References

Jon's References

Mark Webber
Gas Transformation Environments and Implementation Manager
Jon was my Implementation Manager for a major transformation project for the replacement of an oil trading system. He managed the planning of the cutover excellently, drawing on his numerous successes in similar roles. He is very organised and ensured that all aspects of planning and logistics were in hand, including topics others had not even considered, let alone put any...more
May 28, 2013, Mark was Jon's client

Warren Epstein
SAP Business Integration Analyst at BP
I have had the pleasure of working with John on a number of projects. He has always been very professional and knowledgeable and has gone out of his way to make sure delivery has been smooth and on time. He would be a great asset to any organisation.
January 10, 2013, Warren worked directly with Jon at BP

Smita Vhatkar
Middleware Engineer
Jon is detail oriented Impementation manager who takes the project implementation to completion in a systematic and structured way. He considers all possibilities while drafting the plan and does thourough dry runs of the plan with all teams involved. I think he is a fantastic Implementation manager.
December 9, 2012, Smita worked indirectly for Jon at BP

Steve Laden
I have had the pleasure of working with JJ on several projects at BP. He is an extremely valuable asset to have on board your project!
Highly motivated and well regarded professional, he will apply method and tenacity to get the job done to the highest standard.
I would not hesitate in working with JJ in the future.
November 27, 2012, Steve worked directly with Jon at BP

Dileep T
Vice President at JP Morgan Chase
I have worked with JJ in one of the most high profile programmes within BP Trading arm. His due diligence and decisiveness are commendable. I appreciate his influensing skills and in no time, he created a big network within the Group. His pragmatism and influencing skills were a big asset to the Programme. Clearly, a guy who has the energy and attitude to run an extra mile!
September 16, 2010, Dileep worked directly with Jon at BP

Gail Porter
Project Manager at BP
I've never known a job be too large or too small for Jon to handle. The willingness and the enthusiasm with which he takes on any piece of work are quite unusual in the current busy pressurised workplace. Jon has and clearly demonstrates an excellent knowledge of process and project methodologies which he uses to good effect. He is an excellent project/implementation...more
September 10, 2010, Gail worked directly with Jon at BP

Andy Ioannou
Director at Ernst & Young
Jon led the technical implementation effort on BP IST's largest business transformation programme, TCT. Jon combines strong analytical capability with project management rigour to deliver expceptional results. He is a pleasure to work with.
September 7, 2010, Andy was Jon's client

Sue Hyde
Portfolio Manager at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Jon's capability and knowledge across the entire Project and Systems Delivery Life Cycle is outstanding.
His technical knowledge, professionalism, consulting and engagement skills are fantastic - a real pleasure to work with!
September 7, 2010, Sue worked directly with Jon at BP

Teija Barr
Clinical Hypnotherapist & Coach | Owner at Enable Potential Coaching & Consultancy Ltd
Jon is a highly professional Project Manager who consistently and reliably delivers results in a very complex environment. His professional skills and personal attitude are a credit to him and have made him popular and sought after amongst his colleagues and peers. I highly recommend him –although hope that he will continue to choose to work for us!
September 7, 2010, Teija worked with Jon at BP

David Butcher
Process Consultant at Deutsche Bank
Working with Jon has been made easier by his attitude to work and continued professional approach to Project Management; I would not hesitate in working with Jon in the future.

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Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
“Jon managed the cutover of several implementations for me. He has a strong eye for detail and a talent for bringing together diverse groups to achieve a successful outcome. Thank you Jon!” May 24, 2010

Ben Shelton, Programme Manager with BP Oil Trading BP,
Hired Jon at BP


“Jon's capability and knowledge across the entire Project and Systems Delivery Life Cycle is outstanding. His technical knowledge, professionalism, consulting and engagement skills are fantastic - a real pleasure to work with!” September 7, 2010

Sue Hyde, Process, Standards and Tools Manager at BP,
Worked with Jon at BP


“Working with Jon has been made easier by his attitude to work and continued professional approach to Project Management; I would not hesitate in working with Jon in the future.” September 7, 2010

David Butcher, Data Centre Manager at BP,
Worked with Jon at BP


“Jon is a highly professional Project Manager who consistently and reliably delivers results in a very complex environment. His professional skills and personal attitude are a credit to him and have made him popular and sought after amongst his colleagues and peers. I highly recommend him –although hope that he will continue to choose to work for us!” September 7, 2010

Teija Barr, Programme Solution Delivery Manager, UK at BP International,
Worked with Jon at BP


