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Shimal Thakrar is an SC qualified Programme Management Consultant with circa 10 years experience in consulting Tier 1 businesses on end to end

ICT solutions ens uring that organisations achieve the benefits to operate in a competitive global environment. Using recognised Programme/Project methodologies such as Prince 2 and MSP, in wh ich he is qualified, Shimal has regularly worked closely with CxO level represen tatives within multiple industry lines, transforming their visions into quantifi able organisational benefits. A dedicated, passionate and professional consultant, Shimal (a frequent business traveller), has consulted multi-national companies who have operations in multi ple regions, EMEA, AsiaPac and The Americas. Shimal's recognistion for cultural diversity and the varying impact of change on user communities around the world has won him CxO level awards. Shimal is an ambassador of the clich, "Think Global, Act Local". Shimal's approach to transformational leadership has enabled him to position him self uniquely in the market to allow organisations to optimise their business ca se and achieve cost savings by harmonising and standardising their ICT portfolio mainly by leveraging Global Sourcing opportunities to ensure the correct blend of off and near shoring availability for ICT delivery. Of late Shimal has been a key contributor to industry leaders on ICT offshoring to emerging markets such as India, China and the Eastern European Block. Key Skills: Offshoring; Nearshoring; Global Sourcing Business Development Business Consultancy P&L Management Bid Management "Deal to Delivery" Transistion Management Business Case Development Contract Negociations and Management Commericial Optimisation CxO Level Engagements Industries: Finance, Telecommunications, Automotive, Utilities, Insurance, Public Sector. Languages: Portugese, Hindi, Gujarati (currently learning Mandarin) Specialties Specialities: Offshoring Programmes, Mergers and Acquisition, Programme Management Consultancy ,Transistion Management, Business Development, Due Dilligence, Tier 1 Tender Res ponses,Data Centre Consolidation, Data Migration, Performance Management, CrossBorder Rollouts, Offshoring, Near Shoring, PMO Setups and Promotion, Business In telligence Reporting, Cost Optimisation, Process Re-Engineering, ICT Standardisa tion, BCM. Contract Negociations, Business Coaching. Experience Head of Global Sourcing (UK&I) Atos Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Information Technology and Services industry February 2012 - Present (7 months) London, United Kingdom

Senior Management responsibility for the UK&I's near and off shore global delive ry models. Working in a matrix organisational structure; Globally, for sourcing capabilities. At exec account levels, negociating execution of global delivery m odels. At CxO level, delivering cost savings and OM growth. Responsibility spans across the entire UK&I Managed Services organisation cuttin g across all market verticals and technology towers and the position is the sing le point of accountability for the UK&I's growth for leveraging off and near sho re resources. Bottom 2010 2011 2012 Line Savings Contribution UK P&L 1.2m 1.4m 1.8m (forecasted - on target to overachieve)

Detailed Strategy and Approach: - Deep Dive Assessments (Discovery) - Two complimentary approaches; a top-down a ssessment of all Global Sourcing opportunities within the account and a bottom-u p assessment of process readiness to offshore. Conducting a thorough assessment of all opportunities to improve profitability - Planning - Aiming to build a pragmatic business case and supporting programme plan that will address the opportunities identified through Global Sourcing and support the achievement of the Account profit improvement plan. This may also in clude non-Managed Services business units. - Execution - Implementation of the plan with support from the account team and market client executive/general manager and the wider delivery groups. - Global Sourcing team to further develop and deliver the MS Global Sourcing Tra nsformation Programme that will improve the maturity, efficiency and effectivene ss of the Global Sourcing function within MS. - Based on the consolidated view of MS UK&I Global Sourcing demand and pipelines , centrally manage all offshore transitions. Ensure a consistent and optimised e xecution to achieve cost effectiveness, improve quality and minimise risk . Contributing to the development of Atos Group strategy on Global Sourcing method ologies and strategies. Global Sourcing Engagement Manager Atos International Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Information Technology and Services industry November 2009 - March 2012 (2 years 5 months) Responsible for defining, agreeing and delivering UK strategy for global sourcin g targets. Looking at off shoring and near shoring blends to achieve cost optimi sation and growth and driving profitability across Managed Operations in the UK. * Optimising the use of the Global Sourcing in the delivery service to drive pro fitability (existing business) * Provide bid and commercial support in the delivery of proposals and validation of offshore cost models in the support of the bidding process (new business) * The definition, implementation, measurement and analysis of Operating Performa nce Indicators (OPIs) for measurement of business performance, service delivery, process capability and customer satisfaction * Responsible for developing a view of and maintaining progress against the addr essable UK offshore potential to drive profitability. * Support account teams in formulating and executing customer engagement plans a nd negotiation strategies to enable offshoring.

