Meredith (Merry) Player

Consultant at Beachrunner










Part of Beachrunner Ltd

Software Development Manager

Senior Programme Manager

Global Project Manager

Past and future

Just compled a role at HCL managing all aspects Hard/Firm/Soft ware, staff for Global client.

Pick multivalue rdbms pages can be found from the menu. Just (June 2017) started at Hexaware.

When complete, will

Senior IT Consultant for Beachrunner Ltd 2011 - 2015


Managing Systems and developments accross the Globe for Clients including Virgin, Heathrow, Acxiom, HCL and SAI Global (India and UK), Achilles (India and UK), Britvic SD, The RSG and the Research Councils UK (RCUK) and GKN Aerospace.


IT Consultant at HCL 2015 - June 2017


Global Consultant at HCL for Global client based in Australia, N, and S. Americas, EMEA, and the East. System Manager for transformation from legacy to cloud, and keeping the systems alive during move from UK to India.

IT Consultant at Hexaware June 2017 - Current


Global Consultant at Hexaware for Global client based in Australia, N, and S. Americas, EMEA, and the East. System Manager for legacy to cloud, development, training, staff, Reporting to Global team management.


Software Delivery Manager for Civica 2003 - 2007


Managing teams of developers in UK, US, Aus, building Local and Central Government systems covering whole populations of each country. Completely changed bottom line from -ve to +ve.


Software Delivery Manager for Northgate 2000 - 2003

Managing Technical Delivery of applications and Systems including CREST and SWIFT for London Stock Exchange (and Singapore), plus FISCAL for many British Stockbrokers (Lloyds, Natwest, HSBC, etc). Plus managing 200+ Contract Developers building applications for Insurance and Medium size clients


Software Developer/Analyst/Lead for Player Corp 1991 - 2000

Analysing, Developing, Testing, Training software applications for Intercity, Railtrack, Donaldson Corp (Throughout Europe), Worthing Priority Care, Northgate, McDonnell Douglas (AI AI2 AI3, and mission critical development), HMRC, Travis Perkins, W H Smith/Virgin, Pricing Prescription Beaureau in Health, Logistics, Transport, Supply Chain, Finance, Central Government, Local Government, AI, VAT, Building Supplies, Corporate Finance. Dematerialisation at Bank of England, and IT Manager for Medina Council, and Midland Main Line.

Technical Delivery Manager for Virgin 2007 - 2011


Managing Technical Delivery of applications and Systems including Full Board Weekly Reporting Suite on 120 IT Projects (£280m) Bespoke Supply Chain System into ERP and BI Systems integration

Created, from scratch a Global OBIEE system for UK Central Government

Built a suite of applications used by 120/150 Local Governments in UK

Created Satelite Tracking for European Supply Chain



A brush of my past


Ryde, Hampshire UK Basingstoke, Hampshire UK

PO33 2RJ RG22 6BE

+44 7774 212819


Having worked in several roles, there are a few CVs to choose from. Please choose from

They all relate to the same person who has references attesting to suitability in all of the above roles.


Key Achievements/Profile


•A highly business driven, resilient and commercially aware IT Service and Software Delivery Manager with 15 years’ experience of systems transformation and software development in transport, software, retail, financial, and Government sectors. From initial career as Developer, Team Lead, Project Manager to IT Delivery Manager.

•References in managing systems development and leader of multi-location teams including The US, Australia, India, Russia and other off-shore locations. Uses TDD and BDD as standard. Mentor and leader.

•Skilled in the customisation of IT systems, software products for diverse sets of customers. Successful developments in mobile software using .Net, Oracle, Unix, SQL, Web, Cloud and all APIs to legacy systems.

•Accomplished in effective stakeholder management and different work stream peer engagement.

•Confident at reporting to and managing expectations of Director/President/CIO. With a financial accounting background has core values of timeliness, honesty and profit hunger.

•Financially and Accounting standards astute, both UK (ACMA and ACCA Part Qualified) and SOX (US).

•Proven experience of high profile systems including complete IT systems VAT transformation for hmrc UK, and all Financial European Systems transformations for Donaldson Corp US. Full portfolio and Programme recovery for RCUK global systems, and created Achilles Global (including China) MI BI systems.


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