Alpha Development is delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart Mackie into a newly created role as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
As an accomplished leader and the CTO for Alpha, Stuart has strategic oversight of our technical operations and is responsible for developing our Digital products, leading our technical strategy and enabling Alpha to deliver industry leading learning solutions for our clients.
Stuart spent the first 15 years of his career in UK government. During this time, he held roles such as Head of Data Exploitation and Deputy Head of Engineering, where he built and led large, successful engineering departments whilst strategically transforming and representing big data exploitation capabilities across UK and international governments, law enforcement and partners. Since 2019 he has applied his knowledge and experience in Financial Services as CTO and Partner at a Financial Services consultancy where he successfully spearheaded the development and delivery of strategic vision, business, engineering, data science and technical capabilities.
Stuart said, ”Alpha is a global leader in Financial Services education and learning, and I was excited about the opportunity to contribute to the strategic success of key global organisations and their staff development. Alpha is on an amazing growth journey, and I knew I could contribute my business, technology, and leadership experience to successfully deliver the growth and digital evolution. Most importantly I was very impressed by the culture and innovation I experienced from meeting staff and Alpha felt like a great family to be joining with common principles and objectives”.
“This is a newly created role for Alpha and demonstrates our continued expansion and maturity as an organisation. Stuart will sit on our Executive Team and be responsible for delivering our technology roadmap in support of our plans to scale the business 30% year-on-year by 2025. Additionally, Stuart will ensure all teams in the organisation have the tools they need to turn ideas into action and so they can use technology to cultivate the greatest impact towards our goals” said Paul Monk, Chief Executive Officer.