Haig Tyler

Haig Tyler is the Chief Information Officer at Herbert Smith Freehills.  He leads the global IT function with responsibility for all aspects of systems operations, support and development, as well as technology strategy.

He is an experienced senior IT executive, with experience in IT transformation, outsourcing/ insourcing and offshore/near-shore delivery. Haig’s areas of expertise cover most aspects of operational management and leadership, Agile and waterfall systems development and testing, business engagement and analysis, as well as strategy and architecture.

Haig joined Herbert Smith in April 2012. Herbert Smith Freehills announced their merger on 28 June 2012 and the merged firm was launched on 1 October 2012. Haig led integrating the systems following the merger and more recently delivered a suite of integrated applications supporting our global Finance & Practice Management capability.

Following a number of senior IT roles at Bupa, including interim Group CIO during 2009.  Prior to that Haig spent time at Cable & Wireless working in various IT director roles, as well as a sales director role.

During his time at Bupa, Haig led the move to Agile systems development, leading to faster and more value-focused delivery.

An early career in the Royal Air Force as an engineering officer was followed by a number of years as a consultant at Deloitte.