Mark Whiteside
Director
Barclays

A career testing professional with 20 years technology experience across multiple industry sectors, >15 years of which have been spent in testing. Experience in all aspects of Test Leadership, Test Management, Testing and organisational Testing transformation, underpinned by Programme and Project Management disciplines and formal practitioner level industry qualifications (Prince2, ISEB Testing and ITIL Service Management)

A thought leader within the testing discipline. Fully versed in the latest testing industry developments, with ‘in the field’ application of latest testing approaches, techniques, disciplines (automation, data) and tools

A track record of defining, planning & implementing enterprise wide testing initiatives to deliver testing transformation. Includes, creation & delivery of testing target operating models, test improvement programmes using industry models (eg. TPI, TMM), creation and build out of testing shared services, improvements in testing governance and control

A track record of successfully delivering large, complex Testing Programmes/Projects, key to delivering business growth, customer experience, improving operational efficiency and/or meeting regulatory requirements. Includes accountability and responsibility for all aspects of end to end test delivery & governance. Expertise in shaping and writing testing strategies and setting test direction. Wide experience of vendor evaluation, selection, management & measurement, team construction & management and senior stakeholder management

Extensive experience of driving and developing the global testing model

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