Ray Long

President, BCS & CEO of Benefits and Pensions Digital Technology Services Ltd

Ray Long joined the UK Senior Civil Service when moving to the Department of Health in 1997, before his appointment as IT Director at the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in 1999. He became CEO of the Northern Ireland Business Development Service in 2004 before serving as Programme Director for the nationwide NHS Choose and Book service and Major Projects Director in the Cabinet Office. He joined HMRC as Director of Business Tax Change in 2011, before becoming Director of Corporate Services Change in 2013. In 2014 he joined the Department for Work and Pensions, initially with responsibility for that Department’s Infrastructure Modernisation Programme, more recently as Director of Technology Platforms, and now as CEO of Benefits and Pensions Digital Technology Services Ltd, the Government-owned company established to insource IT applications development, maintenance and support services. Ray has also been an Associate Lecturer with The Open University since 1993, delivering programmes of leadership and strategy in the UK and internationally. A Chartered Director, Engineer and IT Professional, he is a graduate of the Government’s Major Projects Leadership Academy and a Warden of the IT City Livery Company.

My Sessions

Closing Keynote: Making IT Good for Jersey and Society

Don Theatre

Making IT Good for Jersey and Society BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, President Ray Long has travelled over from the UK to be at the Jersey Tech Fair. He will be giving his thoughts on the Jersey Tech scene as he’s found it and where it can fit into a global digital world. He will […]

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eGov – Where Next?

Don Theatre

eGov – Where Next ? Now that Jersey is over a year into its’ eGov initiative, the internal emphasis is on picking up the pace and integrating the different strands of the underlying reorganisation. Our eGov Panel, this year, however, will focus on the potential for using our eGov platform, once created, to bring wider […]