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Meetup: ‘How to Build a new Government Department from the ground up’ with Shaun Cooney

Out with the old, in with the new.

How to Build a new Government Department Meetup with Shaun Cooney

Learn how Shaun approached Organisational Design & Change in Government and in what way his teams are now supporting the response to the current pandemic.

In Shaun’s words:
“I was given a relatively blank canvas and few constraints (but a lot of baggage) within a pretty well-regulated and governed Government organisation. I’ve built up a whole new department from nothing in just over a year to something that is now unexpectedly supporting the Government’s COVID-19 response.”

About your Speaker

Shaun Cooney is the vice-chair of TechUK and Strategic Advisor for Technology & Innovation at Splunk. In his previous role, Shaun was the Head of Cyber Security Engineering, within a 150-strong (growing to 300+) engineering business unit within the UK Government responsible for the strategic direction, transformational change and day-to-day running of the area delivering software systems to Government customers and the UK public.

Also, an agile coach, Shaun worked across the Civil Service and select private sector bodies, focusing on organisational design and change, leadership development and technical delivery. I have achieved CSP-SM and working toward CTC and CEC on an Agile Coaching Development programme.

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