David Wilde

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About David

A Fellow of the Institute of Directors, Member of the British Computer Society and Associate of the Chartered Institute  of Personnel and Development. David has over 30 years in central and local government leadership spanning policy, large scale operations, strategy, technology, digital and whole service transformation


In Essex David was a member of the Executive Board from June 2015, leading on Place Operations and then Digital whilst remaining CIO and SIRO. He established the Smart Essex vision and ambitions, now built into the organisation’s business plans

Previously he established and delivered strategies and  programmes for cloud adoption, supporting economic growth, customer transformation, shared services through collaboration and self-service through digital engagement as CIO  


for Essex County Council, Westminster City Council, Waltham Forest Council and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Before that he transformed the government's internet services business in the Cabinet Office into a successful commercial venture