Why DTSQUARED?

We live and breathe data.

Our Purpose

To be our clients’ Data partner of choice; helping you create tangible benefits by harnessing the Power of Data.

Our Promise

We solve real world business problems and unlock opportunities for our clients.

Our Principles

We work side-by-side with our clients as advisors and long-term data partners. We provide genuine value before, during and after every project for every client.

Our Personality

We are smart people with smart solutions.  Our team are intelligent, curious and passionate about all aspects of data.  We help bring technology and innovation to life.

Our Track Record

At DTSQUARED, we live and breathe data. We are smart people with smart solutions, solving real business problems and unlocking value for our clients. We believe we bring the best of both worlds to our people and our clients, with the structure, expertise, and qualifications of an established organisation alongside the innovation, creativity, and culture of a start-up. We are incredibly proud of our team of intelligent, curious, and confident minds and we know our clients love working with them too!

We work across the UK, US and Europe and have helped solve data challenges for numerous large global organisations including HSBC, Credit Suisse, Barclays, Ford Credit and Deutsche Bank. We are Partners with the world’s leading data management software providers including Informatica, Snowflake & Collibra and have experience across numerous sectors including Financial Services, Real Estate, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Media, and the Public Sector.

Our Leadership Team

Our exceptional team truly are at the heart of our success. Their professionalism and commitment to our clients is the reason we have such strong relationships and repeat business.

There are now over 65 people in the DTSQUARED team, all of whom are intelligent, curious, and confident with a passion for designing and implementing data solutions and innovative technologies.

Alastair Brown

Chairman

Alastair has held numerous senior business and technology roles at RBS, including CIO International Banking, and as the CEO of AIM listed software house Lombard Risk. Alastair has 28 years’ experience across banking, financial services, technology and software delivery. He has extensive transformation experience having led multi-disciplinary and global teams comprised of internal, vendor and off and near-shored participants.

Toby Pearson

Co-Founder & CEO

Toby is a highly experienced programme and commercial manager with a technical background, an infectious enthusiasm for life and drive for success.

He is hands-on in all aspects of client delivery and management of DTSQUARED, but remains strategically focused at all times. He has a proven record of success across the complete project lifecycle with particular strength in banking and financial services environments.

Outside of work Toby is an IRONMAN triathlete, junior rugby coach for his son’s team and local pantomime director.

John Taylor

Co-Founder and Director

John has built a successful career in forming and developing consulting, software development and resourcing businesses; taking a number of firms from start-up to trade sale or management buy out ranging from £12 – 35 million. John’s strength is identifying business opportunities in the financial market place, he is focused on our sales strategy and senior level client relationships at DTSQUARED.

Outside of work John is an avid Arsenal supporter, a busy father of three and an IRONMAN triathlete.

Tostig Pearson

Head of Innovation, Training, Education and Security

Highly experienced Information Specialist with extensive experience in the data space; Collibra certified, solution driven and a no-nonsense approach to what can be achieved quickly and effectively. Extensive consulting experience within investment banking and financial services leading technical teams and programmes to successful delivery. Tostig has proven capability in originating solutions in the financial and regulatory space for complex integration challenges.

Outside of work Tostig has a young family that keep him busy, and when time allows enjoys baking treacle tarts.

Melanie Jenner

CAO

Melanie has a background in running IT and business change recruitment teams across agency, consultancy and managed service firms; she is now focused on talent attraction, reward, and retention at DTSQUARED; as well as broad commercial and operational management to drive efficiency and ensure high quality client delivery can be achieved.

Outside of work Melanie has a young family and enjoys playing for a city based Netball team.

Stephen Norman

Non-Executive Director

Stephen spent 20 years working with technology in investment banks, relatively evenly divided between Paribas Capital Markets, Merrill Lynch and most recently as CIO of RBS Global Banking and Markets.

His specific interests and expertise are in four areas (a) IT organisation and operating model (b) global sourcing and outsourcing (c) resilience and business continuity (d) large scale project delivery.

Stephen joined DTSQUARED in 2015 and his wealth of experience is driving structure and growth to the business as we expand.

Greg Sharp

Head of Data Technical Practice

Greg has been delivering technical solutions for over 30 years as well as having an extensive background in Consulting.

Always focused on creating solutions using appropriate tooling and infrastructure without losing sight of the business objectives, timescales and budget.

Scott Beange

Head of Data Advisory Practice

Scott is an accomplished Senior Consultant with over fifteen years’ experience in business transformation, change management and multi-workstream delivery in financial services. ​Scott has in-depth experience managing the end-to-end delivery of a number of complex data management programmes for a range of clients.

Steve Daly

Head of Data Project Practice

Steve has spent over 20 years delivering transformational change programmes within Financial Service organisations​. He has managed global, multi-year, data strategy programmes, successfully delivering positive business outcomes for data warehousing, data quality, governance and master data management projects.

Gary Paul

Strategic Account Director

Gary is a highly experienced Director with 30+ years of deep Financial Services background both within industry itself and as a consultant. He is involved in all aspect of client engagement, from helping to shape compelling propositions through to being involved at the coal face leading and supporting engagements. He has a passion for delivering complex projects and helping to bring to life the visions people have created on paper. Outside of work Gary is an enthusiastic runner with more 20,000 kms under his belt.

Paul Frank

Country Head – North America

Paul is a results oriented, passionate, Senior Change Consultant delivering a successful track record of business growth and change. He has worked across both technical and business change programmes encompassing diverse, challenging sectors. Having spent the last 25 years working with global teams and businesses, Paul is using that experience to manage the definition and implementation of global data strategies for our existing and growing client base in North America. Outside of work Paul enjoys travelling with his family and a relaxing round of golf.

Paul Brough

Strategic Account Director

Paul has extensive business and technology experience within the Financial Services industry. He has a strong background in technology and process reengineering, including manufacturing experience. Paul has led complex programmes and large teams, operating around the world delivering critical services and solutions for demanding clients. Paul has held senior positions (Managing Director level) at a Tier 1 Bank and is experienced in dealing with C-level individuals. Paul is heavily focused on efficiency, costs, productivity and achieving the right outcomes for the client.

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