Cedar Consulting names Graham Smith Lead Consultant

04 June 2015 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Graham Smith has been appointed as Lead Consultant at Cedar Consulting. In his new role Smith will deliver his more than 15 years’ experience in Oracle-based software solutions to the consultancy’s clients running – among others – PeopleSoft packages.

Cedar Consulting is a Gold-level Oracle Partner that provides Application, Business, Technology and Training consulting services to its clients, including Oracle HCM Cloud (Fusion &Taleo), ERP Cloud and PeopleSoft. The consulting firm has its head office in the UK (London), with further offices in Switzerland (Geneva), India (Pune) and Australia (Sydney).

Graham Smith brings 15 years’ experience as PeopleSoft Developer, Infrastructure Analyst and Enterprise Architect to his new role as Lead Consultant, which he will use to further strengthen Cedar Consulting’s position in the area of PeopleSoft development. “The PeopleSoft market is strong in the UK currently and Graham will bring his signature enthusiasm and technical knowledge to our consulting team, while continuing to be a valuable member of the wider PeopleSoft Community. Welcome aboard Graham!” comments a representative from Cedar Consulting.

Graham Smith - Cedar Consulting

Smith joins Cedar from Oxfam, where he worked for 18 years, leaving his role as Technical Team lead. His work at Oxfam saw him, since 2000, develop the charity’s backend digital services, which now services 4,000 users in around 75 countries using PeopleSoft FSCM and HR to manage their global finances, logistics, project management and HR functions. Prior to this, he acted as Manager for World Vision, managing all aspects of IT Service Operations and systems development.

Besides bringing considerable work experience, Smith also bring with him his sought after Oracle ACE Director status, as well as his Chairing of the UKOUG* PeopleSoft Technology SIG.

Smith remarks on his new role: “We have, together as a team, produced a system that has made a real difference to Oxfam's work worldwide.  I'm immensely proud to have been part of that and count it a real privilege to have worked with some truly wonderful people. But the future holds some new challenges and experiences.  I'm looking forward to joining the team at Cedar Consulting and will, of course, still be part of the Oracle PeopleSoft community.”

* UKOUG UK-based community is made up of over 8,500 people working for a variety of Oracle customers and Oracle partners. It is an independent, not for profit membership organisation.