Information Strategist, Independent Advisor & Trainer. Vice President Professional Development at DAMA International

Christopher Bradley has spent over 40 years in the forefront of the Information Management field, working for International organisations in Information Management Strategy, Data Governance, Data Quality, Information Assurance, Master Data Management, Metadata Management, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence.

Chris is an independent Information Strategist & a recognised thought leader.  He advises clients including, Enterprise Oil, ExxonMobil, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Statoil, and TOTAL.  Outside E&P he works with Alinma Bank, Riyad Bank, SABB, SAMA, Saudi NIC, American Express, ANZ, British Gas, Bank of England, BP, Celgene, Cigna Insurance, Emirates NBD, GSK, HSBC, NAB, and National Grid.

He is VP of Professional Development for DAMA-International, the inaugural Fellow of DAMA CDMP, past president of DAMA UK.  He is an author of the DMBOK 2 and author & examiner for professional certifications.  In 2016 Chris received the lifetime achievement award from DAMA International for exceptional services to furthering Data Management education & to the International Data Management community.

Recently he has delivered a comprehensive appraisal of Information Management practices at an Oil & Gas super major, Data Governance strategy for a Life Sciences Company, and Information Management training for a Government Organisation.

Chris guides Global organizations on Information Strategy, Data Governance, Information Management best practice and how organisations can genuinely manage Information as a critical corporate asset.  Frequently he is engaged to evangelise the Information Management and Data Governance message to Executive management, introduce data governance and new business processes for Information Management and to deliver training and mentoring.

Chris is Director of the E&P standards committee “DMBoard”, sits on several International Data Standards committees, teaches at several Master’s Degree University classes.  He authored “Data Modelling for the Business”, is a primary author of DMBoK 2.0, a member of the Meta Data Professionals Organisation (MPO) and a holder at “Fellow” level of CDMP and examiner for several professional certifications.

Chris is an acknowledged thought leader in Data Governance, author of several papers and books, and an expert judge on the annual Data Governance best practice awards.

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We had a privilege to interview Chris  in January 2020.  Read more here.

Previous comments regarding the trainer:

  • Chris has a good sense of humour and very knowledgeable in the subject. Very motivating.
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