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Mr. Bill McCluggage

Bill is also CIO and SIRO with overall responsibility for the formulation, development and communication of cross-Government ICT strategies and policies.  On behalf of the Government CIO and CIO Council he leads on driving forward the Government’s collaborative ICT Procurement Strategy, including chairing a number of joint Government/Industry teams focused on improving ICT procurement and supplier management.  He joined the Cabinet Office from the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS), where he represented Northern Ireland on the Government’s CIO Council and was the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) for the Northern Ireland Civil Service.

Prior to joining the NICS he held a number of senior positions in private sector companies, including IT Director for Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries in Belfast and prior to that served in the Royal Air Force. 

Bill is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.  In June 2008 he was appointed a Visiting Professor within the School of International Business at the Ulster University, Magee Campus.