Tony Christodoulou on Project Management


GIBS Business School
CIO of EMEA for American Tower Corporation - Fortune 500 Global Company

Tony is the CIO of Africa for American Tower Corporation. He is an IT executive and execution enablement specialist with broad experience, largely in the financial and telecommunications sector. Tony has managed many complex cross-border programmes and projects in all aspects from operations, compliance, and strategy to various aspects of IT, process efficiencies and integration within retail/corporate banking and telco infrastructure and operations.

He managed work-streams within the Barclays-Absa merger and acquisition, and drove strategic alignment (from standardisation to decentralisation initiatives). He has worked and executed across 22 countries in Africa and the Middle East for American Towers, Barclays Bank, Absa Bank and Standard Bank which has provided him with the opportunity to effectively manage IT projects/programmes, infrastructure and business transitions that are strategic in nature from a group perspective.

​ Responsibilities ​Adjunct faculty

Consulting Involvement ​• Consulted to Standard Bank (2009-2014)​

Significant Achievements CIO, Executive Head for American Tower Corporation; Active Member of the PMSA; Was responsible for one of Standard Banks Signature Five Programmes in their Corporate Investment Banking Division; Founder of AC Squared Solutions. Project Management & Financial consulting business; and Worked on the Barclays-Absa Merge and Acquisition.

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