2i Testing are delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Kirkwood as Sales & Service Delivery Director.

Most recently CIO for High Speed 2, Robert is a highly successful Digital and IT Transformation leader with an outstanding track record for delivering tangible business and systems outcomes, transforming business services and embedding new target Digital & IT Operating models.​ Prior to HS2, he was a partner with Capco and a global lead for PwC, where he was instrumental in re-establishing their EMEA CIO Services.

In Scotland, Robert is well known for delivering on significant transitions and change with Scottish Power and Scottish Policing as well as leading roles with Clydesdale Bank, RBS, the Forestry Commission and National Savings.

On a broader geography, his experience incorporates major turn-rounds across the EMEA regions for Jones Lang LaSalle and Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi as well as HarperCollins publishers amongst others.

2i Managing Director Dave Kelly says:

“Having known Robert for many years, I’m absolutely thrilled that we now have his vast experience to draw upon as we continue to expand our senior team with appointments of this calibre. 2i’s vision is to become the go-to Quality Assurance partner for organisations throughout the UK and I see Robert’s reputation in the IT industry as a key factor in helping us achieve this.”

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