Simon Cooper joined Optima in 2020, contributing to the growing ICT and Agile product management skills of the company. He also brings over 30 years of broad experience in Government ICT Systems, Maritime Combat Systems, Complex Weapons and Nuclear programmes.
Simon is known for his enthusiasm to fully understand situations at both the strategic and tactical level, necessary so that he can make carefully considered, risk- based decisions and recommend credible solutions. He fully embraces Agile and incremental approaches, using self-organizing teams to successfully deliver valued products in short timescales and then to rapidly evolve them.
Working as a Consultant since 2005, Simon has supported a wide variety of clients, companies and teams, winning a number of awards whilst doing so. He utilizes his skills in Business Analysis, Change Management, Test, Evaluation and Assurance to exceed expectations whenever possible. Simon is studying for his International Diploma, to build on his practitioner certificate in Business Analysis.