Wayne Speechly joins Elixirr Partner team

17 September 2021 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Challenger consultancy Elixirr has added Wayne Speechly to the ranks of its Partner team. According to a release from the firm, the appointment demonstrates Elixirr’s focus on expanding capabilities in the data and cloud space.

Speechly brings more than 20 years of experience in advisory work to Elixirr, specifically surrounding data strategy, execution, agile delivery, and cloud migration. He has occupied a multitude of senior roles in the telecommunications and cloud segments, with a focus on digital transformation. Thanks to this, he boasts a skill set that will broaden the capabilities already present in its Partner team – allowing the firm to address growing demands in the data and cloud space, areas that have become increasingly important to clients across all industries.

CEO and Founder Stephen Newton commented, “Wayne’s expertise in digital transformation is a welcome addition to Elixirr, as we look to tackle our clients’ toughest challenges and help them react to the changing demands of their customers and markets. Welcome Wayne – it’s great to have you on board.”

Wayne Speechly, Partner, Elixirr

Speaking on his arrival, the new Partner stated, “I’m so excited to be part of such a dynamic team of people, or rather, entrepreneurs, who are truly driven to build the best consultancy firm in the world. I’m looking forward to seeing what new capabilities I can bring to the team and helping our clients to make things happen. The Elixirr environment also creates a platform for radical continuous personal learning and growth.”

Prior to Elixirr, Speechly was the Group Vice President of Digital Transformation at NTT – helping formulate strategy and leading the evolution of the global business. He has also spent four years at Dimension Data, most recently acting as the Group Principal Director for Digital Advisory. 

Before that, he worked as the Group Executive for Cloud and Communications for Internet Solutions. There, he led a team that took a dynamic portfolio of innovative services to market focusing on optimised strategic execution, business models and organisational/cultural transformation. Speechly holds a Master’s in Business Administration, having studied Finance and Entrepreneurship at the University of the Witwatersrand.

The news of Speechly’s appointment comes weeks after engineering and consulting industry veteran Rene Schuster also joined Elixirr’s Partner team. Schuster’s arrival brought more than three decades of experience to the firm, with Elixirr hoping it would prepare clients for challenging market conditions.