Umer is the Head of Agile Projects and Programmes at News UK, responsible for talent acquisition, career development, standards and best practices.
Having started out training to be a lawyer, Umer then began a career in technology working in, for his sins, waterfall project management roles. Over the last six years, Umer has taken on a number of product and delivery roles in the Agile space for HMRC and News UK respectively. Umer's main areas of interest are around developing Agile culture and transformative change in organisations with a passion for primarily supporting people and teams.
Talks I've Given
Building Careers Frameworks for a Diverse, Digital Environment
Featuring Umer Ehsan
This lightning talk will cover how News UK has been revamping its tech careers frameworks through collaboration, expertise and a recognition of the diversity that makes up successful cross-functional delivery teams.agile diversity agile-capability agility delivery people talent-development