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Garry Harrison 
Managing Director Financial Services 

Garry joined BAE Systems Applied Intelligence in March 2019. He is accountable for delivering services to our financial services clients.
Prior to joining BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Garry was a member of the UKI Board, and General Manager for Banking and Capital Markets at DXC Technology, one of the largest independent IT services and consulting businesses globally.  In addition to this, Garry has been member of the Board of Directors for global core banking and payments company, CeleritiFinTech.
Garry has extensive experience of the financial services sector, having worked with major global banks in Global Account Management, General Manager and Partner roles at IBM, Wipro, Atos Origin (formerly KPMG) and DXC Technology.
Outside of work, Garry spends his spare time competing in various sporting events, with the current focus being on triathlon/Iron Man. Garry also supports the charity 1MoreChild, cycling around the world in 25 legs to enable street children in Jinja, Uganda, to go to school and prosper.


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.


Mike Foster

Mike Foster
Head of New Business Sales &

Strategic Pursuits

Mike joined BAE Applied Intelligence in November 2019 and leads our Global New Businesses and Strategic Sales Team.
Mike has over 25 year sales and sales leadership experience gained at world leading technology companies including DXC where he was the Global GM for RBSG, Fujitsu Services, where he was Managing Director for their Financial Services Sector and CSC where he was Country Sales Director.
Mike is married with 3 daughters and lives in Brighton. 


 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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