Christel Aguila is the Head of IT at Winckworth Sherwood and was made a partner in 2011. She has overall responsibility for IT Strategy, IT Business Continuity, Information and Data Security, the delivery of technological services and transformation projects to the business.
She has been in the legal sector for 21 years now and has been instrumental in transforming IT into a front office function through the delivery of client-facing systems and services over the past decade.
Prior to working in the legal sector, she has worked as an analyst programmer for Nationwide Trust and Ascot PLC. Her first IT stint was working as a tech trainee for 18 months in the machinery sector in Nagano, Japan after completing her engineering degree.