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Phil Brunkard


West Yorkshire


Business Services, Digital, Education, Energy, Government, Healthcare, Management Consulting, Not for Profit / Charity, Property, Public Sector, Technology

About Phil

Digital transformation leader with over 25 years’ experience in technology leadership, consultancy and enterprise architecture. Covering strategy and roadmaps; innovation and design-thinking; business development and complex transformation programme delivery roles across both business and public sector.

Track record for ensuring technology and innovative solutions combined with cultural change can meet business challenges and objectives and achieve sustainable outcomes and enhanced customer experience.

Enthusiastic people leader with history of coaching and motivating teams and individuals to perform at their best in designing excellent solutions to develop ongoing profitable client relationships and successful business benefits.

Visible profile as a regular conference speaker and author on the opportunities and challenges with emerging technology - covering: The future of work | Technology Leadership | Internet of Things | Smart Cities | Cloud | Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning | 5G | Cyber Security.

Phil's Career History

June 2019 - Ongoing
Republic of Things

Non-Executive Director

• Developed roadmap with commercial and technology strategy to deliver new business growth for innovative IOT proposition resulting in three customer innovation projects within six months.

May 2019 - Ongoing
Fractional/CIO Ltd.


• Authored cloud adoption strategy white paper for housing sector – sponsored by AWS and RackSpace.
• Delivered an ‘agile design sprint’ client project, leading and coaching a diverse team to collaborate to produce a solution prototype to solve key business challenges using agile/design thinking techniques.
• Produced digital leadership and innovation training for an executive leadership team as part of an executive development programme.
• Delivered Application Architecture review for large council that included cost analysis, risk assessment and recommended roadmap for change to address business risks.
• Completed As-Is Enterprise Architecture assessment for large housing association with recommended roadmap for cloud migration.

October 2018 - Ongoing
Accent Group

Non-Executive Director

• Mentored Executive and Customer Experience leadership teams and developed innovation and solution ideas and recommendations for developing strategy and 3-year service improvement plan.