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

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

Gary Hibberd, Managing Director, Agenci part of The Cyberfort Group

With over 20 years’ experience in Information Security and Data Protection, Gary is a self-confessed ‘Cyber Geek’, who is passionate about Cyber Security and Data Protection. A published author & international speaker, on all aspects of Business Continuity through to Cyber Security and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), he believes in helping...more

Steve Wright, DPO, Bank of England

Steve is currently the DPO at the Bank of England, a position he has held since 2018. This role is an interim position to provide GDPR / privacy leadership across the business. Prior to this, Steve was Group Data Privacy and Data Protection Officer at the John Lewis Partnership, where was responsible for both the Information Security and Data Privacy policies...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

Dan Chapman, GDPR Manager, bet365

Dan has worked in Information Security and Data Protection for coming on 20 years, and during that time he's made a bit of a reputation for himself.  Normally for being disruptive, but occasionally for being an expert.  He's worked on ISO27001, PCI DSS, computer forensics, and fraud investigation.  He keeps busy.  There are quite a few letters...more

Alex Hollis, GRC Practice Director, SureCloud

As SureCloud’s GRC Practice Director, Alex Hollis is responsible for leading the team who configure our simple, intuitive and flexible Platform that compliments process in our clients’ organizations, through:  

  • IT Risk Management: talk about IT risk in business terms Vendor Risk Management: gain a holistic view...
  • Compliance Management: devolve responsibility for richer information
  • Data Privacy Management: support, regardless of your maturity
With over 16 years’ experience in IT, mobile technology and software development, Alex has spent the last seven years specializing in governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). After just six months in the industry, Alex received a platinum-level excellence award for his work around risk bow-tie modeling, Solvency 2 and Basel 3. Now focusing primarily on operational risk, Alex has analyzed, designed and implemented GRC technology and IRM solutions into 60 companies, including some of the largest and most complex environments. His experience spans multiple sectors, including telecommunications, aviation, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, retail, public sector, financial services, and insurance. A keynote speaker at prestigious industry conferences, Alex is also currently writing a book on end-to-end GRC. more

Paul Holland, Information Security Leader, Hiscox

Paul is a seasoned information security and risk expert of over 15 years and a CISSP. He has worked in a number of different businesses, giving him a wide breadth of knowledge and experience to draw from. Some of these include KPMG, BP, Lloyd's Bank, Ford Motor Company, Pearson, Lloyd's of London and NS&I. At Hiscox he is the Information Security Leader and is...more

John Noltensmeyer, Head of Privacy and Compliance Solutions, TokenEx

John Noltensmeyer is a privacy and data security professional whose qualifications include over 20 years of experience in information technology. John is a PCI Internal Security Assessor (ISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and holds multiple International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) certifications. At TokenEx, John...more

Stuart Wright, Principal Programme Manager, lastminute. com

Stuart is an experienced Senior Programme, Portfolio and Change Management Practitioner with a wealth of international technology and business experience in B to B and B to C markets. He has a proven background of delivering complex large-scale programmes (£5m+) through the Agile and Scrum methodologies to global organisations. Working with satellite offices...more

Phil Jude, Strategic Partnerships Manager, PCI Pal

Phil’s experience in channel sales and relationship management spans across a decade and draws experience from working in several different contact centre verticals including insurance and utilities. During this time the industry has experienced rapid change, particularly with the emergence of cloud computing and digitalisation. Phil’s background gives him first-hand...more

Oli Pinson-Roxburgh, Managing Director, Bulletproof

Oli Pinson-Roxburgh has been in the security industry for over 15 years, during which time he’s accumulated extensive experience in SIEM technologies through his work with multiple global vendors. He also has a wealth of wider security experience through various roles, including penetration testing, security and compliance consulting, with a particular focus on...more

Tony Porter, Head of Global Marketing, Eckoh

Tony has over 30 years’ experience in sales, marketing and business development and currently leads these activities for Eckoh in both the UK and US markets and across all sectors. Tony’s role focuses on helping contact centres to improve their customer engagement, making them convenient and secure for consumers to use.  He understands the challenges...more

Thomas Chappelow, Principal Consultant, PCI and Information Security, Data Protection People

Tom is a Principal Consultant and QSA at Data Protection People, where he is responsible for the successful delivery of security projects in the private and public sectors. His work focusses on protecting critical national infrastructure, and payment card platforms. Tom is a CESG Certified Professional, a PCI Qualified Security Assessor, an ISACA Certified Information...more

Trevor Axiak, Director, Kyte

Trevor graduated from the University of Malta in 1999 with a degree in Information Technology. In 2006, at the age of 29, he set up Kyte with his business partner. Being a very hands-on, experienced and a point of reference for many of his clients, he acts as a consultant to many merchants, payment gateways, gaming operators, financial institutions and crypto...more

Simon Brady, Managing Editor, AKJ Associates Ltd

Simon is a former journalist, editor and publisher specializing in wholesale financial markets, particularly the technology intensive areas of derivatives, securities trading, cash management and FinTech. He has sat as an Executive Director on the main board of a FTSE-250 listed media company and has spent a lifetime travelling the globe talking to CEOs, CFOs and...more

John Cassidy, Director of Corporate Development, Ground Labs

A global sales leader with 20 years experience in Media, IT and Security Software. As the Director of Corporate Development for EMEA leading Ground Labs, he is committed to guiding the expanding company in the quickly developing data security software industry. Leading the EMEA client and partner strategy, John drives sales and partnerships with major retailers, financial...more

Graham Thompson, VP Sales & Marketing, DataDivider Inc

Graham brings over 30 years of sales and marketing experience much of this in early technology startups. Graham leads the charge in DataDivider’s sales and marketing effort embracing the early adopters of DataDivider’s innovative solutions. For the past 15 years Graham has focused his career in early stage startups tackling compliance for both PCI DSS and Sarbanes...more

Matthew Tyler, CEO, Blackfoot UK

Now in his 40s, Matthew Tyler has 25 years’ experience working with some of the largest brands in strategic risk, security and compliance. In the mid-1980s Matthew worked for the fledgling Financial Services Authority in the UK, specialising in securities trading and investment management. Matthew then worked for a string of international finance organisations...

Bob Spence, Head of Projects, Syntec

Bob has over 25 years’ experience in the conception and implementation of technology-driven performance improvement programmes in the technology, aviation, consumer goods, and oil and gas industries, delivering projects to Fortune 500 organisations in North America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific. Bob brings to Syntec his experience leading global technology...Outside of Syntec. Bob enjoys cooking, the sea, and writing about the impact of technology on civil society. more

Jon Hawes, Head of Detect, Photobox

Jon runs the Detect function at Photobox, which encompasses Security Operations, Incident Response and Red Team Testing. He has worked in London and New York with the some of the world's largest financial institutions to solve complex security analytics challenges related to control assurance. Prior to Photobox he worked at a UK energy company on security... more

Tim Gillott, Head of Compliance, Atos

Tim is currently responsible for defining the PCI DSS compliance delivery strategy and assuring the attainment and maintenance of PCI DSS compliance for Atos customers worldwide who require hosted Payment Card services. The...more