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About Us

Moonshot Consultancy is run by Gary Ford.

 

Gary has more than 30 years experience in the IT industry, focused on Financial Services

 

Most recently, Gary was a Managing Director at JP Morgan (JPM), where he:

  • Built the business case and secured the funding for the firm-wide implementation of ServiceNow

  • Ran the programme to implement the first phases of the ServiceNow incident and change management solutions

  • Revolutionised JPM’s Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB)  incident management capability, reducing recovery time by over 50%

  • Developed the firm’s command centre strategy and oversaw the implementation of the European capability in Bournemouth in the UK, designing a highly collaborative approach across more than 250 support staff.

  • Built the strategic operating model for the support of over 200 CIB applications, improving stability year on year by over 30% and reducing cost by over $6mm p.a.

 

In addition, Gary was  a member of the Leadership team for JPMorgan’s Bournemouth campus in the UK, a home to more than 4000 employees.  As part of his role there, he ran a number of initiatives aimed at increasing collaboration, improving employee experiences and enhancing employee engagement.

He also co-founded JPMorgan’s male allies programme for Women in Technology

Moonshot Partnerships

As well as providing our services directly, we are also a partner with the following organisations to help the world of work:

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Co-founder of the 4i forum - an innovative new on-line learning capability that uses the power of dialogue to help businesses uncover new thinking to challenge their current ways of working

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Male Allies representative for Women on the Wharf and the co-lead for their virtual networking series - Inspire which aims to bring twice monthly events across women's (and men's) network groups

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Co-founder of Male Allies for Gender Equality (MAGE) - a LinkedIn company set up to connect male ally groups to continue our learning on being partners with women to achieve a more gender balanced world

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Supporting the Women's SatNav to Success's ground-breaking annual survey and co-creating programmes for women and men to create more inclusive workplaces together