Steve Capper moves from BAM to become Group CIO at SNC-Lavalin

Nancy J. Delong

Royal BAM Global CIO Steve Capper moves to SNC-Lavalin

Royal BAM World-wide CIO Steve Capper moves to SNC-Lavalin

Steve Capper, previous global CIO at Royal BAM Group, has moved to civil engineering organization SNC-Lavalin to turn out to be its new group chief information officer.

Capper produced the go to the Montreal, Canada-based mostly business this thirty day period immediately after more than three a long time at Dutch design huge Royal BAM. Just before that, Capper was, 1st, global chief technologies officer then, briefly, vice president of global technologies innovation, at engineering organization AECOM, leaving soon after the company produced the govt decision to outsource its whole IT estate to IBM.

Capper has also labored in numerous technologies and technologies management roles at Skanska and Arup immediately after graduating from the Leeds Faculty of Making in 1992.

A critical professional concentration for Capper has been facts-driven electronic transformation, with such a shift starting up to have an affect on organisations even in more regular company sectors.

“My experience in driving transformational modify of significant IT departments from a technologies, facts and employee engagement viewpoint in significant organizations, such as Royal BAM Group, AECOM, Skanska and Arup, will be a critical enabler in my new function at SNC-Lavalin,” Capper told Computing.

He continued: “I will be accountable in creating and preserving a potent romance with our IT strategic companions, optimising the company’s techniques and procedures, and deploying new technologies that assist and help our new strategic way.

“In addition, I will be liable for ensuring that all the critical aspects are in place to employ a profitable electronic transformation that is aimed at shaping our long run and the long run of engineering expert services that is, in the increased use of facts.”

Capper explained SNC-Lavalin as “at the crossroads of its electronic age”, introducing that he would “aid SNC-Lavalin blend regular engineering expertise with facts driven technologies”.

Capper is also a member of the Computing Major 250 British isles IT Leaders, and was a finalist and runner-up as CIO of the Year at the UKIT Awards. The 2020 British isles IT Awards will be open up for entries in June.

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