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


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 McAllister, 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 complex Splunk and SOC deployments...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


Ian Pitfield, Senior Technical Consultant, Netacea


With more than eight years’ experience of international consultancy, management and training delivery on cyber security areas including account takeover attacks and credential stuffing techniques, as well as identity and access management, Ian helps to design and implement Netacea technology for Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies.


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


Yara Khallouf, Cybersecurity Analyst Team Manager, CybelAngel


Yara joined CybelAngel a year ago as a Team Manager of Cybersecurity Analysts. With a multi-field background, she worked in competitive and market Intelligence for almost five years before specializing in cybersecurity. She was in charge of a team of research analysts, monitoring and investigating strategic information on companies’ ecosystems.... 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


Joseph Harris, Director of Intelligence Collection Management, Intel 471


Joseph is the Director of Intelligence Collection for Intel 471, working with a globally diverse team to gather high fidelity information from the criminal underground and to communicate this to clients from a wide range of sectors. A long term security researcher (20+ years), Joseph maintains a passion for innovation in cyber threat hunting techniques and technology...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


John Titmus, Director, EMEA Cyber Security Expert, CrowdStrike


John Titmus CISM, CISA, CISSP, CCNP, CCSE, MBCS is an information security consultant, with over 17 years of Information Security knowledge, including; administration, operations, management, and strategy development. He has proven experience in the areas of information risk management, incident response, computer forensics, cyber investigations, threat modelling,...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.


Raza Rizvi, Technical Director, activereach


Raza Rizvi is co-founder and Technical Director of activereach, a leading IT networking and security consulting company. Widely respected for his technical expertise, Raza built his reputation working as Technical and Operations Director at REDNET. Raza has also held senior positions... more


Morgan Jay, Area Vice President Northern EMEA, Imperva


As Area Vice President of Imperva, Morgan Jay is responsible for Imperva's continued growth in the Northern EMEA region, helping customers and partners to protect what matters most and defend their business-critical data and applications from cyber-attacks and internal threats. For over 25 years, Morgan has represented HP, EMC, Coverity among others, with a focus...more


James Musk, Business Development and Sales Director, Trustwave


James Musk has been working in the IT Security sector for over 15 years and today works for Trustwave as their Business Development and Sales Director for the UK and Ireland. He brings a wealth of experience in customer centric, end-to-end IT security business requirements that... more


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 Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy...more


Adrian Belcher, GSI Solution Architect - EMEA, Gigamon


Adrian has been with Gigamon for over six years and has extensive previous experience supporting network and security infrastructure and solutions. During his time at Gigamon Adrian has  worked with customers across all the verticals, Service Provider, Government and Large Enterprise and is currently supporting the process to have Gigamon technology embedded...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. 


Ewen O’Brien, EMEA Sales Director, BitSight Technologies


Ewen O'Brien is VP Sales EMEA Enterprise at BitSight Technologies. Prior to joining BitSight, Ewen was part of the founding team in OpenPages EMEA, the market leading Governance, Risk and Compliance solution, that was acquired by IBM in 2012. He headed up financial services, where he helped expand the business, most notably in Europe, Africa and Asia.


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


Michael Owen, Head of Systems Engineering UK&I, IntSights


Michael Owen heads up the Pre-Sales engineering for IntSights in the UK & Ireland. He has been in the Information Systems Technology and Security arena for over 30 years. His career bridges manufacturer, strategic partners, and end-users and so he brings a useful perspective that covers all parts of the chain. For the last four years, Owen has been heavily...more


Phil Gaskell, Cyber Security Specialist; CISSP, Blue Cube Security


As a Senior Cyber Security Consultant for Blue Cube Security, Phil’s main focus within the professional and managed services team, Cynergy, is to provide expertise in the area of Governance Risk and Compliance along with ISO27001 knowledge for both internal, and external customers. Phil has been in IT and more recently Information Security for almost 40 years, the...more


Nuno Almeida Silva, Consulting Engineer, BitSight Technologies


With a background in IT systems and networking management and architecture consulting, in both enterprise and telecom environments, in operational and architecture design roles, he's been with BitSight Technologies over the last year working in the areas of Security and Third Party Risk Management. 


Nigel Hawthorn, EMEA Marketing Director, 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 and post-sales support and product management before technology marketing.  His international knowledge started in 1987 and he has presented at security, privacy,...more


Justin Shaw-Gray, Account Director, Synack Inc.


