Christel is the Head of IT at Winckworth Sherwood, a medium-sized law firm based in London, Manchester and Oxford. She has been working in Legal IT for the last 18 years and was made a partner in 2011. She is a member of the firm’s Compliance Committee as well as the Practice Standard’s Committee. Whilst working full-time at Winckworths, Christel has also completed an MBA (Tech Mgmt),
Prior to working in the legal sector she worked in systems/application development roles with Nationwide Building Society and Ascot PLC.
After completing an engineering degree, Christel gained her initial IT exposure and training at Miyano Machinery Ltd, an engineering firm based in Japan. There she did extensive Autocad design/programming work and database application development for inventory and production control systems.
Her interests include art and photography and she participates in numerous CSR initiatives at Winckworth Sherwood.