Giles graduated from Manchester University in 1986 with a degree in Biology. Further study led to a post graduate diploma in Chinese before he went to work as an analyst programmer for Fastnet systems a London software house. After two years as an analyst/programmer he joined Price Waterhouse's management consultancy group as an IT specialist. His work there covered a range of roles from project management to systems implementation for a range of blue chip clients.
In 1992 he moved to Rome to work for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation as a developer on the main business systems.
Giles joined PDMS in 1994 as a shareholder and initially worked with the software development team in range of development and project management roles. His interest and expertise in data management and the design and application of database technologies has been developed by extensive database work on a number of large projects including the Isle of Man Government Income Tax Management Information system and Manx Airlines route accounting systems.
Giles is based in the UK and works with some of our larger clients such as Black & Decker, Centrica and NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency; helping them develop and implement strategic plans for their long term IT requirements. In 2007 PDMS launched PDMS UK, with Giles playing a key role in the growth of the business including the expansion of our Glasgow office. Day-to-day, Giles works closely with some of our long term strategic ferry clients and is also developing relationships and partnerships in the wider transport sector.