account management. In each case, these were enabled by transformation of the enterprise architecture. Learn more about Sharm Manwani on Crunchbase…

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Neil Ashworth

Enterprise Architect @ SAP

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Neil Ashworth is an enterprise architect at SAP. Learn more about Neil Ashworth on Crunchbase…

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Nigel Davies

VP Enterprise Leaders Team Manager (Enterprise Architecture, Innovation, Data and Analytics) @ Gartner

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Dave Brear

Enterprise Architect @ Citrix Systems

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Dave Brear is an Enterprise Architect in Citrix‘s Northern Europe Consulting team where he helps large enterprise customers with their cloud transformation journeys. Specializing in Citrix Cloud and Microsoft Azure technologies, he has worked for Citrix for 8 years and has worked in the EUC space for almost 15 years. Learn more about Dave Brear on Crunchbase…

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