Gary Thornhill

Gary Thornhill

About Gary Thornhill


Gary Thornhill is the CEO of Sandhata Technologies’. He joined the company in 2012. He has a wealth of experience in team building, innovating and leading major projects with large institutions around the globe with offshore delivery. Gary is passionate about enterprise IT adoption and DevOps.

Under Gary’s leadership, Sandhata has adopted a pragmatic and creative approach to using integration, technology and DevOps to help organisations execute their digital strategy. He is well known for his ability to deliver projects aimed at enhancing the capability of legacy technology.

After graduating from the University of Durham with a degree in economics, Gary joined IBM. He subsequently had a successful career in IT, holding positions at both IBM and then RBS. His 20 years of experience centres around integration related disciplines, Banking programmes and IT Transformation. His innate people management skills have allowed him to build and manage multi-skilled teams focused on major projects.

An enthusiastic hiker and diver, Gary spends much of his spare time discovering new trekking routes, having most recently made his way through the Kepler Track on the South Island of New Zealand. He also enjoys yoga, cycling and more recently Kite Surfing.