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Ian Torrilla

Ian Torrilla

My career spans over 31 years post Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering certified on the 4th July 1990 my 25th Birthday. I was coding from age 15 and building electronic projects since the age of 8. A geek with a social life I would like to think. 

Professional (also see past projects below)

Director of Operations Gibraltar Football Association - 2020 to Present

Technology Consultant New Build Westside and Bayside Implementation - 2019-2020

Founder - n-gineering.tech - 2018

Associate Director - Netgear Ltd - Gibraltar 2017- 2018

Founder CEO - n-wss ICT Ltd - technology services business - Gibraltar 2001-2017

Project Manager and Systems Integration Manager - Simoco Digital Systems - Derby/Cambridge 1996-2001​

Product Development Manager - Mobicom Ltd - Derby 1994-1996

Software Developer (C/C++) including team leader -Mobicom Ltd - Derby 1992-1994

Digital Signal Processing programmer - Mobicom Ltd - Derby 1991 - 1992

Other Posts Held

Founder Executive member of GANT (Gibraltar Association of New Technologies) - 2019 to 2021

Vice President Gibraltar Football Association - 2017 - 2021

General Secretary Europa FC (semi professional football club) - 2013 to 2016

Government Small Business Board - 2011 to 2017

EU Funding advisory Board - 2008 to 2015

Government E-commerce advisory council - 2006 to 2010

Young Enterprise Scheme Gibraltar Board for 6 years, Business Development Officer since 2014

GFSB Board including 2 years Vice Chairman - 2002 to 2015

Roles & Achievements

Development Manager YE Gibraltar Scheme programs and events (2014-present)Achieving and maintaining ISO 9001 Accreditation for 10 years for n-wss - 2007 to 2017

Implementation of TeTRA digital system for Gibraltar emergency services - 2000-2001

TeTRA Digital Technology development team Simoco Cambridge - 1999-2000

Project Manage British Columbia Hydro comms system upgrade - 1998

Engineering and Software Development lead Nova Scotia Power comms system upgrade -1997

Membership

Institution of Engineering and Technology

Gibraltar Association for New Technologies

British Blockchain Association

Past & Current Interests & Pursuits

The Development of Distributed Ledger Technology (eg Blockchain) as a powerful platform for future technological solutions (very current)

Youth Worker (2018 - 2021)

Founder ICTA (Information & Communications Technology Association) - Gibraltar -  2003

Proposals for IT based Apprenticeships - Gibraltar - 2005

Football Youth Coach - 2009 to 2016

Young people development initiatives - eg. Tech for Youth, always

Neighbourhood Engineer Scheme - IEE UK - 1996-1998

Organising committee "Hands around the Rock" - 2004

Appropriate Adult volunteer for Childline - 2018 - present

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What matters to me

My family & friends.

Appropriate application of technology for the benefit of economic development and service to the community.

Encouraging opportunities to develop the potential of young people for their benefit and that of their community.

Developing local football as a force for good.

Autonomous Responsibility