Jeremy King, VP, Regional Head for 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

Gaynor Rich, Former Deputy CISO, BT

Gaynor has 25+ years of experience and success information, leading and delivering strategic global cyber and information security strategy, governance, compliance and transformation across a broad range of organisations and industry sectors. A trusted executive-level advisor with repeated accomplishments balancing compliance obligations with due commerciality and...more

Jo Vane, InfoSec Compliance Director, Checkout.com

Jo Vane is the InfoSec Compliance Director at Checkout.com, known for her ability to simplify complex security matters. As a former police officer turned cybersecurity enthusiast, Jo is on a mission to continue to elevate Checkout.com's PCI programs both internally and externally.
With nearly fifteen years of leadership experience, Jo has a solid track record...more

Scott Storey, Cybersecurity Architect, University of Manchester

Scott is a passionate senior security professional with a focus on application security, socio-technical security, and shifting security left with 20 years' experience within computing. He has held various senior roles in information security with overall responsibility for technical and riskmanagement throughout the business. In these roles, he has taken the...more

Manit Sahib, Ethical Hacker, The Global Fund

Manit is an experienced offensive security expert who is certified by UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) as well as His Majesty’s CESG Check scheme (HMG CHECK). He has over ten years professional experience in both UK Government and private offensive security operations. Formerly, Manit was the Head of Penetration Testing & Red Teaming... more

Dhruv Bisani, Head of Adversarial Attack Simulations, Starling Bank

Dhruv is a leading cybersecurity professional with a key interest in leading & delivering Adversarial Attack (Red/Purple Team) simulations. He is currently the Head of Adversarial Attack Simulations at Starling Bank and formerly established and served as the Head of the Red Team at Resillion. Dhruv’s core focus has been on developing the red team (attack simulation)...more

Simon Turner, Head of Security Governance and Compliance at BT Group, BT Group

A highly experienced technology and telco leader Simon brings three decades of industry experience to the forefront having worked in numerous highly regulated roles. Working with BT’s most complex customers Simon's background gives him valuable insights and practical experiences to support cybersecurity, compliance risk management, and governance decisions.

Nicholas Howard, Director of Information Security, Reward Gateway

After completing a degree in Computer Science, Nick started his career as a software developer, working in the telecommunications, pharmaceutical and gaming industries. He then spent the next 8 years in the Royal Air Force serving as an IT Engineer (Cyberspace) Officer, working across the globe to provide secure IT services, including a role as the Head of IT for...more

Anil Kumar, Head of IT Security, Risk and Compliance, Homebase

Anil leads the IT Security and Risk function at Homebase. He has been working for the retailer since 2012 having started as programme manager responsible for delivery programmes such as Payment Transformation, PCI Compliance, Website Re platforming and Establishment of Information and Operational Security Capabilities. He has a keen interest in learning from modern...more

Eleanor Ludlam, Partner - Cyber, Privacy and Technology Litigation, Pinsent Masons

Eleanor is a partner who specialises in cyber and data risk, with significant experience in acting for insurers and insureds operating in a range of sectors including manufacturing, technology, media and financial institutions.  Eleanor joined Pinsent Masons’ Cyber team in April 2023 and has a background in commercial litigation and data protection which...more

Soraya Viloria Montes de Oca, Group Information Security Officer, Harvey Nichols

Soraya Viloria Montes de Oca is the Group Information Security Officer at Harvey Nichols and serves as the VP of Community Engagement for ISSA-UK. For the past 30 years, Soraya also known in the security community as Iggy has worked as a security professional in a variety of industries such as; healthcare, education and security services. Always passionate about building...more

Michelle Griffey, GRC Director, Paragon

Michelle is an experienced leader with 30 years’ experience across a wide range of disciplines including Risk and Governance, Lean Sigma, Project and Relationship Management. She places strong emphasis on doing what is right for the end customer, creating trust and so enabling business growth and resilience through a pragmatic approach to risk...more

Ahmed Rahman, CISO- Compliance Manager, Direct Line Group

With a distinguished 21-year career, Ahmed Rokibur Rahman is a seasoned Compliance Management professional specializing in PCI DSS, ISO 27001, SOC2, SOX, and NIST frameworks. Renowned for their successful implementation of these rigorous standards, they have demonstrated a track record of ensuring organizations maintain robust security postures. Through strategic...more

Laura Morgans, Security Risk and Compliance Manager, Dr Martens, Airwair International Ltd

Laura Morgans is an Information Security Risk and Compliance Manger at Dr Martens, Airwair International Ltd. (CRISC, CISM, CDPSE, ISO 27001 & PCI DSS Internal Security Assessor). Laura has a Law degree and is studying part-time for an MSc in Software, Systems and Security and Oxford University.  
Laura specialises in leading Information Security Governance...more

John Elliott, Security Advisor, Jscrambler

John Elliott is a specialist in regulated security and data protection. His fascination is the way that people engage with security directives: whether that’s a company following external regulations, an information security team developing policies, an IT team following them, or a colleague who is just trying to do their job securely. John has led aviation and...more

Stephen Cavey, Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist, Ground Labs

Stephen is a co-founder of Ground Labs, leading a global team empowering its customers to discover, identify and secure sensitive data across their organizations. As the company’s Chief Evangelist, he leads its worldwide product development, sales and marketing and business operations and was instrumental in extending Ground Labs’ presence with enterprise customers....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 28 years working with internet and telecommunications services.

Keith Harper, Pre-Sales Engineer, Sycurio

Keith is part of Sycurio’s Global Pre-Sales team, providing pre-sales consultancy and technical advice to both partners and customers throughout the sales process; advising contact centres on how to take their card payment environment out of scope for PCI DSS regulations. A contact centre technology veteran, Keith has over 18 years in the industry, having worked...more

Parminder Lall, CEO and Founder, 1 Cyber Valley

Parminder Lall is CEO and Founder of 1 Cyber Valley. Having worked on PCI projects from the very first days of the standard’s existence, for British Airways, Parminder knows a thing of or two about the subject matter. Once time had passed and more experiences were gained in other industries, he joined the dark side in 2013 and became a PCI QSA. Not...more

Peter O’Sullivan, Security Consultant, Blackfoot CyberSecurity

In his career, Peter has spent time in most areas of IT including network support, network management, installation management, and IT training before settling into information security from 2010. Being a QSA since 2015 he’s worked extensively with both global service providers and merchants alike and implemented numerous ISO27001 certified management systems. Peter...more

Alex Gardner, Senior Product Marketing Manager, HUMAN

Alex Gardner is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at HUMAN focusing on fraud and security solutions. With over 8 years experience in cybersecurity, Alex previously worked in the endpoint security, EDR and XDR spaces.

Richard Fridge, Enterprise Sales, HUMAN

Richard Fridge brings over a decade of cybersecurity sales expertise, specialising in cyber and anti-fraud solutions. Throughout his 13-year career, he has established a strong track record in understanding the diverse challenges faced by businesses in various industries. Richard excels in providing tailored solutions to strengthen their defences against digital threats,...more

James Cullen, Principal Security Consultant, Lead QSA, SureCloud

James, was a former Internal Security Assessor (ISA) for a large multi-sector company for approximately 9 years and moved over to the external consulting and QSA side a little over 15 months ago and is now Lead QSA, leading the PCI practice at SureCloud.

Martin Petrov, CTO - PCI, Integrity360

Martin is a senior executive with more than 20 years of technical, consulting and leadership experience, with a proven track record of establishing and developing high performance Professional Services teams. 
Martin is a widely respected information security professional having successfully assisted financial institutions, retailers and service providers...more