Speaker

Martyn Wells

Martyn Wells

Head of IT

Wright Hassall

Biography

Martyn Wells, IT Director, Wright Hassall LLP

Martyn Wells joined Wright Hassall in January 2013 following a 25-year career developing strategy and delivering change across a wide range of financial services sectors.

In his role at Wright Hassall’s IT Director, Martyn is responsible for:

* Ensuring that our IT strategy and roadmap are closely aligned to the overarching business strategy;

* Managing major programmes of change, focused on the delivery of enduring and lasting benefits that represent good value for money;

* Ensuring we choose and implement products and services that enable productivity and help maintain the high quality of colleagues’ work;

* Making sure we maintain the privacy of our clients and keep Wright Hassall data secure;

* The innovation of business intelligence solutions that proactively help with the management of the firm;

* Providing and maintaining a continuous and resilient service for the benefit of our clients, customers, vendors, third parties and staff; and

* Managing a budget that covers IT architecture, software, telephony, mobile, business continuity and people costs.

During his career, Martyn has managed multiple business transformation programmes. He has launched an industry-wide mortgage valuation platform for a major panel manager, implemented major software programmes for a number of global financial services providers in the capacity of Managing Consultant, and held C-level positions in sectors as diverse as foreign exchange, debt collection and professional services.