June 5, 2020


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Steve Capper moves from BAM to become Group CIO at SNC-Lavalin

Royal BAM Worldwide CIO Steve Capper moves to SNC-Lavalin

Steve Capper, former world wide CIO at Royal BAM Group, has moved to civil engineering agency SNC-Lavalin to grow to be its new group chief details officer.

Capper made the transfer to the Montreal, Canada-centered corporation this month immediately after a lot more than 3 years at Dutch development big Royal BAM. Before that, Capper was, very first, world wide chief technological know-how officer then, briefly, vice president of world wide technological know-how innovation, at engineering agency AECOM, leaving shortly after the company made the government decision to outsource its full IT estate to IBM.

Capper has also labored in several technological know-how and technological know-how leadership roles at Skanska and Arup immediately after graduating from the Leeds Higher education of Creating in 1992.

A essential skilled focus for Capper has been data-driven electronic transformation, with this kind of a change beginning to have an affect on organisations even in a lot more standard business sectors.

“My working experience in driving transformational transform of substantial IT departments from a technological know-how, data and personnel engagement perspective in substantial organizations, this kind of as Royal BAM Group, AECOM, Skanska and Arup, will be a essential enabler in my new job at SNC-Lavalin,” Capper told Computing.

He ongoing: “I will be accountable in creating and keeping a strong partnership with our IT strategic companions, optimising the firm’s methods and processes, and deploying new technologies that help and empower our new strategic route.

“In addition, I will be dependable for guaranteeing that all the essential factors are in area to carry out a successful electronic transformation that is aimed at shaping our foreseeable future and the foreseeable future of engineering services that is, in the increased use of data.”

Capper explained SNC-Lavalin as “at the crossroads of its electronic age”, introducing that he would “assist SNC-Lavalin combine standard engineering techniques with data driven technological know-how”.

Capper is also a member of the Computing Top rated 250 Uk IT Leaders, and was a finalist and runner-up as CIO of the Year at the UKIT Awards. The 2020 Uk IT Awards will be open for entries in June.