Researcher Profiles
Tudor Rees
Research Associate, Leading Edge Forum

Tudor is a Research Associate for Leading Edge Forum, based in the UK.  He is a member of the LEF Business Relationship Management (BRM) instructor team, helping clients drive greater business value through powerful business relationship management. 

Tudor has spent 25 years in the IT industry. During his career, he has undertaken a variety of executive roles as Management Consultant with PwC and James Martin, and CIO with multinationals such as Samsung Electronics and BT Group.

At BT, a $24bn turnover company, initially as Head of Group IS Strategy, Tudor was promoted to CIO for BT Group's Shared Service business. This $3bn business unit provided finance, HR, property, IS, procurement and fleet services to internal customers across the Group. As a Board member, Tudor was responsible for all aspects of IS strategy, information management, business intelligence and e-enablement of all internal B2E processes, driving costs down dramatically during his two year tenure.

Prior to BT, Tudor joined James Martin as Head of the European Supply Chain practice and worked for blue chip clients in Retail and Automotive in areas such as IS functional development, CRM and Shared Services.

At Samsung, a $16bn turnover company, Tudor was European IS and Process Innovation Director implementing SAP across manufacturing, sales and distribution units in the UK, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary and Spain. The successful implementation hit all of the targets set for its business case and returned a payback in under two years.

Possessing both business and IT skills, Tudor began his career in ICI in Sales, Procurement, Logistics and Marketing before moving into pan-European Systems Development. Later, joining PwC's Retail/FMCG team, Tudor led and delivered assignments for Woolworth, Asda, Carlsberg, Nestle and Unilever in areas such as IS Strategy, IS Value for money, Reengineering the IS function and ERP implementations.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Leading Edge Forum Journal: December 2006 - The human side of corporate IT

14 DEC 2006 / KIRT MEAD, DAVID MOSCHELLA, TUDOR REES, BRINLEY PLATTS, GORDON WATT, LAURENCE LOCK LEE, RICHARD SYKES, DOUGLAS NEAL

Developing IT Skills and Competencies to Maximize Business Value – presentation

25 JUL 2006 / TUDOR REES

Developing IT Skills and Competencies to Maximize Business Value – podcast

25 JUL 2006 / TUDOR REES

Identifying Opportunities for Business Innovation

29 NOV 2005 / TUDOR REES

‘Concurrent’ architecture development

17 NOV 2005 / TUDOR REES