Bill McCluggage

Bill McCluggage

Bill McCluggage

Managing Director, Laganview Associates |

Bill McCluggage is Managing Director of Laganview Associates Ltd. He became the first CIO for the Irish Government in 2013 and was CIO for the Northern Ireland Civil Service (2005 – 2009). He joined the Cabinet Office in 2009 as deputy UK Government CIO. While in the Cabinet Office he was the Executive Director responsible for the UK Government’s ICT Strategy and was instrumental in the development of the Government G-Cloud, and was SRO for the Identity Assurance Programme, now GOV.UK Verify. He has held the positions of IT Director of H&W Heavy Industries Ltd and CTO Public Sector for EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd. He is a visiting Professor at the Ulster University’s Business School, an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Northern Ireland Science Park, he is Chair of the Belfast Branch of the BCS and was recently appointed to the Governing Body of the Northern Regional College. He is also a Freeman of the City of London.