Speakers

Sally Webmark-Taylor, Head of Financial Crime Risk Name Screening, Aviva


Sally is an experienced manager focused on Financial Crime Risk & Compliance and a subject matter expert in customer and sanctions screening. Sally is currently responsible for Name Screening globally within the Financial Crime Risk function at Aviva, a position she has held since 2017. She previously held a similar position for HSBC for 5 years,... more


Kevin Fielder, CISO, Just Eat


Kevin Fielder is the CISO of Just Eat. In this role he is responsible for global security across all areas of this dynamic FTSE100 company. Kevin has transformed security by building capability from the ground up, raised the profile of security to ensure it is a key consideration for all areas of the business, created security strategy tailored to the needs of the...more


Simon Edwards, Solutions Architect, Nominet


Simon has worked in the IT industry for nearly 30 years, with 25 spent in cyber. His career has involved working for a number of established security vendors (Trend Micro, Netscreen/Juniper, Nitro Security) and for government lead organisations such as HMRC and NATO. He is both a CISSP and a GIAC Forensic Analyst; and use the later skills as a first Cyber responder...more


Ken Ducatel, Director, DG DIGIT, European Commission


Ken Ducatel, British, aged 61, holds a PhD in economic geography from Bristol University and an MSc in transport policy from Cranfield University in the UK. He has worked on information society policy for thirty years. He was a member of the Faculty of  University of Manchester for 14 years. From 1997 to 2003, he worked at the European Commission's Institute...more


Patrick Boismenu, Head of Cyber-programme, UN Office of Drugs and Crime


Mr Patrick Boismenu is a cybercrime expert with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and is currently posted in Tunis, Tunisia. Mr Patrick Boismenu was previously a police officer within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and he has worked, for the past 20 years, in high profile criminal cases in regards to cybercriminality and forensic analysis. Mr....more


Tim Freestone, Principal Solutions Architect, Deep Secure


Tim has over 25 years’ experience of providing solutions for mission critical systems as a developer, consultant and architect working for both large enterprises and small companies specialising in secure information exchange products and services. Tim has extensive experience of designing and building cyber security systems for NATO, defence and government agencies...more


Ian Thornton-Trump, Head of Cyber Security, AMTrust International


Ian Thornton-Trump, CD, CEH, CNDA, CySA+, CPM, BA is an ITIL certified IT professional with 25 years of experience in IT security and information technology. From 1989 to 1992, Ian served with the Canadian Forces (CF), Military Intelligence Branch; in 2002, he joined the CF Military Police Reserves and retired as a Public Affairs Officer in 2013.... more


Robert Walker, Managing Director & Head of EMEA Asset Stewardship, State Street Global Advisors


Robert is a Managing Director and Head of EMEA on the Asset Stewardship team of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA). Robert and his colleagues on the Asset Stewardship Team are responsible for developing and implementing SSGA's global proxy voting policies and guidelines across all investment strategies, and managing SSGA's proxy voting activities and issuer...more


Charl van der Walt, Chief Security Strategy Officer, SecureData


After many years in an "attack and penetration" testing role at SensePost, Charl van der Walt has a deep understanding of the "offensive" paradigm within information security with a particular interest and passion for teaching and training. Over the years he has given courses and lectures for companies and universities the world over and has been a regular on the...more


Aaron Mulgrew, Pre-Sales Consultant, Deep Secure


Aaron is an experienced pre-sales consultant specialising in document security – specifically crafting malicious documents to bypass existing security controls. Aaron has researched into the use of steganography in JPEG image formats. On a day to day basis – Aaron works with Deep Secure clients to prove that their current defences can be exploited, alongside architecting...more


Lloyd McAllistair, Responsible Investment Analyst, Newton Investment Management


Lloyd is a Responsible Investment Analyst at Newton Investment Management. His role includes conducting research and company engagement on environmental, social and governance issues. Previously he worked at KPMG where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked within the Sustainability Consulting team. Lloyd is a member the Climate Disclosure...   more


