Mark Wilson

    Director (Technical, Global)

    Mark is a global thought leader in mainframe technology and security, and heads the RSM Technical and Security technical teams. With more than 30 years' experience in IBM Z in diverse sectors and environments, in hands-on technical and strategic roles, Marks deep insight and solutions-driven approach ensure he is highly valued by RSM clients, IBM and third party technology partners. Mark is Chair of the Guide Share Europe Large Systems working group and Technical Co-Coordinator of the GSE Enterprise Security working group.


    Andrew Downie

    Director (Sales and Channel Partners, Global)

    Andrew joined RSM in 2010 directly from IBM, bringing more than 20 years of IBM Z industry sales and marketing experience. At IBM, Andrew worked within Software Group, focusing on systems management and IBMs acquisition of Consul, now zSecure. In his career, Andrew has held sales, marketing and channel management roles with companies including BMC and Software AG. At Software AG, he worked for HQ Corporate Marketing in Germany, responsible for the worldwide cross platform relationship with IBM. Today, Andrew is responsible for the growth and expansion of RSM business activities globally both directly and indirectly via channel partners and agents.


    Chad Rikansrud

    Director (N. American Operations)

    Chad has 25 years of IT, security and risk management experience. Prior to joining RSM Partners, he helped one of the world's largest financial institutions build an in-house penetration testing group, focusing on the IBM mainframe. Chad has held various senior leadership positions in the financial services industry, including responsibility for worldwide data center operations, infrastructure and recovery, as well as enterprise-wide system IBM Z storage.


    Nick Davies

    Director (Finance, Global)

    Nick is a qualified Chartered Accountant who invested and joined RSM at its inception. In his early years, Nick held Financial Director roles at a number of small corporates and he specialises in start-up businesses. A successful and entrepreneurial businessman, he owns, invests and consults in a number of businesses, including RSM. Nick is responsible for all financial areas of the business and advises on its corporate strategy.

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