Central Government Council

The Central Government Council brings together leaders from across the tech industry and delivers an ambitious programme of activity between techUK and central Government.


The Central Government Council (CGC) aims to:

• Ensure techUK delivers a vibrant engagement programme with central Government departments

• Promote better engagement between the tech sector and Government to support civil servants earlier in the procurement process

• Provide leadership and support on techUK’s campaigns and projects to reform public sector procurement

• Promote and evangelise the transformative role tech can play in public services


CGC Chair & Vice-Chairs

CGC Members

Aingaran Pillai, CEO & Founder, Zaizi
Seth Finegan, UK CEO, Informed Solutions
Mark Hall, Public Sector Director, Redcentric
John Newton, Head of Strategy, Fujitsu
Chris Gledhill, Managing Director, PDMS
Danielle Perfect, Commercial Lead, PWC
Bob Pickles, Head of Corporate & Government Affairs, Canon
Neal Craig, Director- Consulting, Deloitte
Alex Slater, Head of Public Sector, Capgemini
Chris Farthing, Managing Director, Advice Cloud
Stephen Golding, Business Development Director, CenturyLink
Sara Bowden, Public Sector Manager, CDW
Roy Wood, Managing Director, Advanced
Jenny Mulholland, Public Sector Account Manager, Softwire
Andy Tait, Head of Public Sector Strategy, VMware
Nicky Stewart, Commercial Director, UKCloud
Harry Metcalfe, Managing Director, DXW
Vikki Archer, Head of Public Sector, Cyberark

For more information about the CGC please contact Rob Driver.


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