Nick Hirst has more than 35 years of experience in the IT industry and at end-user organisations, including a stint as IT Director at confectioner Cadbury. As CIO at the NIHR Clinical Research Network Hirst is responsible for strategy development, delivery, business intelligence and analytics, as well as supplier management. Recent projects have included outsourcing the management of IT infrastructure and helpdesk to a third party, and migrating the organisation's applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
The Women in Technology Excellence Awards offer a superb opportunity to celebrate the success of women working in the technology sector
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The second stage of entries begins now
With nominations currently open for the Women in Technology Excellence Awards, meet some of our judges - including Sarah Lucas, Head of Platforms and Infrastructure at William Hill and Kate Beverley, VP of Business and Portfolio Management at Pearson...