Growing firm recruits senior IT and technology strategy specialist
Edinburgh and London-based Quorum Nework Resources has appointed Crawford Hawley-Groat to the newly-created role of consultant chief technical officer (CTO).
Starting immediately, Hawley-Groat joins Quorum from Maclay, Murray & Spens LLP and will help the firm to grow its interim and part-time CTO function and deliver strategic direction for a variety of clients.
A senior IT executive and technology strategist, Hawley-Groat brings broad experience from a successful background in the legal and professional service sectors.
Having worked for organisations including Maclay Murray & Spens LLP and Heriot Watt University, he brings a host of skills including experience of business change management, business transformation, IT service transition, IT strategies and delivering added business value through the use of technology.
Charles Scott, Quorum’s technical director, said: “Crawford is a strong addition to the Quorum team. He is an industry thought leader with a proven track record and will deliver technology strategies to ensure our customers continue to receive industry-leading IT.”
Quorum was founded in 1999 by Charles Scott and Andrew Watson.
Nearly 17 years on, the company has developed an enterprise IT transformation and consultancy business, managed services business, software development team and, with the addition of managing director, James Frost, sister company Quorum Legal.
According to the firm, Quorum has established an excellent reputation across a number of industries including financial services, legal, manufacturing, distribution, and public sector.