Stream chairs


Bill Gemmell - head of consulting, Leidos

Bill Gemmell is head of consulting for Leidos, a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges across multiple markets. Its 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.

Bill’s career has shadowed the development of technology in business, beginning in the 80s using operational research within Scottish Gas. Through spells within NHS Scotland and the Co-operative Wholesale Society, to implementation of technology within a top five legal firm, Bill’s experience also extends to international banking and onto management and business consultancy in both the public and private sector. He has also run his own specialist innovation practice.




Anne Moises - chief information officer for the Scottish Government

Anne has overall accountability for Information Services and Information Systems.

Her responsibilities include the provision of ICT services, systems and support to the Scottish Government and a number of its agencies and associated bodies; with over 10,000 customers from Lerwick to London and beyond.  A Fellow of the British Computer Society, Anne is the Scottish Government`s Head of the ICT Profession and has oversight of the professional development of over 400 ICT staff.  

With over 25 years ICT experience, Anne`s career has covered everything from mainframe systems, service delivery and helpdesk, software design and development, through project and programme management to technical and IS strategy development and implementation. 


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Myriam Madden – Immediate past president of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants 

Myriam is an experienced executive and non-executive director specialising in business transformation, mergers, acquisitions, operational re-structuring and finance.

Over the course of her executive career, Myriam has held senior positions in global technology companies, financial services and the public sector. Her non-executive roles included serving on the board of a US professional accounting body and numerous governance and regulatory committees. 

As president of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), she chaired the board and executive committee, led an ambitious strategic agenda and represented the interests of 100,000 members. Myriam currently chairs the board of an international joint venture between a US and global professional body and chairs the appointments committee.

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