“Jon is a highly experienced IT Professional with an innate understanding of technical delivery, at all levels. His breadth and depth of experience throughout definition, development, testing and implemention, coupled with his strategical thinking and Commercial awareness, makes Jon a powerful ally in any IT Programme or Project” February 22, 2008

Amit Gupta, Managing Director, Churchill India - Royal Bank Of Scotland Group worked with Jon at BJSS Ltd


“I worked with Jon Justin on some very difficult delivery projects. During these projects, Jon always maintained a very positive attitude, even during the most difficult times. Jon was very detailed in his work deliverables which was important given the nature of his role as Implementation Manager. He produced detailed plans for operational testing, detailed timelines for acquiring and delivering physical kit, and worked hand in hand with the operations team, developing a good rapport with them.” December 14, 2009

Jim Andrews ,Service Delivery Manager, BP
worked directly with Jon at BP


“Jon has always received good feedback in all client engagements & has provided real value beyond the projects he was directly assigned to.” September 17, 2008

Mike Bates , Managing Director , BJSS
managed Jon indirectly at BP


“Jon is a pragmatic, delivery focussed Technical Project Manager. Whilst he has specialised in test management and implementation management we has a broad range of skills that he can apply in many different roles. He has never failed to deliver on any of my projects; that he's also a genuinely nice guy who fits in with any team is a bonus.” December 10, 2009

Chris Smith, Delivery Manager for the IL Transformation Programme , BP
managed Jon at BP


“Jon is a professional, experienced and client focused implementation and OAT Manager. I have had the pleasure of working with him on a complex multi-domain project that was delivered on time and under budget. Jon has always been on the level with me and I am happy to provide a recommendation for him.” December 10, 2009

Octai Kelly , Technical Architect , BP
worked directly with Jon at BP


“Jon has tremendous knowledge about streamlining processes at BP. He is highly resourceful in terms of contacts and getting the work done in the highest quality standards. He knows where he should go in deep and where he should delegate it. This delineation of responsibilities allows him to concentrate on the work at hand which is unlike many managers who tend to micro-manage and think that they are good at everything. Jon has consistently proven that any complex situation can be solved with systematic break down into sub components and handling each component individually.” June 25, 2008

Sushil Rapatwar , OAT Manager for IL3 , OAT Manager for IL3
reported to Jon at BP


“Jonathan Justin is a highly capable, Senior Technical Project Manager. He is highly organised, with a talent for managing complex projects. Jon grasps not only the activities and challenges of a project, he also grasps how a project fits with the corporate "puzzle", the Big Picture. Jon has mastery of industry best proctice that makes him extremely valuable to corporations who require a consultant, project manager for complex, intricate projects.” October 3, 2008

Jay Schechter, Physical Operations - Implementation Manager, BP (colleague)
worked with you

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“I've worked with Jon on a number of large implementations during my time at BP. Jon is a highly motivated and well regarded professional, his ability to manage large project deliveries through the complex BP release process with consummate ease is certain a valuable and rare commodity, Jon has assisted me greatly in realising business benefit as a result. I have no hesitation in recommending Jon's services to other project managers within or outside of BP.” September 17, 2008

Richard Cannon-Davis, Technical Project Manager at BP
worked with Jon at BP

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“Jon is a very good 'can do' guy. His technical understanding, combined with his tenacity means he delivers time and time again. I have no hesitation in recommneding Jon and would gladly have him on my team again in future.” March 4, 2008

Simon Sear, Senior Commodities IT Manager, BP Trading
managed Jon at BP

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“Jon established the role of non-functional testing and the discipline of product assurance for software releases. Despite having limited resources and no pre-existing framework, Jon quickly implemented best practice that considerably and demonstrably improved the quality of the services implemented by IT.” March 5, 2008

Pete Howard, IT Risk and Compliance Manager, Churchill Insurance
worked directly with Jon at RBS Insurance

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“Jon is a true professional who works hard and efficiently to get the job done. Jon is a motivated individual who has the ability to motivate others.” February 19, 2008

Martin Gibson, Technical Release Manager, BP Integrated Supply & Trading
was with another company when working with Jon at BJSS Ltd

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“Awesome I.T Test Manager. Professional, committed and with a proven track record of delivering, Jon is an asset to any company.” February 13, 2008

Vanessa Coussens, Head of eCommerce, Churchill, RBS
worked directly with Jon at BJSS Ltd

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“I have worked with Jon on several projects and have found him to be both methodical and tenacious. He has an ability to remain focused on delivery while coping with the inevitable dynamics of delivering enterprise scale solutions. I welcome the opportunity to work with him in the future.” March 27, 2008

