Christel Aguila

Partner & Head of IT

Winckworth Sherwood

Christel heads up Winckworth Sherwood’s IT department and has overall responsibility for IT Strategy, IT Business Continuity, Information and Data Security, and delivery of technological and transformation projects to the business.

Christel joined WS as a developer 20 years ago and has been instrumental in developing and implementing client-focused online instruction and management information portals over the years. Her current initiatives are focused on building a continuous business improvement culture that delivers efficiencies for the firm and its clients through technology, processes, continuous learning and cultural change.

Christel was made a partner in 2011 and has completed an MBA (Technology Strategy and Management) in 2013. With her growing interest in the use of AI and automation in the legal sector, she also completed an MIT course on AI and its implications for Business Strategy and is now exploring a few projects with her team.

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