Diamond top team update - Daniel Allin and Steve Cairns in new tech roles

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As Diamond continue to scale at pace, they announce a promotion to Chief Innovation Officer for Daniel Allin and the appointment of Steve Cairns as Chief Technology Officer.

Daniel has worked with Diamond for 9 years and is excited to take a role that fully embraces his unique combination of creativity and industry knowledge.His remit will be exclusively network and systems, as despatchlab becomes the central pillar of Diamond's speedy expansion.

Joining Daniel is Steve Cairns as Chief Technology Officer. Steve who joins us from Freeman Clarke brings more than 30 years of successful IT leadership experience in both a domestic and international capacity, across a diverse range of industries including logistics, education, legal, medical, lifestyle and commercial software.

Steve says

I aim to leverage my many years of experience to implement proven best practices, build state-of-the-art solutions, develop high performing teams, nurture highly productive supplier partnerships and break down siloes; emphasising collaboration and communication across the organisation. diamond is both at the forefront of innovation but also incredibly people led so it’s a great opportunity for me to build a great tech team.


IOC fellow, Kate Lester, CEO, says

Daniel and I have been working on the scale up of Diamond since 2011. Increasingly we have seen our shift to a tech platform, including our unique infrastructure base – twinning innovation and pragmatic delivery.