Ken Blunt

Managing Director / Consultant
+44 7768637337


Skills and Experience Summary:

  • Transformation Programme Manager (Business & ICT / ERP)
  • Business and ICT /ERP Capability / Readiness Assessment
  • Post Merger Integration (PMI)
  • Business Architect
  • Service Integration and Management (SIAM) SME
  • Shared Service Strategic Architect
  • Business Startup CIO
  • Software Development Entrepreneur
  • SOX (404 Annex 2, 3 & 4) Corporate Governance & Compliance


He is a large scale international business and ICT Transformation Programme leader and Turnaround Specialist with over 45 years of business experience - 30 years at international senior business management. To date, he has been engaged on 14 private and public sector multi-functional Shared Service business transformations spanning more than 40 countries and 15 international technology company acquisitions.

Past Clients have included:

  • Private Sector: Rolls Royce, IBM; SAP; Canon; Siemens; ABB; Avon Cosmetics; Kodak; Anacomp; Deutsche Bank; Bayerische Hypoveriens Bank; Royal Bank of Scotland.
  • Public Sector - Central Government: UK Cabinet Office; Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS); Department for Transport DfT); Department for Education; Qatar Government
  • Public Sector - Local Government: Plymouth City Council

Assignment locations: UK, USA, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland; Spain, Portugal, South Africa and Qatar.

Assignment Partners: IBM GPS; Cap Gemini; Ernst & Young; Delliottes; SAP MENA


M&A and Transformation Programme Turnaround Specialist:

He has also developed a reputation for being parachuted-in at very short notice to successfully turnaround distressed and stalled transformation programmes, mergers and business divestitures / separations.

When engaged on turnaround assignments, he has been able to draw-on his extensive past experiences to quickly assess and qualify cultural, business, technology, service delivery, supplier and governance root causes and capability / maturity gaps.

Based on collated evidence, has developed a reputation for steering, influencing, motivating and engaging delivery teams, stakeholders and business leaders to develop and implement essential and pragmatic restructuring actions grounded on best of breed technologies, best practices and programme governance that have consistently delivered successful turnaround outcomes.

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