back to article Strategy-flinging No 10 civil servant Stephen Kelly turns Sage CEO

A top government civil servant is trading control of the nation’s IT for leadership of Sage Group, the giant accounting software firm that turns over £1.32bn a year. Stephen Kelly is stepping down as UK government chief operating officer to become chief executive of the accounting software firm in November. Kelly will succeed …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    However, a Ministry of Defence SSC bombed, costing the tax-payer £56m in the process. The project is currently being outsourced to Steria, the firm that botched an ERP roll out designed to run the service in-house.


    Thats MOJ, not MOD.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What happened to the Revolving Door Policy?

    ..its now used to get rid of muppets from Gov Posts

  3. BearishTendencies

    Credited with negotiating with Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.....

    Having been there, I can assure you he didn't. On paper, yes. In reality, no.

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