Pascal Allouard - . Brussels, Brussels, BE

Pascal Allouard Pascal Allouard

IT Program Manager | Pascal Allouard Consulting

Brussels, Brussels, BE

Experienced IT Program Manager in Financial Sector

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Biography

A highly skilled IT program manager with extensive technical IT expertise, knowledgeable about business case development and financial impacts of IT. Fully conversant with best of breed practices through the full project lifecycle, with a consistent track record in delivering cost effective strategic solutions. Strong people skills, with proven ability to build successful, cohesive teams and interact well with individuals across all levels of the business.
Skills
• Developed and implemented business cases for international mergers, working closely with senior management to board level
• Managed numerous high profile projects through the full lifecycle, including requirements gathering, detailed specifications, project planning, resource management, implementation, testing and hand-over to operations
• Experienced practitioner of project methodologies and structured techniques
• Proven ability to drive improvements in IS facilities and costs through ongoing detailed analysis, evaluations, procurement and supplier negotiations
• Management consultant with experience in the financial sector
• Proven ability to develop and manage successful 3rd party relationships, including suppliers and contractors etc.
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Education
MBA from International University of Japan / University of Southern California Los Angeles
Engineering Degree from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France)
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Career History
AXA in Brussels
Interim Program Management Officer February 2007
to Present
Interim IT Program Management Officer at AXA. Included in major international initiatives including:
- Global Strategic Platform initiative: business case, resource planning and reporting
- Financial Transparency for IT costs, building Charge Card and Service Based Pricing
- Move from mainframe to distributed environments
- Data center consolidation, moving more than 1.500 servers and 3 mainframes to a central European IT center
- Business case following an international merger with Winterthur
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Booz Allen Hamilton in London
Senior Associate August 2004
to June 2007
Strategy consulting within the IT practice. Major assignments include:
- Enterprise Architecture with UK Pensions
- Infrastructure Stabilization at Barclays
- IT Support Model at BP
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City Practitioners (now CAPCO) in London
Practitioner July 2003
to July 2004
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Detica in London
Principal January 2000
to June 2003

Industry Expertise (6)

Financial Services Insurance Banking Information Technology and Services Management Consulting IT Services/Consulting

Areas of Expertise (7)

Information Technology Program Management Strategy Management Consulting Banking Insurance Data Centers

Accomplishments (5)

Cloud Computing (professional)

IT Program Manager for a project aiming at implementing a private cloud computing

Financial Transparency (professional)

In charge of a project improving financial transparency for IT services

Data Center Move (professional)

In charge of program management to move 2 mainframes and 2000 servers

Post-Merger Integration (professional)

In charge of a business case and the following implementation of a post-merger integration in the financial sector

Transformation Program in Financial Sector (professional)

For Booz & Co, in charge of a Transformation Program in the financial sector.

Education (2)

Ecole Centrale de Lyon: Engineering, Information Technology 1985

International University of Japan: MBA, Business 1999

On the Dean's List

Affiliations (1)

  • Project Management Institute

Event Appearances (1)

Title

Enterprise Architecture  London

2007-06-14

Sample Talks (2)

IT Strategic Platforms in the Financial Sector

Building IT Strategic Platforms in the Financial Sector:
- Business Context
- Shared Applications & Platforms
- Infrastructure

Cloud Computing in the Financial Sector

Implementation of a private cloud in the financial sector

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader

Fees

500 to 2000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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