Arif is a chief technology officer (CTO) who has helped launch and scale both start-ups and new business units at public-listed companies. He combines an extensive strategy and technology background with a specialty in organizations undergoing large-scale transformation or disruption. Previously, he has held executive-level roles (CTO, CIO, CDO) in multiple industries and organizations, including Lloyds Banking Group, Morrisons PLC, Booker PLC, and the Ministry of Justice. The roles involved management of budgets of up to £1 billion and P&Ls of £900 million, as well as leadership of teams of more than 1,000.
Arif has an MBA with distinction from City, University of London’s Cass Business School.