NATS appoints new Chief Information Officer
NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services, has appointed Paul Munday as Chief Information Officer.
Paul took up the role of Chief Information Officer on 1 August with responsibility for leading NATS’ Information Solutions (IS) and Analytics teams, which provide digital solutions for all NATS’ business functions, excluding front-line air traffic systems.
As CIO, Paul will be accountable for the day-to-day running of all information technology and non-Air Traffic Control computer systems used by NATS’ employees; including shared networks, desktops and key applications.
He said: “I am really excited to be joining NATS at such a pivotal time for the information technology sector. It’s a privilege to be part of such a forward-thinking organisation whose employees work so hard every day.
Paul, who has previously worked for the likes of British Gas, Southern Water and EDF Energy, brings with him a wealth of experience working in safety critical businesses and will be at the forefront of NATS’ focus on cyber security.
“As a Critical National Infrastructure, NATS looks after a lot of important data, so the work of our IS and Analytics teams, along with the experience I bring from regulated and customer focused businesses, is integral to ensuring best practice.”
Paul will report directly to NATS’ HR and Corporate Services Director Julie Elder. She said: “I’m delighted to welcome Paul to NATS and am sure his extensive experience and customer focus will make a significant difference to the business.”