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Stephen MacFarlane

Stephen MacFarlane

CIO and Defence Lead, V.Group

Chief Information Officer and V.Group Defence Lead

Appointed September 2021

Stephen MacFarlane is V.Group Chief Information Officer, formerly Managing Director of V.Group’s ShipSure Technology Platforms business. Stephen is responsible for driving for driving our digital platforms, business intelligence, data strategy and architecture, as well as continuing to lead operational IT. He has an extensive experience in the development, deployment and integration of software systems to support marine and corporate operations. Stephen has overall Executive responsibility for V.’s Defence activities.

Stephen is a Chartered Manager, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and holds an MBA. Following a seagoing career, he has held a number of senior technical and engineering roles within the Maritime Industry.