Azhar Mahmood is Director of IT. He has overall responsibility of the following areas: bespoke software development team; service delivery team – consisting of 1st, 2nd and 3rd line support; applications & infrastructure analysts; infrastructure and projects team; asset and licence management; and overall IT operational and capital budget.
Azhar has practical experience of running many software and other IT projects and is usually involved in the high level design and architecture of key IT projects. He leads an experienced team of IT experts who are very knowledgeable in their own respective areas. He works with the CEO in order to define and agree the technology strategy that is future proof .
Azhar also works closely with the Information Security and Data Protection Manager to ensure all IT systems and infrastructure are configured and maintained beyond the best practices defined for ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials Plus.