Senior Team

Charles Humble

Charles is a systems developer with over 15 years IT experience. Since launching Conissaunce Charles has fulfilled a number of roles with a wide range of clients including acting as an architect for MunichRE, The European Medicines Agency, and PRPi Consulting design authority for B&Q on their retail task management and pricing systems, and a number of smaller projects include the websites for, Field Genetics, and Saint Gabriel's Church.

Before founding Conissaunce Charles worked for two and a half years as a consultant with Candle Corporation’s Application Infrastructure and Management group where he was part of the team that successfully delivered Alliance and Leicester’s internet banking solution. He also co-wrote and delivered an introduction to Java and web programming training course for Candle’s UK consultancy team, ran various courses for customers on Candle’s eBusiness Platform product set, and worked as part of the field test team for eBP 310.

Prior to working at Candle, Charles spent four years as a manager within the HR IT team of a major global investment bank. He delivered a range of internet, Peoplesoft and BusinessObjects solutions which provided browser based access to Peoplesoft data for both views and updates, fixed and ad-hoc reporting on HR management information, and areas for HR staff to post recruitment adverts and training courses. In addition, he developed a number of tools for data collection during the annual compensation process and monthly employee headcount surveys.

Since launching Conissaunce Charles has worked on a range of accounts including delivering a .NET based contact centre application for the Alliance and Leicester, providing technical consultancy and management for B&Q on their retail task management and pricing systems, developing the web and application suite for PRPi Consultancy Limited, and design and development of

Charles has a wide range of technical skills including Java/JEE, Visual Basic 5-6/VBA, XML, HTML/DHTML, Javascript, SQL on several major database platforms, messaging knowledge with over two years experience of IBM Websphere MQ, and knowledge of software modelling techniques and UML.

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Kristiaana Humble

Kristiaana is a datawarehousing and management information specialist with over 6 and 8 years experience respectively in her fields. Before co-founding Conissaunce she worked for the UK’s largest tour operator, where she was part of the team putting together a major corporate datawarehouse to modernise the company’s yield management and management information capabilities. For the second phase of the project she was the test, code promotion and data migration lead.

Prior to this Kristiaana worked for the financial services division of a major global high street bank, including managing a small team. She was a key figure in a 15 month project to develop a datamart for the mortgage business on Teradata. She was test lead as well as being involved in all other stages of the project including design, build and data integrity. She also developed the initial suite of management information reports and wrote and delivered end-user Cognos PowerPlay training.

For Conissaunce Kristiaana returned to Thomson Holidays as technical adviser on Cognos and Informatica and Cognos test manager for a new datamart and report suite. She was also the lead developer and analyst on UnumProvident's Cognos ReportNet implementation, and designed and developed the PRPi Consulting database and associated SQL.

Kristiaana has extensive experience of SQL on a variety of database platforms including DB2 UBD, MySQL 4.1, SQL Server 2000, Teradata v2r3, Sybase and OpenIngres as well as Cognos ReportNet 1.1 and Impromptu, Transformer & PowerPlay to Series 7 and Informatica PowerMart 4.7.2, 5.1.