* Facilitate and expedite the approval process by directly interfacing with clie nts as required. * Responsible for managing all offshore and nearshore projects and transitions w ith UK Atos Origin and Atos Origin Global Sourcing Centres. * Responsible for optimising and maintaining the Global Sourcing Transition Meth odology to optimise the benefits of the Global Sourcing proposition * Responsible for effectively managing Global Sourcing related risks during the transition phases. Programme Management Consultant Atos Origin Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Information Technology and Services industry May 2008 - November 2009 (1 year 7 months) Strategic ICT Consulting. Programme Assignments Working on the MoJ account to deliver a piece of work on a visble programme to e nsure all courts in the UK could access Legacy applications via a new tool. Ensu red liason with partners and their parties to deliver the benefits on time and t o budget. Programme Management of the end to end Offshoring of technical support for a maj or client in the financial industry to Atos' offices in India and Malaysia. The role involved management of the contract and commericial feasibilities for both the client and company. Knowledge transfer to the offshore sites were completed as part of the programme alongside HR employee calculations. Delivery of all Infrastructure and Security plan, design, build and handover for the London 2012 Olympic Park build out. Programme Manager T-Systems Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DT; Information Technology and Services indus try December 2004 - April 2008 (3 years 5 months) Programme Manager using MSP principles on end to end ICT Programmes of work. Fro m deal to delivery, specialising in Telecommunications, Automotive, Utilities an d Financial sectors. Supporting the business on Tier 1 bid management work, employing transistion man agement techniques to ensure on time and budget deliverables. Development of Programme Management Office and extending the advantages of a str uctured approach to delivery to the wider business. Programme Manager PricewaterhouseCoopers Partnership; 10,001+ employees; Accounting industry September 1999 - November 2004 (5 years 3 months)

Career evolution from Line technical support for multi client / multi industry f or WinTel environment working in the BPO space. Qualified MCSE and MCDBA Windows 2000. Project/Programme Management of consolidation of 14 HR contact centres for Norte l Networks, spread across EMEA into one Shared Service Centre in Hertfordshire, UK. The programme of work involved TUPE transfer of staff, systems integration, staff development and communications with the business. Development and rollout of a global stock purchasing system for client employees . CxO level award recieved on handover. Skills & Expertise Offshoring Global Sourcing Nearshoring Programme Management Negotiation New Business Development India China Commercials Program Management Poland Senior Executives Governance Quality Management Education Aston University BSC (Hons), Information Technology for Business 1995 - 1999 During his third year at University, Shimal completed a one year sandwich placem ent at Unilever. Activities and Societies: During University, Shimal was an active member of the following student union organisations: India Society, Aston University Cricket Club, Debating Society. In addition, Shimal was elected for the position of VP of the Aston Residents As sociation, the contact between the University and the students living on the cam pus halls of residence. Recommendations For Shimal Programme Management Consultant Atos Origin * Shimal and I worked together on the implementation of an HDS USP-V Enterprise Storage Array addition to the Natural England estate. He makes it his business t o ensure he knows exactly what is expected of his role and achieves exactly that . He is a consummate professional and a pleasure to work for. I found him both a pproachable and competent and would happily work with him again April 13, 2010 Ray Catalan, Infrastructure Architect, Atos Origin reported to Shimal at Atos Origin * Whilst working as the technical architect on the introduction and builds of se veral VMware based solutions for the London 2012 IT Infrastructure/Olympic Deliv

