Our Leadership Team

Stephen Norman

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.

Toby Pearson
Co-Founder and Managing Director

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

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

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, marketing 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.