DMCS - About Sally Hinds

Sally Hinds

Sally Hinds-Co-Founder

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Sally has worked for over 25 years in the enterprise data management space, for financial institutions, consultancy firms and for major vendors.

Sally's major successes include:

  • Establishment of a centralised shared service data organization encompassing both technology and operations for a major Tier 1 investment bank, providing high quality service to the global organization, for both market and reference data, from 6 staff locations.
  • Definition of successful strategy and operating models for several global, top tier financial institutions as well as leading major change programmes to implement recommendations.
  • Negotiation of a 5 year multi-million dollar data vendor enterprise licence agreement which resulted in significant cost savings for a global Tier 1 bank.
  • Leading large global multi-disciplined teams (data management, software development, infrastructure, commercial management etc.) providing excellent quality of service with optimised budget management.
  • Leading several large global transformation and implementation programmes, delivering on time and to budget.
  • Leading due diligence streams (technical and business) for acquisition targets; together with running integration programmes.
  • Leading RFP & RFI initiatives from the purchasing side as well as formulating responses to RFP & RFI requests for major vendors

She founded the Information Providers Users Group (IPUG) which now has over 70 active member firms and has substantially influenced the market data environment over the last 20 years. She was recognised as one of the 25 inaugural members of the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame in 2010. In addition she served on the EDM Council Board of Directors whilst Global Head of Enterprise Data Management for HSBC. Prince 2 qualified.

Sally's core compentencies

  • Enterprise Data Management (Market & Reference Data)
  • Enterprise Data Strategy
  • Business case definition, benefit tracking and realisation
  • Cost Optimisation
  • Leading major transformation programmes
  • Off shoring, Outsourcing & Shared Services
  • Vendor Strategies & Data Optimisation
  • Procurement and negotiation, including major enterprise agreements
  • RFI & RFP production and submission – from buyer and seller perspective!
  • Acquisition – Target Identification, Due Diligence and integration planning through to benefit realisation
  • Programme management – Prince 2 qualified

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