Phil SearleFounder & CEO
Phil Searle is the Founder and CEO of Chazey Partners, which is a management consulting firm that provides expert business advisory and transformation services, including implementation of shared services. Phil founded Chazey Partners ten years ago, in 2006.
Phil is a globally recognized expert in business transformation, shared services, offshoring, and outsourcing, covering both the private and public sectors. He is a regular speaker, judge and chairperson at numerous events around the globe. He has written many articles on these subjects.
Phil was granted an O1 Visa status by the US government in 2008, which then resulted in his gaining accelerated Green Card status in 2009 through the EB1 Extraordinary Ability Green Card program. The Canadian Federal Government also first issued him with a C10 Visa in 2009 (renewed periodically since then); this visa is only granted where there is “Significant Benefit to Canada” as per regulations.
Prior to his current work, Phil was Group Vice President and CFO of Cendant TDS’s International Markets Division. Prior to Cendant, Phil was VP Finance and Corporate Controller at 3Com Corporation. Here he headed the Corporate Controller Function and the Worldwide Shared Finance Services team.
He trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) in the UK with KPMG. He has a BA Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Exeter and is also a member of Financial Executives International (FEI).
10:45 AM How To Determine If & When Your IA Initiatives Might Be Ready For A Center Of Excellence (COE)
There’s certainly a lot of value in establishing a CoE for organizations with robust IA initiatives.
However, how do you determine if your organization’s IA program is in need of a CoE – now or in the near future?
In this session, we will discuss such matters as:
- Assessing your IA program’s envisioned short and long-term objectives
- Evaluating your IA program’s scope, human capital and IT infrastructure capabilities – where it is now and where it may be in the future
- Regulations your organization must keep top of mind – and if a CoE would assist with managing these matters
- Governance, PR, media relations & marketing