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Mike Davis

Business and Digital Management Consultant

Can work in or around Edinburgh, London, Newcastle upon Tyne, Glasgow

  • 55.944321
  • -3.242511
  • Suggested rate £500 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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This freelancer is available part-time (3 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 3 days per week

Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Mike's quote.

Location and workplace preferences

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Can work onsite in your office in
  • Edinburgh and around (up to 50km)
  • Around London and 50km
  • Around Newcastle upon Tyne and 50km
  • Around Glasgow and 50km


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months


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Verified email


  • English

    Native or bilingual


Skills (20)

Mike in a few words

• Highly experienced consultant with expertise in digital strategy, business resilience & risk management, organisational transformation and change, and IT sustainability

• An enterprise delivery background, strong technical skills, commercial acumen, & natural innovation.

• A natural, personable leader with excellent written and oral communication skills, able to build high-performance teams with vision and mentorship.

• Worked in multiple industry sectors including Banking and Finance, Mining and Gas, Public Sector and SME Consulting

• Predominantly application management & software development trained and focussed, but also worked with a broad range of infrastructure disciplines including SOE, LAN, Data Centre and DR families



Executive Business Consultant

Glasgow, UK

December 2021 - Today (1 year and 2 months)

Helping clients improve business performance by solving complex problems with straightforward solutions.


Project Manager

Edinburgh, UK

May 2021 - November 2021 (6 months)

Responsible for delivery management of client software implementation and development of delivery and testing process improvements.

People's Postcode Lottery

Project Manager

City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

May 2020 - April 2021 (11 months)

Responsible for the implementation and operational readiness of a new product prize offering for the Lottery, allowing winners to exchange e-vouchers for products via an online "Lottery Shop" website, including:
• Ownership of player retention and product margin business objectives
• Operational process establishment and improvement
• Organisational planning and budget management
• Agile delivery of multiple significant product changes to an off-the-shelf e commerce platform via third party/off-shore supplier
• Engagement and oversight of multiple suppliers for supply/logistics, value stream mapping, UX design and quality assurance

Owner, Principle Consultant  - As a freelancer

Brisbane QLD, Australia

April 2015 - January 2020 (4 years and 9 months)

• Building and leading high-performance global development teams to deliver a broad range of business transformation projects on desktop, web and mobile platforms to a wide variety of clients including:
- automating onboarding and job placement with a web-based system for an offshore recruiter
- mining data through business intelligence dashboard reporting for a food inspection company
- significantly reducing customer acquisition through a wholesale B2B web portal
- establishing KPI management for state government health workers via new mobile app
• Established business presence including branding, marketing, online & social media
• Sales proposal and maintenance contracts, service delivery, and account mgmt
• Operational management of HR, finance, compliance and administration

Bank of South Pacific Ltd

Project Manager  - As a freelancer

April 2019 - June 2019 (2 months)

• Lead analyst teams via an external consultancy (4Impact Group) on discovery and remediation planning phase for failing core banking replacement program
• Reported on findings and recommendations to the bank executive team
• Successfully delivered and handed over a project plan to ongoing delivery teams to build a target operating model designed to work with the incoming core banking system

Queensland Building and Construction Commission

Project Manager  - As a freelancer

September 2018 - March 2019 (6 months)

• Responsible for leading the integration of a government legislated website into existing internal systems to support the agency's compliance responsibilities
• Coordinated internal technical and legal staff to deliver multiple internal changes to internal SalesForce systems and external website, reporting dashboards with Power BI, and integrated with third-party datasets for better discovery and analysis

Department of Housing and Public Works (Queensland)

Project Manager  - As a freelancer

Brisbane QLD, Australia

June 2018 - September 2018 (3 months)

• Responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary project team comprised of a web development vendor, departmental and related agency legislative, legal, PR, Fire & Emergency Services, and contact centre specialists to deliver a high- profile website mandated by new legislation in a high-intensity, 12-week timeframe
• Established and reported to a multi-departmental c-level board with government ministerial stakeholders, leveraging both PRINCE2 and Agile methodologies
• Regular presentations and consultations with State Minister for Housing and Public Works

Suncorp Group

Portfolio Manager

October 2014 - April 2015 (6 months)

• Responsible for stakeholder management, influencing key outcomes and strategic direction, tactical decision making and performance management in a high-pressure agile delivery program
• Successfully coordinated environments across provisioning a significantly large core banking replacement team.

QGC - A BG Group Business

Program Manager

June 2013 - October 2014 (1 year and 4 months)

• Successfully managed multiple external vendors to deliver a range of IT infrastructure projects over the course of the engagement focussing on the rollout of LAN network, DMZ, building infrastructure and other plant operations for the new Curtis Island LNG facility
• Successfully delivered other various data centre and field capacity and disaster recovery upgrades

BHP Billiton

Program Manager

September 2008 - June 2013 (4 years and 9 months)

• Delivery of enterprise service transition programme between two global IT service providers (CSC & IBM) throughout Asia-Pacific MetCoal division coordinating geographically dispersed project managers for the seamless migration of email, directory services, security and remote access for approx. 6K users, and identifying solutions for service gaps
• Coordination of teams of project managers and analyst teams to deliver an application portfolio and governance function for BMA IT, standardising applications and management processes across the organisation user base, plus ongoing functional changes in bespoke applications as required
• Management of other various infrastructure & miscellaneous projects in conjunction with external vendors


Project Manager

July 2005 - September 2008 (3 years and 2 months)

• Successfully lead IT and business teams to deliver a variety of applications and payment systems including Basel II compliance, payment systems transitions from an acquired financial institution, and an online customer portal redevelopment


Program/Project Manager

October 2000 - July 2005 (4 years and 9 months)

• Delivered $5.5M in business benefits from the strategic rationalisation of the Bank's e-business portfolio
• Implemented the first Internet Banking offering as part of a multi-phase program
• Successfully lead IT and business teams to deliver a variety of SOE, and applications upgrade and payment systems projects as part of the EDS (now HP) service delivery team


Architect/Senior Analyst

July 1998 - October 2000 (2 years and 3 months)

Queensland Department of Natural Resources

Business Analyst

April 1997 - July 1998 (1 year and 3 months)

Queensland Department of Mining and Energy


June 1996 - April 1997 (10 months)

Micron Technologies Group


January 1994 - June 1996 (2 years and 5 months)