UK government's new CIO

Government IT has a new boss: John Suffolk, the current head of Criminal Justice IT. Apparently, ‘he has a background of over 25 years’ experience in IT and major transformation programmes. John has worked in the financial service industries and has extensive experience in delivering IT–enabled change.’ Let’s see how long the smile stays on his ‘“face”‘. (I don’t know why the Cabinet Office felt it needed three inverted commas.)