Interview with Mark Parr, Global Director of Information Technology, HFW
During this exclusive pre-event Podcast, Netlaw Media is delighted to present ‘British Legal Technology Forum 2021’, Speaker Mark Parr, Global Director of Information Technology, HFW. In an exclusive interview Mark discusses:
- His career journey to date and current projects and initiatives
- Greatest challenges
- Predictions for legal tech over the next few years and what should law firm leaders be proactively prioritising at this time
- Barriers that the legal community still faces in legal tech
- As a Main Stage speaker at the forth coming British Legal Technology Forum, what he is most looking forward to.
Mark Parr, Global Director of Information Technology, HFW
Mark has a strong pedigree of delivering information systems and technology across the globe, for a vast range of organisations.
Mark begin his career as a Technology apprentice within the British Army, and built a successful 27 year military career delivering command and control networks, technology solutions and communications and information systems in support of operations globally.
Post his military career, Mark went on to join KPMG UK LLP in 2016, initially undertaking a People Operations role. It was during this time that Mark quickly established himself as a subject matter expert in Risk Management, Cyber Security and Information Assurance leading to him being appointed as the Chief Information Security Officer and Head of Information Assurance across the UK.
Taking on the role of Global Director of IT at HFW in Sept 2019, Mark is driving the ‘Work Anywhere’ initiative – a transformational change programme which will ensure that all colleagues have access to technology that supports them in the delivery of legal services and that clients see technology as a differentiator in the marketplace.