If there are maturity models for the technology paradigms IT leaders adopt, wouldn’t it be possible to develop a maturity model for IT Leadership as well? That...
Author - Tim Cook
Tim Cook co-leads the firm's Information Officers Practice and runs the HR Practice in London. He conducts senior-level assignments within the technology sector, with a particular focus on CIO & HR roles. He has over 10 years of executive search experience and joined Russell Reynolds Associates in 2008. His U.K. and international search experience includes a variety of appointments across all sectors and geographies including the Middle East. He has conducted leadership assessments of the IT function in different sectors.
Tim’s recent assignments include placing the CIO at a global private medical insurance business; a global utility and a global retailer; the CIOs at the UK’s NHS and Inland Revenue organisations and the CTO at a price comparison website as well as the CTO of an online local directory and the BBC. He has conducted leadership assessments of the IT function in different sectors. Tim has worked with clients in the Middle East and placed the COO of a major stock exchange there as well as CIOs in the financial services sector.
He was previously the CEO of Cherwell Scientific Ltd and, prior to that, he was with International Computers Limited (now Fujitsu Services) in both sales and strategy roles. Earlier, Tim served with the U.K. Armed Forces.
Additional Professional Activities
Tim has successfully led the world’s first rowing expedition along 1,000km of the Upper Zambezi, from the Angolan border with Zambia to the Victoria Falls. For more information see
. Tim has also authored articles in industry specific publications including the recent article "Why it’s still tough to find a good CIO" . Tim is a Governor at St John’s Beaumont School and a Trustee of the Make A Wish Foundation.