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Michael Whelan

Chief Technology Officer and Lead for Volunteer/Patient Recruitment

Michael Whelan

Michael brings a wealth of broad industry and international experience ranging from Manufacturing, Airlines, Hospitality, Life Sciences and Charities. Michael has sat on the Board of Trustees at AbilityNet as their Trustee CIO, led the IT Operations & Service Delivery Team at the Wellcome Trust, at Accenture/Navitaire Michael was responsible for Europe, The Middle East & Africa as the Delivery Lead for Airlines, Transportation and Hospitality and he was the Head of IT for Virgin Express Airlines based in Brussels for a number of years. Originally from Ireland, Michael has an extraordinary ability to approach complex issues with pragmatism, focus and transparency he unites a team behind challenges, articulating clear direction in a fast paced and changing environment. Michael holds a Post Graduate Degree in Information Technology and Security from the Solvay Business School & Universite libre du Bruxelles and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society.