Suzan Sakarya, Sales Director, UK&I, Wandera


Suzan is currently a Director at Wandera leading the UK&I sales team and has worked in security for over 10 years. Throughout this time, the mobility and security landscape has evolved exponentially and Suzan has helped organisations globally to secure their employee’s endpoints from threats while helping to increase productivity.  Organisations use Wandera...more


Ryan Adams, Head of Financial Crime Intelligence, Aviva


Ryan has held various positions across the Aviva Group since he joined in 1991. He has specialised in financial crime for many years and was previously Head of Investigations for the Aviva Group. He has worked in the UK, Europe, Asia and North America. During this period of time Ryan has been responsible for leading many investigations which... more


Mark Jones, CISO, Allen & Overy


Mark is an award winning CISO with over 20 years experience in the fields of cyber and information security. His career spans multiple industry sectors and the management of both in house teams as an end user and service provider organisations as a business portfolio owner. Notable appointments include Global CISO for Allen & Overy, Director... more


Mohsin Choudhury, UK Head of Information Security, Bank of Ireland


Mohsin has over 20 years of experience in Information Security from diverse sectors including Investment Banking, Defence & National Security, Central Government, Big 4 Audit Firms, Nuclear and Global Health Organisations. He is responsible for all areas of Information Security from defining security requirements for new digital programmes, advising businesses...more


James Linton, Lead Researcher, Agari


James Linton is a Lead Researcher for the Agari Cyber Intelligence Division (ACID). James is better known as the Email Prankster who famously pranked various British Politicians, White House members of staff, and various other public personas. At Agari, James is instrumental at researching and turning the tables on cybercriminals that exploit Business Email Compromise...more


Harry McLaren, Managing Consultant, ECS Security


Harry is a senior enterprise focused security operations specialist and experienced Splunk consultant at ECS Security. He works with organisations to help them manage evolving threats, uncover bad actors and build platforms for capability development. During his time at ECS Security, Harry has gained significant experience in managing... Well known in the Scottish Cyber Community, Harry is the Co-founder of Cyber Scotland Connect. In the last year, he was awarded Cyber Evangelist of the Year at the Scottish Cyber Awards as well as Security Professional Under 30 at the Computing Security Excellence Awards. He was highly commended by the UK IT Industry Awards in the Young IT Professional of the Year category. Harry is a regular speaker at Scottish cyber conferences and events and works with universities in Scotland to encourage involvement in cyber from educational establishments. more


Martin Sivorn, Head of Cyber Security, Government Digital Service


Martin is an experienced Head of Cyber Security with a proven track record in building teams, driving outcomes and delivering digital transformation in a hands-on and strategic capacity. He is currently the Head of Security at Government Digital Service, a role he has held since the beginning of 2018. In this position, Martin is responsible for ensuring that...more


Klas Waldenfors, Co-Founder and Marketing Manager, Paliscope


Klas Waldenfors is the co-founder and Marketing Manager at Paliscope. Working in a community-powered company, you need to be very communicative and good at including the users. And Klas can talk, quite a lot actually. With over ten years´ experience in training law enforcement around the world in image and video analysis he has now moved over to online investigations...more


Tarun Samtani, Group Data Protection Officer, Boden Group


Tarun Samtani is the Group Data Protection Officer for Boden Group. Boden is a British clothing multi-channel retailer selling online, by mail order and with a high street presence. Boden sells in several markets across UK, Europe, US, Asia and Australia.  Tarun holds over 20+ years of experience across various sectors like Telecommunications,...more


Thomas Hallett, Privacy Solutions Engineer, OneTrust


Thomas Hallett is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and a Privacy Solutions Engineer at OneTrust – the global leader in privacy management and marketing compliance software. In his role, Hallett advises many of the world's leading organisations on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy (Cookie Law)...more


Ashraf Aboukass, Global Head of Security Architecture at Schroders


Ashraf has over 15 experience in the industry and has worked in an number of sectors including finance, transport and broadcasting. Ashraf left BAE Systems in 2016 as a Cyber Security Consultant where he worked with a number of high profile organisations such as SWIFT and Talk Talk on technical engagements post high profile cyber security incidents. Ashraf studied...more


