Mark Sweeny

Mark is the Chief Executive of Certus Solutions and is an award winning industry recognised specialist in the delivery of large scale change management programmes. His knowledge and breadth of skills has enabled him to provide counsel and direction to the boards of two international software houses; a change management consultancy; central government departments (Cabinet Office, Ministry of Justice, National Offender Management Services, HMPS, Home Office, Civil Service HR, DEFRA, Office for National Statistics, HM Treasury) and overseen the start-up of two businesses. Equally renowned for his business development activities with over £35m professional services engagements closed and delivered over a 30 year career.

In 2007 having successfully delivered the Phoenix HR Shared Services Programme for HM Prison Service Mark created Certus Solutions and by 2011 had identified the wider market opportunity of “Cloud Computing”. Mark subsequently positioned the company as the first UK only leading and dedicated specialist service provider of Oracle ERP & HCM and Talent Acquisition (Taleo) Cloud based enabled business transformation programmes through its engage® service delivery and ongoing support services model.

Today Certus is an Oracle Platinum Partner holding specialisations in ERP, HCM and Taleo Cloud, with a global presence and offices in UK, Australia and India.

Mark is a Fellow and Certified IT Professional of the British Computing Society (FBCS CITP) and holds and First Class Honours degree in Business Studies from Westminster University and a MBA from the Strathclyde Graduate Business School.