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Andreas Frangou

Sr Director Analyst

Andreas Frangou Ph.D. is a Senior Director on the Enterprise Architecture research team. Dr Frangou is based in the UK.

Previous experience

Prior to joining the EA team, Dr Frangou was Head of Architecture Enterprise Services for M&G. At M&G, Dr Frangou was accountable for the technology vision and strategy for the shared (horizontal) capabilities of Enterprise Services. This role encompassed the end-to-end architecture, governance, roadmap, policy and standards for Public Cloud Services, Infrastructure Services and Cost Transformation. As a member of the Architecture Leadership Team, he drove thought leadership in technology and best practice, delivering 'actionable architecture' through an agile team of digital architects for Azure, AWS, Private Cloud and Automation.

Years of Experience

26 Years in Technology related fields in the following industries

- 3 years in Financial Services

- 11 years in Energy Supermajors

- 5 years in Global Express and Logistics

- 7 years in Academia

Professional Background

- M&G (Financial Services) Functional Leader EA to Head of Architecture, total 3 years

- Royal Dutch Shell, IT Portfolio Architecture in Shell Retail to Enterprise Application and Integration Architect in Shell Group IT, total 11 years

- DHL, Business Modeller to Global Business and Process Architecture Management, total 5 years

- University of Portsmouth Business School, Research Assistant to Research Fellow, total 7 years

Professional background

M&G (Financial Services)

Functional Leader EA to Head of Architecture Enterprise Services

Royal Dutch Shell

IT Portfolio Arch. in Shell Retail to Enterprise App. and Integration Arch Group

DHL

Business Modeller to Global Business and Process Architecture Manager

Areas of coverage

Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation Leaders

Enterprise Architecture

Technology Innovation

Education

o Ph.D., AI and Strategic Quality Management, Portsmouth Business School University of Portsmouth

o M.Sc., Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Engineering Department, University of Portsmouth

o PG Dip., Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Engineering Department, University of Portsmouth

o BTEC HND., Mechanical, Production and CAE, University of Westminster

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Creating and implementing EA Principles & Standards

2Defining and implementing EA Governance

3EA's Role in Technology Platforms & Digital Foundations

4Creating Technology Roadmaps

5Creating Reference Architecture & Models