ery Authority, Shimal, my programme manager, ensured that the he kept himself ah ead and agreed the approach, to avoid any problems during time critical implemen tations. Shimal's programme management skills, approach and attitude to getting the work done is admirable. His professional leadership and ability to get virtu al teams to "pull together in the same direction" meant that complex issues had the correct level of focus. Shimal always ensured his team members remained moti vated and understood the benefits to the organisation in reaching the end goal. I would have no hesitation in recommending Shimal to any organisation and would certainly welcome the opportunity to work with him on another assignment in the future. April 8, 2009 Mark Maiden, Senior Technical Consultant, Atos Origin worked directly with Shimal at Atos Origin * Whilst working on the Olympic Delivery Authority project for the 2012 Olympics Shimal led many projects to a successful and timely conclusion. An excellent ma n to work for Shimal knows when we need to get things done and will drive the re sources to meet the goal, despite problems and the remote staffing model we were working in. I would have no issue in recommending Shimal for another programme management role and would be happy to work on any project he leads. September 23 , 2008 Martin Foote, Senior Network Engineer, atos origin reported to Shimal at Atos Origin Programme Manager T-Systems * Shimal is a very professional manager, I worked with Shimal on 1 major project at T-Systems which was a great success, ran by Shimal. He is a very competent project manager, brings in projects on time and too budge t. Would highly recommend. January 18, 2011 Lee Donald, Network Architect at T-Systems UK, t-systems worked with Shimal at T-Systems * I worked with Shimal during 2008 in the Project Management team for T-Systems Telecommunications Solutions and Services. Shimal is a highly motivated and dedi cated individual with a very positive attitude. I would gladly work with shimal again and wish him all the success for the future. May 22, 2009 Jonathan Beaton, Project Manager, T-Systems worked directly with Shimal at T-Systems * Shimal is an absolute professional, he has a keen eye for details and always d elivered on his commitments. I have no hesitation in recommending Shimal to any prospective employer. April 11, 2009 Paul Connolly, Senior Solutions Manager, T-Systems worked with Shimal at T-Systems * I worked with Shimal for several years in the UK and his attitude and commitme nt to his work was highly valued by me. I always found Shimal to be an effective and committed team member in his role as program manager, thus ensuring his com mitments to deliver to the business and its customers were fulfilled. It was a g reat pleasure for me working with Shimal. August 26, 2008 Joerg Hoeps, Director TC Operations, T-Systems Ltd managed Shimal indirectly at T-Systems

