Richard Hawkins is a technology advisor, Chief Information Officer and transformation leader with extensive senior technology leadership experience, both globally and regionally in banking and financial services. He is passionate about strategic technology simplification, embedding resilience and tackling the complexities of migrating legacy services and data to the cloud. Richard has extensive experience with technology transformation, operational resilience, regulation, risk and controls in the financial sector. He is interested in emerging trends and innovation, particularly in fintechs, and their real world application. He is currently acting as a technology advisor to boards and PE, also advising tech companies on navigating the challenges of large corporations.