Graham Berrisford CV

“Very knowledgeable and professional.”

“Thoroughly enjoyed the course, very impressed with your background knowledge.”

“Very good instructor who knows the subject very well.”

 “An authority on EA. He has given an impetus to apply TOGAF in my work.”

“Thank you very much for an inspirational course – a lot of experience combined with a refreshing mix of optimism, realism and scepticism.”


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Founder of Avancier Ltd, specialists in high quality professional training and consultancy in enterprise and solution architecture. Publisher of methods for enterprise and solution architecture at Teacher of TOGAF and BCS professional certificates in enterprise and solution architecture. Customers have included Atos, Roche, Siemens, Barclays, EDF, EDS, and local government. Formerly, a manager and consultant in a variety of roles related to delivery assurance and best practice, risk management, knowledge management, quality management, database project management. Initially employed in programmer and database design roles.


Avancier Limited

2006 to date


Director of the company.

Enterprise and solution architecture tutor and consultant.

Accredited by the Open Group to teach TOGAF and the BCS/ISEB to teach enterprise and solution architecture

Training customers have included: Atos Origin, Roche, Siemens, Barclays, EDF, EDS, Bristol City Council.

Training associates have included: QA, Xpertise, Architecting the Enterprise, Assist Knowledge Development,

Atos Origin

Schlumberger Sema

Sema Group




Manager and consultant in a variety of roles related to delivery assurance and best practice, knowledge management, quality management and CMMI.

  • Global architect training manager.
  • Solution development process manager.
  • Functional excellence and technical risk management.

Represented UK in global initiatives on technical risk management, knowledge management and software metier management.

Clients: DEFRA, Renault, Atos Germany.

Seer Technologies

1995 to 98

Company methodologist. CASE tool sales support.

Clients: Legal and General, CitiBank New York, other

Model Systems

1985 to 95

Principal consultant in analysis and design.

Clients: Stock Exchange, UK Government, Union Bank of Switzerland, other.

Eastern Gas

1981 to 85

Systems analyst. Promoted to database project manager, responsible for architecture of the applications and database in the hub of a hub and spoke system that linked the applications of several lines of business.

Infotech Ltd

1979 – 81

Principal consultant in advanced systems design.


1978 -79

Principal lecturer.


1975 – 78

Programmer, then teacher of software design methods.

Leeds University

1971 - 75

BSc in Psychology