Summary Curriculum Vitae - Simon Wallace


Business Change Programme Management

  • Programme Management, Project Management, Programme Office, Business Benefits, Training
  • Specialist in the definition and delivery of technology-driven business change programmes
  • Deep understanding of best practice and methodology to create multi-layered business solutions
  • Managed or advised in the management of around 60 business solution and IT projects, many of which were full life-cycle
  • Largest programme had a budget of around 500 Million.
  • Largest programme team had over 200 people.
  • Wide range of business, policy and technology initiatives in a wide range of industries covering all market sectors
  • Extensive experience in the public sector with European, Central Government, National, Regional and Local bodies
  • Considerable experience in financial sector, running large and global programmes in banking and life assurance
  • Worked in some 18 countries
  • Responsible for several global initiatives
  • Professional qualifications in IT, Cyber Security and Management Consultancy
  • 40 years experience of programme management, project management and PMO.

Consultancy Leadership

  • Board Director and Head of Management Consultancy for a UK Consultancy
  • Member of global management team for a "Big 4" global consulting firm
  • Director, Global Consulting Solutions Center: Director of Package Solutions, and Director of e-Integration
  • Head of Quality and Risk Management team for the consultancy practices of a Big 4 professional services firm
  • Ran the consultancy's Deal Board, which reviewed, shaped and approved all large sales bids
  • Led the business design for a consultancy enterprise for a 1Bn+ organisation
  • Fellow of the Institute of Consulting
  • Former Council Member and Director of the Management Consultancies Association, which represents the leading management consulting firms in the UK
  • Sales track record: largest win 23 Million revenue
  • 31 years experience in consultancy.

Author / Lecturer / Trainer

  • Author of the ePMbook - a free web-based book concerning project and programme management - available at - one million hits per year
  • Editor, designer and lead author for 15 methodology publications
  • Editor, designer, lead author and lead lecturer for training programmes in the fields of programme/project management, IT systems selection and implementation, consultancy practice, quality and risk management
  • Various professional articles and conference lectures.


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