About Christiane

About Christiane

Senior Advisor to global businesses on Business Transformation, IT Restructuring and Cyber Security Management

Multicultural Business Experience:

  • Speak fluent English, French, Vietnamese. Conversational German & Spanish
  • Opened offices in London and New York
  • Sold and ran large technology recovery projects to global bank CEOs, COOs and CIOs in UK, US, Japan, Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland
  • Managed staff from 21 different countries

 

Cutting edge technology and cyber security expertise:

  • Large-Scale Transformation:
    • International Telco – Restructured 15,000 skilled employees and implemented Resource Management Process with a Culture Change programme
    • Public Financial Software Company – Restructured Global Sales Organisation, Improved Sales Compensation Model & Set up Sales Operations, Consulting Services & Training.
  • Advisory to CEO and Board of Swiss private bank on Cyber Security, Produced Cyber Security Roadmap and organized successful search a new CISO.
  • Digital Transformation: coaching of Head of Software Development on Agile, new Technology and process

 

Business Review, Restructuring & Turnarounds:

  • Restructured VC backed Company for sale
  • Restructured FTSE 100 UK technology investment company portfolio for strategic rationalization
  • Review & Recommendations of UK Export Finance Business for UK Government
  • Review & Recommendations of UK International Trade Customer Journey for UK Government
  • Christiane is a Visiting Senior Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Turnaround at the University of Suffolk.

 

CEO/Founder with full P&L responsibilities:

  • Founded an IT Services (Consultancy, Software Development & Managed Services) Company that grew 100% year-on-year for 7 years.
  • Built and managed a company of 300 people, with offices in 3 international locations
  • Set up full Board with Non-Executive Directors and registered the company as a Plc (Public Limited Company)
  • Achieved a successful trade sale in eighth year, Company was self funded, no external investment.
  • Founded a Search Company focusing on Senior Technology personnel in the Financial Services Sector

 

Non-Exec Experience:

  • NED Trustee of WaterAid, a global NGO,
  • Member of Audit & Remuneration Committees.
  • Served two terms limit (6 years)
  • Visited Burkina Faso & Malawi to review governance and efficacy of multiple Aid projects

 

Culture Change:

  • Operationalized corporate culture to support growth and strategy execution
  • Successful in building a service culture focused on performance and accountability

 

Professional Awards:

  • 2000     Virgin/Sunday Times Profit Track 100
  • 1999     Virgin/Sunday Times Fast Track 100
  • 1999     Finalist Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • 1998     Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Finalist
  • 2017     Order of the British Empire for Services to UK & International Business

Christiane Wuillamie O.B.E.

If you are serious about restructuring and business transformation, Christiane is available for advisory support or hands-on assignments.


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