Ian Paton

Senior Business Information Analyst at DSM

▪︎ 25+ years experience as IT professional across various sectors in the Finance, FMCG/Retail, Insurance, Media, Leisure, Life Science, Local Government, Recruitment and Telco sectors ▪︎ 10+ years self-employed ▪︎ Experience from SMEs to large cap companies such as DSM, Dansk Supermarked Group, Gillette, GSK ▪︎ Career: Business Analyst progressing to Technical Project Leader. Self-employed IT Consultant until moving to Switzerland into a permanent Senior IT Lead Consultant position ▪︎ Core expertise: Agile technology, Project Management, Stakeholder Management, Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, Digitalisation, ETL, Data Analytics & integration, Harmonisation ▪︎ IT expertise: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Alteryx, Theobald, Redshift, QuickSight, Tableau, Jira SAP: Data Services, BO BI Platform, Design Studio, Lumira, Live Office, BW Microsoft: Excel, Access, MS Project, Power BI, Teams Other: Oracle, PL/SQL, SQL, SQL Server, T-SQL, XML, ▪︎ International working experience: Worked and lived in Belgium, Denmark, Switzerland and United Kingdom ▪︎ General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Technical Drawing ▪︎ Others describe me as: - ‘a strong communicator and link between IT and business’ - ‘always keeps the end goal in sight and drives for these results’ - ‘able to manage stakeholders and get things done’ ▪︎ Major achievements: - Delivery of Finance Operating Working Capital project onto DSM Analytical Platform providing business and cost benefits to the Finance area. - Implementation of Sales Analytics Toolbox, the first AWS analytics project to go live onto the new DSM Analytical Platform, introducing new best practices, guidelines and automating processes. - Assigned new Lead Project Manager for Purchasing project for DSM that had major issues and missed deadlines – implementing new processes, reconnected business and IT solving major issues within 3 months. - Played key role in winning major contract within Lloyd’s of London for Sherwood Computer Services - Changed Business Intelligence process for Royal Mail with better linkage between business and third- party development resulting in improved documentation for requirement gathering, faster delivery, documentation, customer satisfaction and development cost savings.

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