Oliver Shepherd

Head of Software

Oliver is a highly experienced engineering leader with responsibilities including strategic planning, hiring, mentoring, training and line management.

He is well versed in building and scaling engineering teams, creating highly scalable SaaS and IoT products and owning technical vision and strategy within fast-paced start-up, scale up and publicly listed companies.

As Head of Software at Arenko, Oliver leads, champions and supports our world-class software team solving complex problems and building our Nimbus Platform to take us towards a Net Zero Grid.

Previously, Oliver was a founding employee of a tech startup that IPO’d into the FTSE AIM market.  Oliver developed the SaaS offering followed by building out the Engineering team – he was key personnel for the public market listing.

Oliver believes in being customer-centric, value-driven, focused, lean, agile and pragmatic whilst facilitating a culture of enablement where teams are empowered and have the freedom to deliver. Oliver holds a PhD in Telecommunications and a 1st Class Honours degree in Computer Engineering.