CV

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Work Experience

Quality and Governance Manager

Rotork PLC

Sept 2022 – Feb 2024

As a member of the IT leadership team, I was accountable for ensuring that controls and processes within the IT function of this global engineering firm were compliant, efficient and repeatable. In particular, I established IT General Control frameworks around core ERP and Finance systems, managed the delivery of audit evidence, and overhauled the IT project intake process in line with best practice.

Manager in Risk Assurance

Associate/Senior Associate in Risk Assurance

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP

Sept 2016 – June 2022

I provided digital transformation and assurance services for clients across the private and public sectors, including ERP implementations and reviews, internal audits, IT strategy development, and controls testing. I also launched the PwC staff LGBT+ network in the West and Wales region. I was promoted to Manager in July 2021.

Lecturer in Media Communications

London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

Oct 2014 – July 2016

In this part-time role, I designed and led core undergraduate courses in audio and visual culture, leveraging my professional experience in music technology. I also supervised student film and media projects to successful completion.

Digital Product Developer

Freelance

Oct 2011 – Sept 2016

I delivered over 100 software-based musical instruments and sound collections for clients internationally, providing services such as programming, digital asset editing, and technical writing. For seven of these, I took the lead as creative director.

Lecturer in Cultural Criticism

Cardiff University

Sept 2006 – Sept 2011

I designed and taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in contemporary culture, including specialist courses on gender, sexuality, and identity. In addition, I chaired the school’s equality and diversity panel, and led a review of accessibility across all taught courses.

Research Associate in Media, Science and Technology

Cardiff University

Mar 2006 – Sept 2006

I researched UK news coverage of science and technology for a government-funded study, working in a small team to qualitatively analyse themes in the presentation of news stories across TV, radio, and print media.

Visiting Lecturer in Psychology

University of the West of England

Oct 2005 – Dec 2005

In this part-time role, I delivered undergraduate and postgraduate lectures in social and health psychology, and led interactive workshops on qualitative research skills with a team of teaching assistants.

Associate Lecturer

Cardiff University

Oct 2001 – Jan 2003

In this part-time role, I taught seminars on introductory undergraduate courses in media, culture, and English literature.

Education

PhD, English Literature and Media Arts

Royal Holloway, University of London

2002 – 2005

MPhil, Critical and Cultural Theory

Cardiff University

2000 – 2001

MA, English Literature

Distinction

University of Sussex

2000 – 2001

BA (Hons), English Literature and Cultural Criticism

First Class

Cardiff University

1996 – 1999

Certifications

Managing Successful Programmes Foundation

PeopleCert/AXELOS

2022

DevOps Foundation

BCS/AXELOS

2021

Prince2 Foundation

PeopleCert/AXELOS

2019

Agile Project Management Foundation

BCS/AXELOS

2018

COBIT5 Assessor

APMG

2018

COBIT5 Foundation

APMG

2016

ITIL Foundation v3

BCS/AXELOS

2016

Leading and Managing Teams

ILM/Cardiff University

2011

University Teaching and Learning

Cardiff University

2009