Justin Shaw-Gray is the UK&I Sales Director for Synack, the hacker powered security platform. Justin has been in the IT industry for over 20 years and has worked for several startups including Blue Coat, Zscaler and Netskope. In 2018, shortly after joining Synack, Justin was recognized as runner-up in the Security Serious Best Cyber Security Sales Leader...more


Tom Kendrick, European Customer Success Manager, Check Point Software Technologies


Tom has over 15 years of experience as a Security Professional, with a first class degree in Networks and Communications and professional experience in UK Government, Channel Partner and Security Vendors. This allows him to have experience in all elements of the industry – having worked in hands on end user roles plus delivering support, consultancy and presales...more


Stephen Roostan, Regional Sales Director EMEA, Kenna Security


Steve has 12 years experience working with enterprise and commercial organisations on projects where information technology solutions assist a business in meeting key objectives on security, risk or operational effectiveness. Steve also has a passion for driving equality and new ways of working for the modern way of living - having held steering committee board roles...more


Dave Sheridan, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Santander Corporate & Investment Banking


Dave Sheridan is Global Chief Information Security Officer for Santander Corporate & Investment Banking. He has been working in the Financial Services industry for more than 33 years. Prior to starting his latest role in early 2019, he was the CISO for Santander UK. Dave started his career at NatWest where he held a number of senior marketing roles in their rapidly...more


Nick Baglin, General Manager, Netacea


Nick Baglin joined Netacea in January 2018, with a mission to grow and expand the company to be a leader in behavioural machine learning in the cyber security space. Drawing upon over 18 years’ experience in cyber security, Nick has held senior roles at HP Enterprise Security Services and CyberArk, where he was VP of Sales, EMEA and played a crucial role in the...more


Mike Nathan, Senior Director - Solution Consulting EMEA (Head of Pre-Sales), ThreatMetrix


Mike Nathan has over 13 experience years in the risk and fraud space, with key interests in online banking fraud, application fraud, internal fraud and card fraud. Mike started as a credit analyst at Lehman Brothers, before moving to Lloyds Banking Group as a Fraud Manager, where he lead large teams of analysts and data scientists. He was a consultant at SAS, the...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


Simon Black, Sales Engineer EMEA, Kenna Security


Simon’s role as systems engineer and technical lead includes supporting end user engagements for enterprise accounts as well as channel and MSSP partners. Prior to Kenna, Simon was an Enterprise Pre-Sales Technical Account Manager with Qualys for two and a half years. He has worked as a technical security lead/specialist since 1998 within partners, distributors...more


Muktadir Khan, Security Architect, Trustwave


Muktadir Khan is an experienced Security Architect with over 15 years experience in the security industry. He has successfully delivered some of the largest Managed Security Services projects in the UK in a wide range of industries spanning  CNI, Energy, IOT and the Financial sector.


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


Richard Kirk, Vice President EMEA, Illumio


Mr. Kirk has 20+ years of experience leading technology evolution and adoption in the European market where he’s developed a reputation for being a change agent and strong business partner for the organizations he’s worked with.  Mr. Kirk has spent many years working in both large and small software companies, across many different... 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


Stewart Bertram, Director of Professional Service and Closed Sources, Digital Shadows


Stewart is the Director of Professional Service and Closed Sources at Digital Shadows and responsible for any project undertaken by the organisation that falls outside of the core SearchLight™ offering. With a long career in Threat Intelligence dating back to 2009 and technical intelligence dating back further to 2004, Stewart brings a significant amount of experience...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


Tom Plumer, Account Manager, Wandera


Tom is currently a Senior Customer Success Manager at Wandera, working with its European customers to deliver a secure and productive enterprise mobile workforce.  During Tom’s 4 years at Wandera, the enterprise mobility landscape has matured significantly, as has the threat of mobile attack.  Tom spends his time helping customers leverage Wandera’s...more


Reena Shah, Head of the Information Security Culture Awareness, M&G Prudential


Reena Shah is Head of the Information Security Culture and Awareness programme at M&G Prudential and has been working in information security for a number of years. Her previous Learning and Development background has enabled Reena to create an innovative and robust information security learning strategy for the programme. Apart from employee learning,... more


Lynsey Jenkins, Director of Marketing, Fortinet


Lynsey has delivered Marketing and Demand Generation strategies for an array of organisations, from Fortune 500 companies to fast growing start ups.  With global b2b and channel marketing experience Lynsey has delivered multi-channel strategies that have driven new market entry and transatlantic growth, as well as raising brand profile and position to accelerate...more