David Kirby


David Kirby

Over 20 years of experience

Focus areas: Energy, Insurance, Healthcare, Transport and Utilities

David is a founding partner of Pragmatica Consulting and comes from a background of both consulting and industry with over 20 years experience working in the IT and Consulting arena. He spent 16 years with Capgemini where he sat on the UK board and the European Management team. Heading up the Technology Division, he also drove the business in Public Sector, Insurance and Retail and Distribution. He spent a number of years with Shell as part of the global IT executive team with responsibility for global Programme Management and Delivery. Most recently he was MD of a VC-backed ERP/consultancy business.

He has been responsible for the sale and delivery of major IT and Business change programmes in both public and private sector and internationally. His operational experience ranges from programme management through to large-scale change programmes.

Recent engagements

  • Strategy and Implementation of social networking capabilities for a Carbon Reduction initiative and within a large local authority driving cohesion and benefits across the whole community;
  • Undertaking a change programme to rationalise the delivery of a $1bn plus project portfolio for a major oil company;
  • Driving the strategy, structure and go to market for the UK operation of an international consulting practice;
  • Defining and implementing one of the first end to end web-based insurance capabilities for a major UK Insurer including process, technology and shared services;
  • Programme Management of a multi-million business and IT programme across Europe & Africa for a multi-national logistics company.

Like all Pragmatica people, David is focused on the delivery of practical value-based solutions. Feel free to drop him a line.