Speakers

Jeremy King, International Director - Europe, PCI Security Standards Council


Mr. King leads the Council’s efforts in increasing adoption and awareness of the PCI security standards internationally. In this role, Mr. King works closely with the Council and representatives of its policy-setting executive committee from American Express, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, and Visa, Inc. His chief responsibilities include gathering feedback...more


Branko Lolich, PCI Project Manager, King's College London


Branko Lolich has 20 years’ worth of IT experience across Europe and the APAC region. His expertise in managing card payments change programmes for large UK retailers and experience as a senior payments consultant has afforded Branko a vast understanding of not only the most complex technical obstacles within PCI, but the organisational context of managing an Information...more


Neira Jones, Independent Advisor & International Speaker


More than 20 years in financial services and technology made Neira believe in change through innovation & partnerships. She is regularly invited to advise organisations of all sizes on payments, fintech, regtech, cybercrime, information security, regulations (e.g. PSD2, GDPR, AML) and digital innovation. She always strives to demystify the hype surrounding current...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


Simon Marvell, Partner, Acuity Risk Management


Simon Marvell is a founder partner of Acuity Risk Management, a provider of solutions and services for Enterprise and Cyber Risk Management. Simon has over 30 years’ experience advising a wide range of clients across all major business sectors on risk management, business continuity and information management. He focuses on ensuring that risk management solutions...more


Yulia Nayda, Payments and Compliance Project Manager, Bumble and Badoo


Yulia is an accomplished Agile project manager with a strong passion for card payments who has been leading PCI compliance programme at a social networking and dating platform Badoo since 2016.  She has a hands-on experience in managing all aspects of compliance programme for a PCI DSS Level 1 Merchant, which includes PCI scope definition, performing risk assessments,...more


Geoff Forsyth, CISO, PCI Pal


Geoff is responsible for the overall information security and regulatory compliance of PCI Pal’s global services, including legal compliance, IT systems risk analysis, incident response planning and business continuity management. As a Fellow of the British Computer Society, Geoff has spent over 25 years working with internet and telecommunications services.


Nick Clansey, PCI ISA & Information Security Specialist, The Open University


Nick is a versatile Cyber Security Specialist, Strategic IT Leader, Programme and Portfolio Delivery Manager, offering a successful track record of pragmatic and strategic delivery success. 
Has previously held CIO/Head of IT roles at Canada Life Group Risk and The Financial Ombudsman Service and was a Technical Information Security Officer at Deutche...more


Ian Evans, Managing Director, EMEA, OneTrust


Ian Evans serves as Managing Director for EMEA at OneTrust, a global leader in privacy management and marketing compliance software which helps organisations operationalise data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. Evans is a diversified senior executive with over 20 years of experience in data privacy and CRM technology applications and services. In his role,...more


Charles Husbands, PCI Programme Manager, Vodafone


In 2008 Vodafone launched their global PCI programme and Charles has led this from inception. The payment evolution provides Vodafone with challenges & opportunities, maintaining security in existing products, being an early-adopter/innovator & providing best-in-class secure payment methods in a omni-channel age.  As a Merchant Vodafone operate across...more


Paul “PJ” Norris, Senior Systems Engineer, Tripwire


Paul “PJ” Norris has over 28 years of IT experience and 15 years working in the information security industry. In 2015, he joined Tripwire as a Senior Systems Engineer, providing pre-sales support to the UK & EMEA region across multiple industry verticals and international markets. Paul’s security expertise spans across the fields of e-discovery, forensics,...more


Adrian Beckham, Information Security Consultant, Asda


Adrian Beckham, Information Security Consultant focusing on ensuring Asda achieve Compliance in Cybersecurity related audits through cultural improvement. Working with internal business units and third parties, Adrian lives for those moments when an awareness message sinks home with an audience and a colleague or team are going to change their behaviour based on something...more


