Ian Alderton


Ian Alderton

Chief Information Officer

Unity Trust Bank

Pursuing new CIO opportunities ★ Digital Leadership ★ Business Transformation ★ Operational Excellence.

A highly inspirational, decisive and commercially focused International CIO with an outstanding track record of strategic leadership and visionary expertise. An influential and commercially astute leader with proven experience managing complex change and transformation to drive organisation performance and accelerated business growth.

Over 25 years’ significant information technology experience across Banking and Insurance through to Digital, Mobile and Cloud technology.

✔ Digital Leadership: Created a dynamic multi-channel digital strategy (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) to deliver enhanced technical innovation for over 4 million customers.

✔ Business Transformation: Drove an International business expansion across Europe, Asia and the Americas, strengthening and stabilising control and command, to realise revenue growth in excess of $1 billion.

✔ Operational Excellence: Established a new European control and command framework that not only increased the speed of calculation by 50% but also realised capital savings in excess of $100 million.

✔ High Performance Teams: Founded, directed and drove a new European technology team that produced innovative revenue generation supporting a 100% revenue increase year on year.

✔ Thought Leadership: Published in leading industry articles and journals, including Financial Times, Banking Technology and CIO magazine. Professional speaker for industry and technology conferences such as CIO Dialogue, Cyber Risk Europe, and European Trading Architecture.

• Selling the vision, setting the strategy and delivering exceptional results
• Managing global business change & transformation
• Building ‘best in class’ architecture & technology delivery
• Driving aggressive business expansion into new markets and geographies
• Building high performing teams