Christopher Blake
Practicing Director - Enterprise Architecture

Christopher helps organisations to deliver projects that bring together the business and IT communities. His deep understanding of business and IT strategy and consultancy techniques provide a robust approach, covering development and training, and management of all aspects of business, organisation and technology required to implement business change.

He has wide experience in process modelling using a number of methodologies IDEF, Information Flow Analysis, Use Cases, Object Oriented Modelling, BPNM etc and a range of supporting tools including Enterprise Architect, METIS, Ptech and in-house modeling tools.

Formerly he was Principal Mentor of Architecting-the–Enterprise Ltd, training and assessing Architecture Practitioners from all over the world to achieve certification in the Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF). The practitioners are thus enabled to take on Business Change activities within the umbrella of a widely used, best practice methodology.

Christopher, an active member of the Open Group Architecture Forum significantly involved in the development of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) into an Enterprise Architecture Framework TOGAF 8 and the development of TOGAF 9 , for which he received the award for outstanding contribution. He is a TOGAF 8 and TOGAF 9 (level II) Certified Architect.

Christopher is helping the clients in guiding & implementing initiatives, which have enterprise-wide impact. Business process improvements, IT roadmap and rationalization, mapping long-term goals into short term deliverables and ensuring the ongoing governance, etc. are some of his current focus areas.