Adam Lennon, Chief Information Officer, Unicef UK

Adam is passionate about using the power of technology to make a difference to the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people. Adam has over 10 years’ experience working in senior IT positions within the not for profit sector and he is currently Chief Information Officer at Unicef UK, where he is responsible for bringing together digital, data and technology to help Unicef make transformative change for every child in danger.

Previously, Adam was Head of IT at Plan International UK – an international development organisation which advances children’s rights and equality for girls – and prior to that, he worked at Save the Children UK, where he ran technology operations and service delivery functions throughout a period of significant growth. Adam has also worked in the commercial sector at a managed IT services company and at IBM.

Adam is a Trustee of Charity IT Leaders, the premier networking organisation for technology professionals in the UK charity sector. Adam leads on strategy development for the charity, which has now reached its highest ever number of members. Adam is an advocate for talent and people development and he has helped ensure that supporting the professional development of its members – and the next generation of technology leaders – is at the heart of Charity IT Leaders’ strategy.