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Michael Herron

Michael leads the Central Government business unit for CGI in the UK. His vision is for CGI to be recognised by UK Government as a world class end-to-end IT and business consulting services provider, helping them to succeed in delivering their ambition and strategy of critical, citizen-centric services - using the power of technology to improve the lives and security of UK citizens.

Michael studied Politics at Reading University and then completed an MA in International Relations at King’s College London. He started his career at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and then held a number of positions at ICL and Fujitsu. Michael has spent the entirety of his twenty year career either working in, or serving, the UK public sector.

Within CGI, Michael has held a number of Account Director and Sector Director positions within the UK Public Sector Business Unit. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President for the Health and Justice sectors.

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Driving the social agenda for Central Government

29 March 2019 CGI is helping deliver the government’s social policy agenda, working as a partner to government to update core public safety, health and IT systems. As well as working to deliver policy, we are helping to drive the social agenda, informing and supporting research on how society can harness the ...

CGI and UK Government: Joining the dots

18 December 2018 Michael Herron, Vice President Business Unit Leader, Central Government, CGI UK, talks about how CGI is helping key public service agencies work together more effectively.

How can we meet the challenge of social care?

13 December 2016 Caring for older and vulnerable citizens is one of greatest challenges facing societies in the prosperous western world today.  We all know the population is ageing but the rate of change can startle: the number of centenarians in the UK quadrupled in the last 30 years. Over the same period ...