Ollie Sheridan, Principal Engineer, Security (EMEA), Gigamon


With over 18 years’ experience in IT security, Ollie Sheridan joined Gigamon in November 2015 following similar roles at leading companies including Ixia and VSS Monitoring. Having been a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) for over 13 years, Ollie is Gigamon EMEA’s Principal Security Engineer and Security Strategist. His wealth of experience...more


Dave Whitelegg, Group Cyber Risk and Intelligence Officer, Capita


Dave Whitelegg oversees Cyber Risk & Threat Intelligence at Capita, the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions.  Dave has been working in the information security field for over 20 years, and is an active figure in the global information security community.  Dave holds a number security...more


Lovisa Högberg, Head of Business Development, Paliscope


Lovisa Högberg is the Head of Business Development at Paliscope. When Lovisa first joined Paliscope a couple of months ago she was blown away by the uncharted opportunities within the field of online investigations. Throughout her career, Lovisa has specialized in taking new digital innovations to market across a variety of industries, from media groups and automotive...more


David Gray, Senior Manager & Practice Lead, NTT Security


David leads NTT Security’s Incident Response (IR) capability for EMEA and the UK’s Operational Technology (OT) consulting team. David has built a deep, practical knowledge of how to effectively plan and deploy Cyber Security Solutions and for OT environments for a number of different industry verticals. David led the malware analysis team for the MOD’s Defence...more


Chris Procter, Group Data Protection Officer, Whitbread


Chris started his professional career as a chartered engineer working for ICI and later Zeneca in the chemical industry.  He then moved on to Coopers & Lybrand as a consultant in ‘business and change’ and stayed with them through the merger which created PwC.  After taking on a senior role in a boutique consultancy he changed tack to prove to himself...more


Jamie Lockhart, Sr. Solutions Engineer, Shape Security


Jamie is a solutions engineer for Shape Security, working with large brands to secure their web properties against unwanted automation. Prior to Shape Security Jamie worked for Palo Alto based startup Instart Logic helping EMEA organisations optimise website delivery and performance, and online publishers deploy ad recovery technology.


Tony Adams, Head of Investigations, Digital Forensics & Prevent, NCA


Tony Adams MSc, is the Head of Investigations, Digital Forensics and Prevent for the National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU), part of the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency. Tony leads the national response to the investigation of cyber dependent crime impacting the United Kingdom at the most serious levels. Tony has 29 years of law enforcement experience the vast...more


James Stevenson, Sales Director - UK, Nordics and Benelux, Demisto


Engineering and incident response background with over 16 years of experience. Ex security analyst & SOC team lead with a strong interest in reducing detection and response times to close the window of exposure and incident costs. Participated in two network forensic start-ups to acquisition now focused on accelerating incident response capability through automation...more


Thomas Briend, Pre-Sales Engineer, Vade Secure


Thomas Briend is a corporate Europe pre-sales engineer at Vade Secure.
After graduating from ENSEEIHT in Toulouse in 2009, he worked for various French companies (Ipanema Technologies, TDF, Ucopia) in the field of computer networks and cybersecurity. He joined Vade Secure in 2018 where he provides his technical expertise about Vade Secure solutions to enterprise...more


Khadir Fayaz, VP, Security Architecture and Engineering, Pearson


Khadir Fayaz heads Pearson’s enterprise’s digital security transformation programs, owns the cyber-security blueprint and capability portfolio, and manages a global workforce. He has 17+ years of experience driving large-scale technology security initiatives, cyber resiliency and risk management programs, and global transformation programs in cloud enablement...more


Paul Brucciani, Head of Commercial Business Development, Garrison Technology


Paul is responsible for developing and managing Garrison’s commercial sector business in Europe. He joined Garrison in 2017 having formerly worked at Detica as a cyber security, telecoms and aerospace consultant, and as a gold exploration geologist


Neil King, Business information security and risk specialist, Canon


Neil King is a business information security and risk specialist at Canon. He has many years of experience working as a central contact between the business and IT areas, specialising in the information security arena. He has worked in both finance and manufacturing companies and has a keen interest in the areas where data meets people.


