Product Owner

A results orientated, driven and customer focused Product Owner with a background in Software Engineering and Graphic Design.

Credit SuisseJul 16 - PresentProduct Owner – Strategic Scenarios Framework
  • Led and delivered Strategic Scenario Framework effort for $200 million, four-year regulatory (CCAR stress testing) transformation
  • Defined credible production-ready roadmap and enacted a rapid remediation plan for identified risks in order to successful deliver the product into production
  • Established an automated QA testing pack that covers 100% of functional requirements and improved unit test coverage from 0% to 70%
  • Reduced QA UAT lead time from 14 days to 20 minutes saving ~$35K annually and decreasing time to market
  • Built a small and highly effective globally distributed team of five developers and testers
  • Managed the requirements and integration of three external back office and front office global teams
  • Assisted developers in the design and architecture of the framework
  • Defined and implemented product branding
Credit SuisseFeb 16 - Jun 16Product Owner – Rates Risk IT
  • Recruited to lead firm’s North America consolidation effort of three intraday rates risk solutions
  • Improved client relationships and trust through standardising communication channels, transparency and defining project management roles between client and Poland development team. This led to a 50% reduction in support noise allowing developers to focus on implementation
  • Helped save $1 million by discontinuing non-essential development work; managed Poland team to re-align effort and resources to critical projects
  • Led internal review of three NY Macro IT teams, which led to senior management gaining valuable insight into the internal operations and issues facing the teams
Bring & MixDec 14 - PresentCo-Founder
  • Founder of service-based micro business realizing £45K revenue year on year
  • Hired and managed team of five junior staff
  • Grew business from B to C to incorporate B to B
  • Designed and implemented SaaS e-commerce IT platform
  • Defined branding and marketing strategy
  • Driving business change through cost-analysis
  • Created and nurtured a high service culture that led to #1 ranking on Trip Advisor three years running
Credit SuisseJul 13 - Feb 16Team Lead – PriMo Core IT
  • Simplified existing architectural landscape and minimised IT footprint of the Macro technology stack aspart of an aggressive TCO effort to reduce IT costs  and deliver ~10M CHF saving annually 
  • Built and bootstrapped a team of twelve development resources to adopt strategic technologies 
InfusionNov 10 - Dec 12Software Consultant
  • C# software engineer delivering for multiple financial IT projects in the front office risk management space
2012BSc (Hons) Computing Solutions

1st Class Honours

2015Introduction to Agile

Internal Credit Suisse Course

2015Agile Scrum Master

Internal Credit Suisse Course

Committees and Awards
  • Member of Women in Banking and Finance
  • Women’s IT Council
  • Entrepreneur of the Year semi-finalist – Venus Awards Southampton 2016
  • New Business of the Year semi-finalist – Venus Awards Southampton 2016