Ronald Hatcher, Technical Architect, BP
worked directly with Jon at BP

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“I know Jon as a very highly regarded Testing Professional at BP in Canary Wharf where I was the Team Assistant working on the Integration Layer Implementation within ICT DCT. I supported Jon in matters relating to the office and found him to be fun, honest and open in all of his dealings with me and those around him. He treats people the same no matter who they are. A family man, Jon is very sociable and approachable so much so that despite his level of seniority he took time out to help me in developing my testing skills that I now use at my present company.” February 13, 2008

Maria Del Medico, PMO Team Assistant, BP
worked directly with Jon at BJSS Ltd

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“I worked with Jon at Churchill Insurance and found him to be a very safe pair of hands. He was always professional, exceptionally talented and multi-disciplined and a joy to work with.” February 27, 2008

Martin Foster, Test Manager, Churchill Insurance
worked directly with Jon at Churchill insurance

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“Jon was part of my team for 3 years and was critical in the successful delivery of F&O project; managing entire infrastructure deployment, testing and certification. His attention to detail and planning rigour ensured all delivery was on time and on budget.” February 4, 2008

Roderick Stevens, GBOP F&O Implementation Manager, BP
managed Jon at BJSS Ltd

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“Jon is a highly experienced IT Professional with an innate understanding and knowledge of Testing, at all levels. This breadth and depth of experience, coupled with his Strategical thinking and Commercial awareness, makes Jon a powerful ally in any IT Programme or Project.” October 9, 2006

Paul Mansell, Operational Acceptance Test Manager, BP
worked with Jon at BJSS

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“Jon is a strong and resourceful test manager, who delivers successful test programmes on a global scale.” February 17, 2006

Neill McCarthy, Head of Testing Services, BJSS
worked with Jon at BJSS
Head of Non-functional Testing

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“Jon is an excellent manager with a wealth of testing experience and a practial, methodical approach. He would be a valuable leader of any testing team.” April 30, 2007

Laura Demwell, Senior E-commerce Executive, Churchill Insurance
worked directly with Jon at Churchill insurance

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“Jon was fantastic to work alongside during the Insurance Integration Programme in RBS. He was driven and extremely motivated to deliver his area and showed keen interest in the earlier deliverables of other workstreams to ensure that his area complimented these at the end. Great guy to work with.” November 14, 2006

Marc Kershaw, Infrastructure Project Manager, RBS Group
worked with Jon at Churchill insurance

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“I always found Jon to be highly professional and focussed, always delivering the best service that he could to the company under difficult and demanding circumstances.” October 31, 2006

Dawn Smith, Change Manager, Churchill Insurance
worked with Jon at Churchill insurance

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“Jon is an exceptional Manager in the Systems Testing Environment. As well as having the in-depth knowledge of Test Products and Methodologies, his apptitude to help, assist, and support the testing environments has always proved a huge benefit. I have enjoyed the times that we have worked together and would always be more than happy to work with Jon again in the future.” August 26, 2006

Ray Kingdon, Infrastructure Architect & Project Manager, Churchill Insurance
worked directly with Jon at Churchill insurance

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“I worked for Jon for over 3 years at Churchill and during this time he made a very positive impact within the organisation. He rapidly improved product and operational assurance processes across the organisation which were proven to be extremely effective as well as setting up and leading a successful Technical Testing Unit which specialised in Performance and Automation.” February 21, 2006

Lisa Bailey, Test Analyst, Royal Bank of Scotland
reported to Jon at Churchill insurance

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“A superb IT professional. Jon’s in-depth testing knowledge and management experience makes him an asset to any company.” February 20, 2006

Dean Cox, Senior Oracle DBA, RBS Insurance
worked indirectly for Jon at Churchill insurance

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“Jon and I worked together when he introduced functional and loadtesting tools into Churchill Insurnace. Jon had an exceptionally clear vision of the deliverable, yet was receptive to new ideas and learning of other organisations experiences in order to maximise the benefits of what was a very successful implementation. Knowledgable, diligent, professional, focused and a pleasure to work with.” February 18, 2006

Jonathan Otter, was with another company when working with Jon at Churchill insurance

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“Jon is focussed on providing a quality service in timely fashion to Client specifications. Not only Unit, Future and Regression but also Integration tests were covered. Jon was always helpful, professional, hard-working and fun to have as a colleague.” February 20, 2006

Chez Waters, Test Co-ordinator, BBC
worked directly with Jon at BBC

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“Jon was a reliable and trustworthy worker. He was knowledgeable on his subject and integrated well with the team members and their management.” March 20, 2007

Stephen Elkes, Middle Office Development Manager, Nomura International
managed Jon at Nomura