Dave Horton, Solutions Engineering Manager EMEA, OneTrust


Dave Horton is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E, CIPM) and GDPR Solutions Engineer Manager at OneTrust – a global leader in enterprise privacy management software. In his role, Horton leads OneTrust’s technical privacy engineering team and advises many of the world's leading organizations on General Data... Prior to OneTrust, Horton spent 11 years implementing software security solutions for some of the most secure and scalable companies in the world. more


Sean Bennett, Strategic Account Director, EMEA, Shape Security


Sean Bennett runs Shape’s engagements with key European customers across a variety of industry sectors with a specific focus on optimising digital channels for high conversion, low friction, and low fraud. 


Pete Shorney, Global Head of Information Security, Rentokil


Pete Shorney is the Global Head of Information Security at Rentokil, a role which he has held since 2015. In this role, he is responsible for Information security across the whole of the Rentokil Group, leading a team of regional information security engaged closely with the business to reduce security risk , maintain an appropriate security posture ,... more


Nigel Hawthorn, EMEA & Privacy Spokesperson, McAfee


From working with an Apple distributor in 1980, Nigel has over 30 years experience of computers, security, networking and mobility.  He has a strong technical background, with roles in pre-sales... He has written the book “GDPR: An action Guide for IT” and speaks and writes regularly on data protection regulations and user privacy. He has also contributed to a number of computing books on network protocols and security, written many articles and lived in California for a number of years before relocating back to the UK as he was missing the rain His experience has mirrored many of the most innovative areas of computing; Apple & IBM PCs in the 1980s, storage & networking in the 1990s, Internet performance & web security in the 2000s and mobility & cloud enablement in the 2010s. You can follow him at www.twitter.com/wheresnigel more


Tony Gaskin, Head of Information Security & Audit, Paragon Customer Communications


Tony is the Head of Information Security & Audit, Paragon Customer Communications, a role he has held since April 2017. In this role he is responsible for managing Information Security by integrated risk assessment and treatment in line with the ISO 27001 standard, conducting due diligence on partners, maintaining ISO 27001,... more


Danny Pickens, Director of Threat Research, Fidelis


Prior to joining Fidelis, Pickens served as a Director at Optiv where he managed the Global Threat Intelligence Center and lead research for managed security services. He spent the majority of his career   within the United States military and various divisions of the Department of Defense and other U.S. Government organizations, working across the tactical,...more


Vineet Chhibber, Executive Director, ESG, J.P. Morgan Asset Management


Vineet Chhibber, Executive Director, is part of the ESG Team at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in London. An employee since 2006, Vineet is responsible for implementing the firm's ESG policy and for engaging with listed companies on environmental, social and governance issues. Prior to that he spent three years at governance specialists,...more


Neill Cooper, Sales Director, Fortinet


As Sales Director at Fortinet, Neill brings a strong commercial and management focus to the organisation. With a strong track record in building and leading successful sales teams through new business acquisition, Neill spearheads the delivery of new business and partnerships for Fortinet across all verticals and global territories. Amassing almost 3 decades of experience...more


Eddy Donald, former Global Chief Digital Risk Officer, VMLY&R


Eddy is a senior IT Security professional with over 18 years’ experience having recently returned from 3 years in New York. His most recent position was working full time as global Chief Digital Risk Officer (formerly CISO) at Young & Rubicam Group, a leading full service advertising subsidiary of WPP. Eddy has been the lead for several high profile...more


Peter Purwin, Director of Global Security Operations, Virgin Media


Peter Purwin is the Director of Global Security Operations at Virgin Media, a position he has held since March 2018. In this role, he is responsible for the training and operations of the whole group's security function. Before his current position, Pete held a number of senior positions in network security and management across the payments and...more