With 15+ years’ project management and IT management/consultancy experience, John Lewis is a technically proficient MBA qualified IT professional who communicates effectively with technical- and non-technical people in equal measure.
John’s expertise encompasses business continuity planning, IT infrastructure installation and maintenance, programming and scripting, as well as networking, ICT audits, IT strategy and governance. He also provides ERP/CRM consultancy and ISO 27001 level security.
John has a great deal of installation and administrative experience of VPN and other Remote Access Systems, WINS server, Internet Proxy and firewall servers (both Linux and Microsoft), securing such technologies from threats.
From 2008 to 2010 John was Group IT Manager for Vector Group AS. He established a group-wide three tier IT governance structure, designing and project managing a global MPLS network linking main Vector sites and a Canary Wharf data centre.
From 2004 to 2008 John was Teamwork’s outsourced senior consultant for Vector International (UK) Ltd, during which he rationalized IT related contracts, standardized IT procedures and tightened the main system access and security infrastructure - replacing firewalls and rationalizing permissions.
As Technical Services Manager at Morgan and Morgan from 2001 to 2003, John delivered software, hardware and network IT consultancy, specification, auditing maintenance and support. From 1998 to 2001 he held various roles at Toshiba TEC Europe (UK) being responsible for internal and external IT Consultancy.
John holds a BSc in Computer Science and is CITP and Microsoft certified. He is currently a Director of his own company, established in 2010, which offers business services from installing and maintaining servers to data consolidation and management reporting.