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

Royal BAM Global CIO Steve Capper moves to SNC-Lavalin

Royal BAM International CIO Steve Capper moves to SNC-Lavalin

Steve Capper, former world wide CIO at Royal BAM Group, has moved to civil engineering company SNC-Lavalin to become its new group chief info officer.

Capper designed the transfer to the Montreal, Canada-primarily based company this month right after more than three many years at Dutch development huge Royal BAM. In advance of that, Capper was, first, world wide chief know-how officer then, briefly, vice president of world wide know-how innovation, at engineering company AECOM, leaving shortly after the company designed the govt choice to outsource its whole IT estate to IBM.

Capper has also labored in numerous know-how and know-how leadership roles at Skanska and Arup right after graduating from the Leeds College of Building in 1992.

A important qualified concentration for Capper has been info-driven digital transformation, with such a change commencing to affect organisations even in more classic business sectors.

“My encounter in driving transformational alter of significant IT departments from a know-how, info and employee engagement standpoint in significant providers, such as Royal BAM Group, AECOM, Skanska and Arup, will be a important enabler in my new job at SNC-Lavalin,” Capper advised Computing.

He ongoing: “I will be accountable in establishing and keeping a strong partnership with our IT strategic associates, optimising the company’s systems and processes, and deploying new systems that aid and enable our new strategic way.

“In addition, I will be dependable for guaranteeing that all the important things are in put to put into action a prosperous digital transformation that is aimed at shaping our future and the future of engineering companies that is, in the higher use of info.”

Capper described SNC-Lavalin as “at the crossroads of its digital age”, introducing that he would “support SNC-Lavalin incorporate classic engineering skills with info driven know-how”.

Capper is also a member of the Computing Leading 250 Uk IT Leaders, and was a finalist and runner-up as CIO of the 12 months at the UKIT Awards. The 2020 Uk IT Awards will be open up for entries in June.