Mark O'Neill

London, England

Highly experienced digital & IT transformation and delivery professional.

Currently running rapid delivery and innovation for the UK Government Digital Service:

  • Building new electoral registration system for 50 million users
  • Rethinking the criminal justice digital delivery landscape
  • Developing new strategic direction for service integration and delivery to transform legacy applications
  • Designing a new financial services system for 30 million people for 5% of previous costs
  • Delivering dataviz and big data analysis tools to help manage over £150 billion of UK Government spend
  • Delivered over £60 million of savings in the past year alone
  • Continuous delivery of an average of 6 new major products every quarter with a team of 5


Founder, UK Government Skunkworks (driving successful culture change and rapid delivery across the public sector)

Chief Information Officer for Department for Communities and Local Government (driving user satisfaction up from 10% to 80% within 3 months)

Chief Information Officer for Department for Culture, Media and Sport (driving costs down by 40%)

Chief Information Officer for London 2012 (delivering the most successful Games ever)

Guest Lecturer - Oxford University, Goldsmith's College, Kingston University

Speaker - Cloud, Open Source, Innovation, Disruption, Entrepreneurship, Digital Transformation, Agile Delivery

Writer - Technology, Science, Culture, Art

  • Work
    • GDS
  • Education
    • Astrophysics