* Shimal worked with me on a number of Bids at T-Systems. I could always rely on Shimal to come up with the goods on Bids; on time and to a high quality. In Bid Teams, Shimal also supports other team members beyond his area of responsibilit y to achieve the best possible outcome for the Bid and T-Systems. I look forward to meeting Shimal again as our career paths cross in the future. July 7, 2008 Neil Collins, Bid Manager, T-Systems worked with Shimal at T-Systems * Shimal is a talented programme and project manager. He has a keen eye for the important detail and is not afraid to ask the awkward questions. His open and ho nest style builds an atmosphere of trust and ensures that all routes of communic ation remain open. Shimal can always be relied on to deliver as promised and I would recommend him without hesitation. July 1, 2008 Richard Bradley, Global Control Centre Manager, T-Systems managed Shimal indirectly at T-Systems * Shimal was a superior programme manager at T-Systems who quickly developed a g ood rapor with customers and suppliers and set-up good communication paths, also including internal management. Shimal was often given projects that had to be h andled sensitively or diplomatically or ones that needed to be recoverred from f ailing management. He is very solution oriented and his commitment, flexibility and methodical approach has enabled him to always deliver his projects on-time. June 2, 2008 Nigel Brickenden, Application Lines Manager, T-Systems managed Shimal indirectly at T-Systems * I worked with Shimal on a number of challenging International transfer project . Shimal is dedicated with excellent interpersonal skills. Shimal has also the a bility to pick up projects from the middle of conception and follow through to c ompletion. Shimal challenges all areas to ensure that the project he owns are de livered on time, often to extremely challenging deadlines. May 26, 2008 Geraldine Brown, Head of HR Operations (Acting HR Director), T-Systems worked with Shimal at T-Systems * I worked with Shimal as a technical resource on one of his project teams. Shim al was always courteous and considerate, and provided his project team with the due level of care and support. I would gladly work with Shimal again. May 21, 20 08 Richard Lindesay, Senior Technical Consultant, T-Systems worked with Shimal at T-Systems * Shimal is a great project manager delivering time and time again who also gave valuable help on a number of bisa for new customers May 18, 2008 Charlie Hawkridge, Senior Solutions Manager, T-Systems worked with Shimal at T-Systems * Shimal is a detail-oriented, committed project/programme manager with an eye f or the sati factionary end-result, in any stage of his work. I had the pleasure working with Shimal at T-Systems in my role as Quality Manager and he always pro vided me superior support and assessment results. He would be a valuable asset t o any team. I highly recommend Shimal! May 14, 2008 Eddie E Winther, Quality Manager, T-Systems Ltd

worked with Shimal at T-Systems Programme Manager PricewaterhouseCoopers * Stunning skill set. Ability to think outside the confines of the "box." Intuit ive and creative problem solver. May 18, 2008 Paula Murphy, Global Benefits Specialist, Nortel worked with Shimal at PricewaterhouseCoopers Shimal Thakrar Recommends the following suckers. Agnelo Pereira Business Development Manager at Atos Origin Agnelo. An exceptional, flexible, creative individual. We worked closely in maturing the Global Sourcing function in the UK in 2010 and Agnelo was instrumen tal in the ensuring the development of the group and positioning it as a functio n that contributed to the optimisation of cost reduction in the UK through a ble nd of leveraging offshore models to for delivery. Agnelo, has demonstrated his a bility to "think out of the box" and offer alternative solutions. He is a pleasu re to work with and highly recommended for his management, execution and leaders hip. December 24, 2010 Shimal (Global Sourcing Engagement Manager at Atos Origin ) worked directly with Agnelo at Atos Origin Arfan Azmir Senior Technical Consultant at Atos Origin Whilst I was project managing, firstly an engagement on the London 2012 Olym pics IT Infrastrucure portfolio and later the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Infrastr ucture programme, I have had the pleasure of work with Arfan in his role as prin ciple Technical Architect and security expert. Arfan commands the respect of any one that engages in dialouge with him. His depth of knowleadge and understanding of business impacts is undescribeable. Professionally, Arfan's contribution to an engagement has to be experienced and by any measure the net value added is wo rth it's weight in any business case. Arfan is an approachable, professional and above all else integral colleague who has the respects of both the client, seni or management not to mention members of a programme. He has the ability to expla in complex technical issues to non-technical colleagues and will apply his wealt h of knowledge to ensure he delivers. Of all the people I have had the pleasure to work with in my career, Arfan is in my top 3. Thank you Arfan. October 12, 20 09 Shimal (Programme Management Consultant at Atos Origin ) worked directly with Ar fan at Atos Origin 3 people have recommended Arfan Jonathan Beaton Project Manager at T-Systems Jon is a very dependable, professional and above all well respected colleagu e. During my time at T-Systems I worked closely with Jon on a challenging projec t implementation for a key client. Jon was unique in his ability to consultant a nd recommend the best option for both the client and T-Systems. Jon's project ma nagement skills matured over the course of the project. Coupled with his expert techincal skills, Jon is a well rounded delegate who is able to think out of the box to deliver win-win solutions. I would have no hesitation in recommending Jo n. March 2, 2009

Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked directly with Jonathan at T-Syst ems 7 people have recommended Jonathan Geraldine Brown Acting HR Director T-Systems (17mths) 6.5 years at T-Systems I had the pleasure of working with Geraldine during my time as Programme Man ager at T-Systems whilst engaged in M&A activities on behalf of the UK operation s. Geraldine is a professional who understands her subject in excellent depth an d is up to date on legal positions around HR. Her input was key to the delivery of benefits during my undertaking and I found her to be approachable, flexible a nd above all respected within the programme stakeholders. Geraldine's presentati on skills often on sensitive subjects affecting individuals or groups within the organsation allow her to gain the respect of those depending on her skills on t ime-bound engagements. I would recommend Geraldine for similar positons and woul d consult her on an on-going basis on matters in which she is to me considered a professional. October 20, 2008 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked with Geraldine at T-Systems 25 people have recommended Geraldine Mark Maiden Senior Technical Specialist at Atos Origin Mark is a model project resource. As the Programme Manager for delivery of b usiness critical, time-bound infrastructure, planning, designing, implementing a nd hosting for the London 2012 Olympic Games, Mark worked as a technical special ist with the expertise in virtualisation. Mark's passion to ensure integrity in his deliverables coupled with his ability to listen carefully to other technical approaches to a solution from within his pool of technical colleagues is someth ing I will admire him for moving forward. Mark has the ability to remain calm un der pressure, an old clich perhaps, but delivering technology on the grand scale a s an Olympic Park is not the norm for most specialist capabilities, Mark embrace d it with two hands and delivered ! I would have no hesitation in recommending M ark for similar, business critical, time- bound visible engagements. September 2 3, 2008 Shimal (Programme Management Consultant at Atos Origin ) managed Mark at Atos Or igin 8 people have recommended Mark Mark Cann Technical Specialist at Atos Origin As the Programme Management Consultant responsible for planning, building, i mplementing and handing over to support, the IT infrastructure for the Olympic D elivery Authority (ODA) for the Olympic London 2012 Games, I had the pleasure of working with Mark in his capacity as a subject matter expert on Virtualisation during a major initiative to virtualise the hosting environment of the ODA appli cations in preparation for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Mark is very approacha ble, knowledgeable and above all else flexible in his leadership. Always calm in moments of pressure, Mark has the ability to deliver, often exceeding expectati ons of the wider programme stakeholders. Mark can be relied on by all his peers, a great motivator who can think beyond the box who is a model technical consult ant. I would recommend Mark to similar time-bound, business critical programmes of work. September 17, 2008 Shimal (Programme Management Consultant at Atos Origin ) worked with Mark at Ato s Origin

Richard Bradley Global Control Centre Manager at T-Systems An inspirational professional and subject matter expert. Will lead his teams by example and will never be afraid to challenge situations. Richard is someone I have had the pleasure of working with over the past few years. He was critica l to the success of a couple of Tier 1 programmes I was heading up. Richard ensu red that there was high availability and continuity of resources to enable the p rogramme to deliver the benefits defined by "C" level stakeholders. At the same time, he managed BAU operations by exceeding expectations of management. July 2, 2008 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked with Richard at T-Systems 9 people have recommended Richard Charlie Hawkridge Senior Solutions Manager at T-Systems I had the pleasure of working with Charlie on a key business tender. Charlie is a subject matter expert, highly technical, but has the ability to describe t echnical schema's to non-technical resources. Charlie's wealth of experience and business contacts allowed the group to stay ahead of the game. Charlie was an a sset to team and I would recommend his skills, experience and professionalism to any organisation looking for timely delivery of business critical systems. May 17, 2008 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked directly with Charlie at T-Syste ms 2 people have recommended Charlie Eddie E Winther Quality Manager at T-Systems Ltd Eddie is a professional team player. He is a subject matter expert and striv es to deliver the correct solution for the business unit in which he has been en gaged. I had the pleasure of working with Ed on some business critical process r e-enginering models, his knowleadge is second to none and I would recommend him as an asset to any organisation. May 14, 2008 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked with Eddie E at T-Systems Ltd 17 people have recommended Eddie E Neil Collins Bid Manager at T-Systems cal hom m I del I had the pleasure of working with Neil on a number of time dependent, criti bids. Neil is an approachable, professional and subject matter expert from w I have always drawn inspiration. Neil is a highly recognised bid manager who would have no hesitation in recommending on any engagement of any size. A mo leader! May 12, 2008

Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems UK Limited ) worked with Neil at T-System s 6 people have recommended Neil Agnelo Pereira Business Development Manager at Atos Origin Agnelo. An exceptional, flexible, creative individual. We worked closely in maturing the Global Sourcing function in the UK in 2010 and Agnelo was instrumen

tal in the ensuring the development of the group and positioning it as a functio n that contributed to the optimisation of cost reduction in the UK through a ble nd of leveraging offshore models to for delivery. Agnelo, has demonstrated his a bility to "think out of the box" and offer alternative solutions. He is a pleasu re to work with and highly recommended for his management, execution and leaders hip. December 24, 2010 Shimal (Global Sourcing Engagement Manager at Atos Origin ) worked directly with Agnelo at Atos Origin Arfan Azmir Senior Technical Consultant at Atos Origin Whilst I was project managing, firstly an engagement on the London 2012 Olym pics IT Infrastrucure portfolio and later the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Infrastr ucture programme, I have had the pleasure of work with Arfan in his role as prin ciple Technical Architect and security expert. Arfan commands the respect of any one that engages in dialouge with him. His depth of knowleadge and understanding of business impacts is undescribeable. Professionally, Arfan's contribution to an engagement has to be experienced and by any measure the net value added is wo rth it's weight in any business case. Arfan is an approachable, professional and above all else integral colleague who has the respects of both the client, seni or management not to mention members of a programme. He has the ability to expla in complex technical issues to non-technical colleagues and will apply his wealt h of knowledge to ensure he delivers. Of all the people I have had the pleasure to work with in my career, Arfan is in my top 3. Thank you Arfan. October 12, 20 09 Shimal (Programme Management Consultant at Atos Origin ) worked directly with Ar fan at Atos Origin 3 people have recommended Arfan Jonathan Beaton Project Manager at T-Systems Jon is a very dependable, professional and above all well respected colleagu e. During my time at T-Systems I worked closely with Jon on a challenging projec t implementation for a key client. Jon was unique in his ability to consultant a nd recommend the best option for both the client and T-Systems. Jon's project ma nagement skills matured over the course of the project. Coupled with his expert techincal skills, Jon is a well rounded delegate who is able to think out of the box to deliver win-win solutions. I would have no hesitation in recommending Jo n. March 2, 2009 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked directly with Jonathan at T-Syst ems 7 people have recommended Jonathan Geraldine Brown Acting HR Director T-Systems (17mths) 6.5 years at T-Systems I had the pleasure of working with Geraldine during my time as Programme Man ager at T-Systems whilst engaged in M&A activities on behalf of the UK operation s. Geraldine is a professional who understands her subject in excellent depth an d is up to date on legal positions around HR. Her input was key to the delivery of benefits during my undertaking and I found her to be approachable, flexible a nd above all respected within the programme stakeholders. Geraldine's presentati on skills often on sensitive subjects affecting individuals or groups within the organsation allow her to gain the respect of those depending on her skills on t ime-bound engagements. I would recommend Geraldine for similar positons and woul d consult her on an on-going basis on matters in which she is to me considered a

