Our service is designed to  put you in control 
of your digital 
transformation journey 

Socitm Advisory’s consultants have undertaken and delivered a vast variety of projects, with programmes ranging from ICT review, strategy/TOM design and technical consultancy, to business transformation of major service areas and complex commercial review. Though our traditional footprint is within the local government sector, we have also delivered programmes for ‘blue light’, health and third sectors, and central government. 

 Our vision 

We will be the preferred independent
and technology agnostic thought leader

for the public sector

 Our Executive Board 

 David Bryant 


With over 30 years' experience in the IT industry, David has been a member of the Socitm Board since 2003. He has played a key role in the development of the organisation as Commercial Director before moving to his current role as Chairman.

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 Mark Adams-Wright 

Sales and Marketing Director

Mark is a senior business leader with over 30 years' experience working in Private and Public Sector organisations. He has held Director level roles in IT and digital, sales and marketing and customer service. He has led projects implementing new strategies, and designing and delivering organisation structures and transformation programmes.

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 Matthew Wallbridge 

Regional Director, Smart Sourcing Lead

Matthew is an experienced leader of change and digital, data and technology, values for driving high performance through leadership, collaboration and engagement, and bringing inovation and strategic thinking to organisations.

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 Tony Summers 

Chief Executive Officer

Tony is an experienced consultant with over 35 years' experience across the Public Sector delivery strategy and implementation programmes. He has led our advisory engagements over the last 3 years with over 50 local authorities. Tony took the leadership role of building our ERP practice until his move to become CEO.

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 Andrew Rogers 

Innovation and Insights Director, Acting Regional Director

Andrew has led some of the most innovative Public Sector digital transformations. He has 25 years' experience of programme management, with a focus on transferring transformation capability to clients.

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 Richard Williams 

Director of Programme Delivery

Richard has extensive consulting and senior management experience gained in both Public and Private sectors. This includes delivering major technology enabled change programmes and implementing transformation in public service delivery. As a Director in local government he led and reformed large resources and corporate functions, including digital and IT services.

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 Matt Gascoigne 

Chief Operating Officer

With almost 20 years' experience in the consulting, professional services and recruitment sectors, Matt is a customer-focussed and strategic leader who understands how to create value for clients through innovative people and talent practices.

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 Russ Charlesworth 

Regional Director, Health and Social Care Lead

Russ is a transformation specialist with over 30 years' experience across 40+ programmes. MSP, PRINCE2 and CIMA qualified, he develops and leads complex assignments including managing multi-location, multi-organisation programme teams.

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 Shahid Khan 

Financial Controller

Shahid is CIMA and CPA qualified. As a Financial Controller, he leads Socitm Advisory's finance function. He has 20 years' experience in reporting, compliance, treasury, budgets, and business planning. Shahid has worked in multiple sectors including IT, education, travel and tourism, with a particularly strong track record in fast-growing organisations.

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 Five reasons to 
 work with us 


Socitm’s Inform and Improve services provide an unrivalled library of research and years of collected data


It’s all about our people: from their expertise to their empathy with our clients


As well as utilising the Inform and Improve services, our Advisory service also inputs into the knowledge base


Our services have been designed for our members to meet their organisations’ needs


We truly understand the needs of the public sector, with all our services designed specifically to support it

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01604 709 456


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8a Bassett Court, Grange Park, Northampton, NN4 5EZ

Reg no. 09571840

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