Paul Coby

London, United Kingdom

Paul Coby is CIO at Johnson Matthey and Non Executive Director CYBG PLC.

Prior to Johnson Matthey, Mr. Coby was CIO and Adviser at John Lewis Partnership, where he was responsible for leading and coordinating IT across John Lewis, Waitrose and the JLP Group.

Prior to his Partnership CIO role, Mr. Coby was IT Director at John Lewis from 2011, where he helped to create and deliver the John Lewis omni - channel strategy, which has delivered c40% online sales for the retail business. During this time JL IT delivered the new platform for, the new mobile site, launched myJL and installed the new ePOS (electronic Point of Sale) system.

Before this, Mr. Coby was CIO at British Airways for 10 years where he helped to develop, including calendar - based selling of flights, self - service check - in and the ability to combine flight bookings with hotels and other services online.

Before joining British Airways, Mr. Coby was a civil servant in the Departments of Transport and Environment, where he worked in Ministerial Private Office and on aviation, highways and rail policy.

Mr. Coby's previous roles have included Non-Executive Chair of the Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA), the global provider of systems, solutions and telecommunications to the air transport industry; Non-Executive Director at P&O Ferries; currently Non-Executive Director on the Pets at Home Group and Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank Group Boards.