Mr. Cockriel is an accomplished and award-winning CIO with extensive global experience in oil & gas, power generation, corporate audit / governance, Digital, and financial services. His expertise is in leading global business transformation programs, driving Digital ambitions through to business outcomes, and building high performing and diverse teams.
Mr. Cockriel is currently the Group Chief Information Officers (CIO) for Petrofac; a FTSE-listed company. He is responsible for the global IT functional supporting 13,000+ employees across 30 counties, IT/OT cyber transformation across a diverse operating estate, and leading the digital transformation agenda. Prior to his role at Petrofac, Mr. Cockriel spend 14 years General Electric (GE); most recently as an Executive CIO in the GE Power Service business in Switzerland. He started his career as a graduate of several accelerated leadership development programs at GE, and he has spent time in both finance and operational leadership roles across multiple GE businesses. He is passionate about developing diverse IT leaders to help bridge the ‘millennial gap’, and making ‘Digital Real’.
Mr Cockriel is originally from Minnesota, and graduated from the University of Minnesota: Carlson School of Management with degrees in Management Information Systems (MIS), Corporate Finance, and Enterprise Risk Management.