David is a senior IT professional with over 27 years’ experience delivering programmes in the Banking, Investment and Insurance industries. He spent the 6 years as the CIO for the Hiscox Insurance Company where he led the digital transformation of the UK retail business from strategy through to delivery. In January 2017, he launched as an independent consultant advising companies on how to design and deliver complex digital strategies, from strategic thinking through to selection, implementation and operational service of new technology solutions.
Merlin Digital Consulting Ltd is a boutique consultancy providing specialist digital advice and services to the insurance industry. Formed in January 2017, it offers clients access to an extensive experience of transformational change across insurance to help them prepare for the new digital era.
Specialist topic areas include: Digital disruption and how to best gain maximum benefit, IT vision and strategy, Target Operating Model, legacy platform replacement, designing and running Agile/DevOps teams and delivering successful business transformation programmes.
Assignments and presentations successfully carried out across the UK, Nordics, central Europe and Australia.