The Board of Directors consists of UKISUG volunteers and are responsible for the Governance of the User Group. The Board work closely with our Chief Executive to set the strategy and direction of UKISUG.
Paul has more than 20 years’ experience working with and managing SAP solutions. Currently Paul is the Head of Information Systems and a member of the Management Board at Burton’s Biscuit Company. Prior to joining Burton's Paul worked for an SAP consultancy and was the Business Systems Director at Northern Foods. He has been an active member of the User Group for over 10 years co-Chairing the ALM Special Interest Group and joined the Board in 2011, in 2017 Paul was appointed Chair of UKISUG.
Conor is Director of Customer Service – Europe, Middle East and Africa at Pfizer with a focus on Business Process Improvement and Value Realisation using ERP, Analytics and Process Mining. He has over 22 years’ experience working with SAP across a number of companies and has managed over 30 implementations in this time. Prior to Pfizer, Conor worked for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Xansa, Elan Pharmaceuticals and National Medical Care. He has been an active member of the User Group since 2010 and is a committee member of the Ireland Special Interest Group.
Philip is Head of IT at Mercury Engineering, responsible for the full IT portfolio and strategy across the Mercury Group. Philip managed the successful implementation and deployment of SAP in Mercury and his role takes responsibility for supporting and directing the future use of SAP in Mercury. Prior to joining Mercury, Philip worked for Accenture on projects spanning public sector and financial services. Philip became a Director of the UK & Ireland SAP User Group in 2010, served as Chairman from 2013 -2017, and is SIG Chair for Ireland SIG
Emma is Head of NATS Integrated Business System, and UKISUG co-chair of the SAP S/4 HANA SIG and Women in SAP Community SIG. She also sits on the Board of Directors for UKISUG. In her role at NATS she drives service and operational improvements as Chair of the Change Control Board which governs the strategic business roadmap of the ERP. She is currently lead for the business on the organisation's ERP Transformation Programme, which will use the transition to SAP S/4 HANA as the key enabler for business change across NATS' corporate services. Her focus is on innovation, modernising user experience, improving sustainability and ensuring the ERP is transforming to meet the challenges of the future.
Ian is currently IT Director at Warburtons and has been since 2015. He leads the IT team and has full responsibility for all information systems implementation, ongoing technology and business process support. Partnering with all heads of function to shape and execute business strategy and technology enablement. We are delighted to welcome Ian onto our Board of Directors, as of April 2022.
Cheryl has over 13 years experience implementing, developing and supporting SAP. She is currently Head of Business Service Centre at Gloucestershire County Council where she is responsible for numerous back office services including payroll, AR and AP and of course SAP. Cheryl has co-chaired the Public Sector special interest group for over 7 years and was delighted to be appointed a Director of UKISUG in 2020.
Costa has more than 15 years’ experience working with SAP systems with vast experience of SAP global implementations, strategic projects, upgrades, infrastructure And licensing. He also implemented E-commerce hosting installation projects working for global organisations like RS-Components and Pentland In leading positions. He has been supporting the SUG for the last 6 years.
John is currently the Chair of our Business One SIG. John has been working in IT for more than 20yrs and supporting SAP Business One for the last 10yrs. In that time, he’s been involved in taking it from a vanilla Line 50 replacement to one that supports European distribution, warehousing and feeding multiple B2B and B2C websites with up to the minute data. We are delighted for John to join our Board of Directors as of April 2022.