Speakers

Yair Kler, Head of Security Architecture, Standard Chartered Bank


Yair is a security executive with +20 years of experience leading cyber-security solution design in cutting edge and Fortune 500 technology companies. Serves as a subject matter expert for cyber-security with specialization on the topics of cyber-resiliency, cloud, artificial-intelligence, digital assets and quantum computing. Executive director and head of security...more


Kerry Sheehan, AI Policy Lead, UK AI Taskforce, AI Regulation, UK Civil Service


Kerry's experience spans the UK Prime Minister's Office, Cabinet Office, Home Office, the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, health, tech, B2C and B2B sectors, including global brands such as Microsoft and Intercontinental. 
A qualified machine learning developer and in AI for business, Kerry provides counsel and consultancy to executive...more


Matt Adams, Head of Security Enablement, Citi


Matt is the Head of Security Enablement at Citi, where he is responsible for enabling the secure adoption of disruptive technologies such as GenAI, DLT/Blockchain, and Quantum Cryptography. In this role, he also leads a team dedicated to identifying and developing use cases for leveraging these technologies to address cybersecurity challenges. Matt's expertise lies...more


Robin Bylenga, VP Digital Strategy, AI Security, DWS


Robin is VP and Information Security Lead at DWS and holds a master’s degree in Information Security with Distinction from Royal Holloway, University of London. She currently resides in London and is active in many professional organisations such as the Investment Association (Cyber Resilience Operating Group), SASIG, ISACA and the London Ladies Hacking Society.
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Peter Olivier, Head of Security Delivery, Admiral Insurance


Peter Olivier leads the strategic security changes for Admiral as the Head of Security Delivery. He has a strong technical background and over 30 years of leading complex change in various sectors, such as Aerospace, Nuclear, and Finance. He knows how important people are for successful outcomes.

He has created many security teams in different disciplines for...more


Dom Lucas, Head of Security, British International Investment


Dom is a security leader with over 25 years professional experience, working across a range of public and private sector organisations, leading others to success. He has worked for numerous large firms including,  Barclays, Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance and also Financial Conduct Authority in the field of Information and Cyber Security. He is currently Head...more


Ben Trethowan, CISO, Brit Insurance


Ben is a senior technology leader of some 18 years’ experience and is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Brit Insurance. He is an accomplished hands-on Cyber Security leader, with extensive experience working in the FinTech, Entertainment, Transport and Defence sectors. Ben has led Cyber Security activities at all levels, from governance...more


Charlee Ryman, Co-Founder, Trident Search


Charlee, is a Co-Founder at Trident Search, a cyber recruitment agency and has been building defensive teams across the globe since leaving the Royal Navy as a Submariner on the nations nuclear deterrent in 2017. He is a huge advocate for innovation and supporting the development of the security industry in the UK. He also has a passion for mental health and enjoys...more


Jonathan Armstrong, Partner, Punter Southall Law


Jonathan is an experienced lawyer with a concentration on technology and compliance. His practice includes advising multinational companies on matters involving risk, compliance and technology across Europe. He has handled legal matters in more than 60 countries involving emerging technology, corporate governance, ethics code implementation, reputation, internal investigations,...more


Mike Tewfik, Cyber & Tech Underwriter, Beazley


Mike has been with Beazley for 7 years. After initially joining to develop UK regional business and managing various Cyber facilities, he now focuses on more traditional London market business and larger accounts in the International space, writing both Cyber and Tech E&O risk.


Ash Hunt, CISO, Apex Group


Ash Hunt is a Global CISO and Information Security & Risk specialist with a decade of experience in complex, multi-national environments. He has worked extensively across UK Government departments, FTSE/FORBES organisations and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI), in addition to authoring the UK’s first quantitative framework... more