Antony Collard is a Vice President in our Central Government business unit, overseeing the delivery of high-quality IT services for major Government Departments and leads the growth of two of the business unit’s largest accounts. He joined CGI in 2021 following 30 years of service in the public sector, having worked at HMRC, DWP and the Inland Revenue.

During his 16 years at HMRC Antony held roles as Digital Director and Director of Architecture, Strategy, Design and Innovation. In that time he led the delivery of large scale IT transformation programmes and as Digital Director was instrumental in building HMRC’s Digital Delivery Centre capability from two small centres to seven centres across the country, with over 1500 people working to transform HMRCs online digital services, a blend of Civil Servants and people from multiple suppliers.

In his current role, Antony continues to support Government IT delivery helping the government to roll out transformational technology across numerous organisations. Antony also champions SME’s through CGI’s Central Government Ecosystem programme, helping to cultivate reciprocal relationships where cultural fit and delivery excellence is key.