Stephen Docherty

Stephen Docherty

Chief Information Officer & Chair London CIO Council, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Stephen joined South London and Maudsley NHS Trust in November 2014. Stephen comes from the private sector, having worked in digital marketing between 2012 - 2014, and having an extensive background in the games industry where he spent 10 years managing IT organisations for Sony PlayStation, Electronic Arts & Atari. Prior to this, Stephen spent 11 years in high-tech computer manufacturing, running large departments for Digital Equipment Corporation in Scotland. 

Stephen was the Winner of the 2012 IBM Enterprise Scholarship - from which he obtained a Masters in Information Leadership studying at Cass Business School . 

Stephen’s current focus is on developing and executing SLaM’s digital strategy and transforming the workforce, and providing real-world digital interventions in mental health and beyond.

Stephen was recently voted no.55 in the UK CIO 100 most influential CIOs, which recognises the most transformative and disruptive CIOs in the UK, driving change in their organisations and leading transformation in their sectors. Most recently, Stephen was voted in as Chair for the London CIO Council. 

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