Brian Russell

Security Cleared (SC Level) IT Infrastructure Manager with over 21 years of experience working in a number of countries across EMEA with specific industry experience of Investment Banking / Financial Services and Outsourcing with specific focus in setting up and implementing state of the art multi-functional shared services centres / call centres and head offices, involving multimillion pound projects in multiple IT-related functions and systems on a pan-European scale.

Specialties:

*Senior Technical lead / Project Manager in the set-up and support of five (5) shared service centre facilities in Krakow (4000 seats), for one of the world’s largest investment banks.
*Achieved $1.5 million savings in IT spend and operating costs by implementing award winning technology rooms “Zero Footprint”.
*Managed large teams including vendors, contractors and subcontractors across a number of countries in ensure go live dates met and projects delivered within budgets.