Gerald Power has spent most of his career working within the public sector on change and efficiency improvement programmes. Gerald started his career with the Ministry of Defence on its science and technology fast track management training programme working on computer based training systems. Later he went on to specialise in change and benefits realisation with a particular emphasis on the role of technology, skills and behaviour change in effective delivery of outcomes.
During his career he has worked across all of the major Central Government departments including DWP, DH, HMRC, DfT, Directgov and CLG. This has also involved working with Local Government, the third sector and industry in situations ranging from simple procurement to international collaborative alliances.
His most prominent role within Government before leaving to become a freelance consultant was with the Cabinet Office where he provided advice to Ministers and Departments on the economic case for digital services and on delivering cashable savings. This included time at Directgov , soon to be provider of a single domain for government service delivery, working on customer proposition and maximising returns from investment in digital.