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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 Leeke

James Leeke
Managing Director EMEA region

James leads the financial services business across EMEA and is responsible for sales, programme execution, operations and customer success for over 120 of our customers in the region.
James has over 5 years’ experience in financial crime and has been with BAE Systems for over 17 years, in a range of senior roles including as International Strategy and Corporate Development Director, Transformation Director, and has led multi-billion pound bids.  He has also worked as the Chief of Staff for the former CEO of BAE Systems Plc.


Sanjay Samuel

Sanjay Samuel 
Head of APAC Region 

Sanjay leads all facets of the financial services business in Asia, including sales, delivery, operations and customer support.
He has more than 20 years' experience in the technology sector, having spent many of these at a NYSE listed technology company focused on data warehouse, analytics and big data.
Sanjay has experience working across the JAPAC region, having spent periods of his career in Korea, Japan and Singapore.


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Paul Stacey
Head of North America Region 

Paul is responsible for all aspects of the financial services business in North America, including sales, delivery, operations and customer support.
He has spent many years in the technology sector, leading business development in financial services for BAE Systems, and previously for Autonomy and IBM.  He has also worked for De Le Rue where he was responsible for the expansion of currency and passport services into North America.


James Fox

James Fox
Global Delivery Director 

James is responsible for all aspects of product and service delivery for our financial sevices customers.  This includes customer success, professional services, managed services, consulting, customer support and customer training.
He has spent 15 years at BAE Systems leading delivery teams, 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 the government and transport markets.


 Kilian Colleran

Kilian Colleran
Director of Engineering 

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.



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