Group Chief Information Officer

David Germain *

I am a Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer / Chief Operating Officer with more than three decades of experience as a pioneer and leader of global technology and digital strategies that transform business performance and growth. With a career spanning leading international financial institutions, including RSA, RBS, Deutsche Bank and GE Capital. I have a wealth of expertise in ensuring technology is a critical enabler of global business growth. ♦ IT STRATEGY | BUSINESS PERFORMANCE I build world-class IT and operational capability, which delivers substantial revenue growth and cost control, embeds robust operational risk management and transforms consumer experience. I work with Executive teams and Boards to align technology strategy with wider corporate vision, overseeing annual IT operating budgets over £200M and capital expenditure over £350M. ♦ BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION | CHANGE MANAGEMENT Spearheading high-profile transformations across technology, people and process on a global scale, I design and deliver large-scale change to optimize technology and operations, product differentiation, consumer satisfaction and new ways of working business wide. ♦ LEADERSHIP | SKILLS & CULTURE DEVELOPMENT I develop industry-leading, multidisciplinary technology teams, with a depth of skill across IT and digital fields and have vast experience in insourcing and outsourcing models. A strong advocate and champion of the power of diversity, culture and collaboration, I future-proof business performance through a continual quest for best-of-breed talent, development and succession. Key Expertise: Technology Strategy, IT Leadership, Operational Leadership, Transformational Change, Programme Delivery, Product Development, Lean, Customer Experience, Digitisation, M&A, Outsourcing / Offshoring, Corporate Restructure, IT Risk, Governance, Compliance, Information Security, Cyber Security, GDPR, BCM, Disaster Recovery, Agile, ITIL, Budget Management.

Current Role

  • Company Name: QBE Insurance
  • Job Title: Group Chief Information Officer
  • Start Date: April 2022
  • Company Industry: Insurance
  • Location: United Kingdom



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  QBE Insurance
  • Job Title:  Group Chief Information Officer
  • Start Date:  April 2019