professional. October 20, 2008 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked with Geraldine at T-Systems 25 people have recommended Geraldine Mark Maiden Senior Technical Specialist at Atos Origin Mark is a model project resource. As the Programme Manager for delivery of b usiness critical, time-bound infrastructure, planning, designing, implementing a nd hosting for the London 2012 Olympic Games, Mark worked as a technical special ist with the expertise in virtualisation. Mark's passion to ensure integrity in his deliverables coupled with his ability to listen carefully to other technical approaches to a solution from within his pool of technical colleagues is someth ing I will admire him for moving forward. Mark has the ability to remain calm un der pressure, an old clich perhaps, but delivering technology on the grand scale a s an Olympic Park is not the norm for most specialist capabilities, Mark embrace d it with two hands and delivered ! I would have no hesitation in recommending M ark for similar, business critical, time- bound visible engagements. September 2 3, 2008 Shimal (Programme Management Consultant at Atos Origin ) managed Mark at Atos Or igin 8 people have recommended Mark Mark Cann Technical Specialist at Atos Origin As the Programme Management Consultant responsible for planning, building, i mplementing and handing over to support, the IT infrastructure for the Olympic D elivery Authority (ODA) for the Olympic London 2012 Games, I had the pleasure of working with Mark in his capacity as a subject matter expert on Virtualisation during a major initiative to virtualise the hosting environment of the ODA appli cations in preparation for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Mark is very approacha ble, knowledgeable and above all else flexible in his leadership. Always calm in moments of pressure, Mark has the ability to deliver, often exceeding expectati ons of the wider programme stakeholders. Mark can be relied on by all his peers, a great motivator who can think beyond the box who is a model technical consult ant. I would recommend Mark to similar time-bound, business critical programmes of work. September 17, 2008 Shimal (Programme Management Consultant at Atos Origin ) worked with Mark at Ato s Origin Richard Bradley Global Control Centre Manager at T-Systems An inspirational professional and subject matter expert. Will lead his teams by example and will never be afraid to challenge situations. Richard is someone I have had the pleasure of working with over the past few years. He was critica l to the success of a couple of Tier 1 programmes I was heading up. Richard ensu red that there was high availability and continuity of resources to enable the p rogramme to deliver the benefits defined by "C" level stakeholders. At the same time, he managed BAU operations by exceeding expectations of management. July 2, 2008 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked with Richard at T-Systems 9 people have recommended Richard Charlie Hawkridge Senior Solutions Manager at T-Systems

I had the pleasure of working with Charlie on a key business tender. Charlie is a subject matter expert, highly technical, but has the ability to describe t echnical schema's to non-technical resources. Charlie's wealth of experience and business contacts allowed the group to stay ahead of the game. Charlie was an a sset to team and I would recommend his skills, experience and professionalism to any organisation looking for timely delivery of business critical systems. May 17, 2008 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked directly with Charlie at T-Syste ms 2 people have recommended Charlie Eddie E Winther Quality Manager at T-Systems Ltd Eddie is a professional team player. He is a subject matter expert and striv es to deliver the correct solution for the business unit in which he has been en gaged. I had the pleasure of working with Ed on some business critical process r e-enginering models, his knowleadge is second to none and I would recommend him as an asset to any organisation. May 14, 2008 Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems ) worked with Eddie E at T-Systems Ltd 17 people have recommended Eddie E Neil Collins Bid Manager at T-Systems cal hom m I del I had the pleasure of working with Neil on a number of time dependent, criti bids. Neil is an approachable, professional and subject matter expert from w I have always drawn inspiration. Neil is a highly recognised bid manager who would have no hesitation in recommending on any engagement of any size. A mo leader! May 12, 2008

Shimal (Programme Manager at T-Systems UK Limited ) worked with Neil at T-System s