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Richard Atkins

Executive Vice President - Oracle Cloud Applications

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Richard has over 18 years’ experience of implementing Oracle Human Capital Management solutions. He spent his early years working for Oracle as a technical consultant, before moving on to become a solution architect specializing in the delivery of Oracle HCM and Payroll solutions. Richard has taken a leading role in projects for customers including high profile companies such as British Telecom, Reuters, Oracle, Yorkshire Building Society, Lloyds TSB, NHS, Alcoa, and Ministry of Justice and delivered Oracle HCM solutions in UK, Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, United States, Switzerland, and India.

Richard’s prime focus since October 2011 has been Oracle’s new product Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management, in early 2012 Certus was offered the opportunity to be one of the first partners to be trained in Oracle Fusion HCM, and Richard attended this training at Oracle’s offices in San Francisco, since that time he has gone on to become one of the first consultants in Europe to be certified as a Fusion implementer by Oracle.  Richard has been working closely with the Oracle Centre of Excellence and Oracle University ever since.

Richard has been running Oracle University Fusion HCM course since April 2012 and was engaged by Oracle to provide training and consultancy guidance to Oracle Consulting Services and Accenture in the early stages of their implementation of Fusion HCM at Societe Generale.  He was more recently engaged by Oracle Consulting Services to provide guidance and training for the UBS implementation of Fusion HCM.

Richard is widely recognized as a leading expert in the implementation of Oracle Fusion Applications and is currently overseeing the delivery of Certus implementation of Fusion HCM and Taleo at Lavendon Group Plc across 9 countries.

Richard has worked for Certus Solutions since 2010 and is the Executive Vice President for Oracle Cloud Services, covering the Fusion Applications and Taleo Practice as well as Training Services Division.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Science with Honors, BSc (Hons), in Computing in Business from Brunel University.