Speaker

 

David Keegan
David
Keegan
Chief Executive Officer
Dci2

David is a project leader with 25 years’ experience of managing uncertainty and change within complex and fast moving construction projects. He is a business professional who has spent the last 20 years working in the data centre industry, and is experienced at a senior level in client, consultancy and contracting roles, working with diverse clients in many business sectors including banking and finance, insurance organisations, data centre space providers, managed services operators, as well as other industries including, retail, leisure, aviation, betting, HMRC, local and central Government, technology etc., and has designed built, managed, audited and set the standards on more than 25 million square feet of technical raised floor space globally.

This work included; writing of business plans and financial modelling, modelling and understanding stakeholder requirements, full commercial engagement, formulation of project specifications, cost modelling, tender engagements, strategic advice, master planning, budgeting, option appraisal, due diligence, site selection, procurement, on-site implementation and project management. Some of his clients included; Barclays, Dawnay Day, Aviva, Cable & Wireless, Exodus Communications, Citi bank, EDS, BP, Global Switch, Interxion, Globix, Rebus, HSBC, JP Morgan Chase, Lehman Brothers, Metropolitan Police, Research in Motion (BlackBerry), Reuters Ford Motor Company, as well local and central Government offices and departments.

He has led the construction and development programme for numerous clients’ build-to-suit developments globally, which comprised of new build facilities and data centre fit-outs. His role took the projects through the full development cycle from; strategic planning, feasibility analysis, site selection, due diligence, design, permitting, budgeting, construction, technical fit-out, through to full commissioning and full IST’s.