David Froud, PCI Lead Consultant, 2|SEC Consulting


David has over 18 years experience in areas of Information / Cybersecurity, including Regulatory Compliance, Secure Architecture Design, Governance Frameworks, Data Privacy & Protection, FinTech and Sustainable Innovation. As Project Lead for several Fortune / FTSE ‘Enterprise Class’ clients, David has performed hundreds of on-site security and compliance...more


Colin Neale, Data Security Specialist, Netwrix


Colin has 14 years experience in data security, risk management and compliance. As an expert in emerging technology issues and data security concerns, Colin has helped both small businesses and enterprises protect their sensitive and business-critical information by elucidating their business requirements and implementing technology solutions that meet their expectations...more


Simon Turner, PCI DSS Consultant and Advisory Auditor (QSA), BT


With 20 years of expertise in IT, Simon now advises the BT group in all things PCI DSS related. His dual perspective as a QSA and wealth of consulting knowledge serves him on daily basis to best advise BT on limiting non-compliance associated risk and liabilities while supporting the concerned parts of the business to achieve and sustain PCI compliance.


Simon Price, Global PCI Lead, BP


With a career of over two decades in software development and team leadership, Simon’s expertise combines technical know-how acquired through extensive consulting roles and a thorough understanding of project management within global team structures. Simon now leads BP’s PCI DSS compliance project for the organisation's retail sites around the world.


Dr Guy Bunker, Chief Technology Officer, Clearswift


Guy is an internationally renowned IT expert with 25 years’ experience in information security and IT management. Before joining Clearswift in October 2012, Guy was a Global Security Architect for HP. He has recently authored a paper on security for the Elsevier Information Security Technical Report and co-authored the European Network and Information Security Agency...more


Ashish Patel, VP Sales UK & Northern Europe, Zimperium


Ashish has more than 20 years experience in Cybersecurity. Today, he leads the business unit across Northern Europe for Zimperium, the global leader in mobile threat defense (MTD), offering real-time, on-device protection against Android and iOS threats. In his role, Ash is addressing the critical security gap challenges today’s enterprise organizations and...more


Jon Townsend, CIO, National Trust


Jon Townsend is a leader in technology and is the Chief Information Officer for the National Trust, where he was previously he was the CTO and CISO. He holds an MBA with the Open University and an MSc with Cranfield University in the Design of Information Systems. He previously held a commission as an Officer in the British Army, fulfilling a variety of technical...more


Alan Jenkins, Head of Advisory Services, 2|SEC Consulting


Alan Jenkins has 30 years of experience in all facets of enterprise security risk management, consulting and business resilience. Alan joined 2|SEC Consulting after a short spell as an independent consultant from IBM Security, where he spent some 2.5 years as an Associate Partner leading engagements in the UK & Ireland Financial Services sector. Prior to that,...more


Laura Morgans, Information Security, Risk & Compliance Manager, Which? Consumer’s Association


Laura has a legal background with over 12 years experience in the third sector, with extensive experience of managing risks across charities including project management for General Counsel and monitoring PCI DSS for charitable income streams. Laura has worked within information security, data governance, volunteer management and retail trading including implementing...more


Nick Lambert, Director, Thoburns Communications


Nick is a financial, corporate and crisis communications specialist with over 20 years’ advisory experience. He joined Thoburns in October 2017 from Bell Pottinger where he spent 13 years and was a Partner in the Financial & Corporate division. He started his career at Deloitte in audit, and has gone on to advise companies across all sectors from start-ups to...more


Russell McDermott, Solutions Engineer, Netwrix


Russell McDermott is a solutions engineer at Netwrix who specialises in security, governance and compliance and has a proven track record of delivering high-value, data-centric projects. He has deployed and integrated security solutions in a variety of industries, including financial, legal and manufacturing.


Oussama Louhaidia, Curve, Head of Information Security


Leading and Developing the Security/Privacy Strategy in one of the most exciting and fast-growingFinTech start-ups in London. Working on cutting-edge security technologies and concepts while ensuringregulatory requirements are met. Currently exploring all these topics (and more) in Agile environments.


Dominic Paisley, Information Security Manager, London North Eastern Railway