Dean is a co-founder of Future Dynamics.
He has worked in IT as a Senior Business Analyst for major financial services organizations for thirteen years; a career that has provided him with analytical skills and a flexible approach, which has allowed development of constant new abilities and methods. His experience permits him to challenge existing practices if he can see potential risks or opportunities for improvement, something he is currently providing in consultancy to a management team, reviewing how their operation is run.
Dean advises businesses, organizations and individuals on how to use social media and social networks to build relationships and deliver value. Exposure to various business cultures and widely divergent professionals ensures his comfort level in working for a wide variety of organizations. Experienced in using social media and both web and mobile technologies to build digital relationships for businesses, organizations and individuals.
He has substantive executive experience, managing service and operations; giving support to both client-server and web-based applications on a global scale. Developing tactical solutions to meet business needs; gathering requirements, designing and building systems and processes, arranging testing and sign off and delivering solutions into a production environment.
Using MS Visual Studio 2008 and 2010 alongside MS SQL Server Management Studio, he has expertise in developing new MS SQL Server databases and browser based ASP.NET applications to interrogate and manage data and in establishing IT support processes, designing problem management tools, building and maintaining relationships with suppliers and dealing with incident escalations. Extensive VBA experience, incorporating designing and building macros, functions, user forms, class modules, interaction with databases and complete application user interfaces within an Excel environment and Data Analysis using SQL across multiple database systems including MS SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, MS Access.
Other recent projects include the delivery of a work flow monitoring system, a prospect management system and a customer management solution. The Design and build of complex tailor made reports, successful Financial Control monitoring and maintenance of audit compliance.
For the past 13 years, Dean has developed an exceptional background in people and project management and a professional style based on excellent inter-personal communications and an ability to make the best possible use of his professional network.
Dean lives in Chelmsford, Essex with his partner and their 2 children and her 4 cats. When not working, Dean enjoys DIY, cooking, reading, football, music…