BAE Systems

Our leadership team brings experience from across the globe and from a wide range of industries
 
 
 
Mike Foster

Mike Foster
Managing Director, Financial Services

Mike joined the company in November 2019 from IT services and consulting business, DXC, where he was the Global Account Manager for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, and prior to that he was the General Manager of the FS sector at Fujitsu.
 
He has a wealth of experience in senior executive and sales leadership roles, working with US, EMEIA and Japanese IT technology companies in the private and public sectors. Mike has specific international industry experience in the banking and insurance sectors, and has developed an extensive network of senior executive relationships following roles at Fujitsu UK&I, CSC, Logica (now CGI), Hewlett Packard UK and InfoTech Enterprises Europe.
 
Mike is married with 3 daughters and lives in Brighton. 

 

 
 
James Fox

James Fox
Regional Customer Officer
EMEA Region 

James leads our business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and is responsible for all aspects of our customer relationships in region. This includes sales, service delivery and ongoing customer support across the financial services customers in EMEA.
 
He has spent 15 years at BAE Systems focused on serving financial services customers, and more than 22 years in the technology and software industry.
 
James has previously worked in software product and consultancy businesses delivering real-time technology across government and commercial markets.

 

 
 
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Gerard O'Reilly 
Regional Customer Officer

APAC Region 

Gerard leads our business in Asia Pacific (APAC) and is responsible for all aspects of our customer relationships including sales, service delivery and ongoing customer support across our financial services customers in the region.
 
He has been with BAE Systems since 2005 working with our clients in the Financial Services sector and he relocated to Melbourne from Ireland in 2007 to help establish our business in the region.
 
Gerard is a full-time working father of three, and enjoys playing soccer competitively. He holds a UEFA B licence accreditation for soccer which is helpful in the coaching he does with junior teams at his local club.

 

 
 
 Kilian Colleran

Kilian Colleran
Engineering Director

With over 20 years' engineering and leadership experience at BAE Systems, Kilian leads our product engineering function as Director of Engineering. He is also the General Manager for our Ireland operation.
 
Kilian has worked around the world in the finance, telecommunications and manufacturing sectors, as well as for Intel, Amdahl and Cap Gemini.
 
Kilian is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.

 

 
 
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Peter Fisher
Product Director 

Peter is responsible for the financial services product portfolio and leads our product management and product marketing functions.
 
He has over 25 years of technology portfolio mangement experience,  having held leadership roles in 4Finance, an online consumer lending company.
 
Peter has also spent 19 years working for Nokia, heading up the product management and portfolio planning team of Nokia’s digital service and applications business.

 

 
 
Will Selby

Will Selby
Sales Operations

Will is responsible for ensuring the global sales team have the tools and knowledge required to help our financial services clients improve and maintain their financial anti-crime platforms and cyber security capabilities.
 
He has spent the last 5 years working in the financial crime and compliance sector, in varied roles including Business Operations and Project Management, (and is passionate about delivering on our goal of helping customers detect and prevent financial crime).

 

 
 

 
 
 
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