Speakers

Angus Alderman, Information Security Officer, Boden


Angus is a senior Information Security and IT professional with over twenty years of experience delivering security and compliance to companies in a range of sectors including financial services, payments, and retail.
Leveraging his background from hands-on IT and security operations, Angus has taken companies through a transformative journey, enhancing their resilience...more


Zibby Kwecka, CISO, Arnold Clark


Zibby progressed from electronics, through advanced networking, and research in privacy-preserving cryptographic techniques, to helping secure some of the biggest organisations in banking, manufacturing, and the public sector. On this journey, Zibby has inspired further development of cryptographic solutions, assisted in forming one of the first CSOCs in the UK, designed...more


Anil Kumar, Head of IT Security & Risk Function, Homebase


Anil Kumar heads up the IT Security and Risk function at Homebase, he has been working for the retailer since 2012. He started there as programme manager responsible for delivery programmes such as Payment Transformation, PCI Compliance, Website re-platforming, and Establishment of Information and Operational Security Capabilities.
Homebase was purchased by Wesfarmers...more


Regina Bluman, Cyber Security Advisor, Pinsent Masons


Regina Bluman is a Cyber Security Advisor at Pinsent Masons. Her focus is supporting organisations in maturing their cyber security posture and addressing their security risks in a pragmatic way. Previously, Regina has held roles in Deloitte, Algolia, and Kaspersky, amongst others, and has had experience working across a broad range of sectors. She is a CISSP, a SABSA...more


Ashish Khanna, Security & Digital Transformation Leader, Sharaf Group


Ashish Khanna is the Security & Digital Transformation Leader at Sharaf Group. He has more than 14 years of experience and has research interests in the technology and AI aspects of cybersecurity – particularly in finding ways of ‘monetizing unforeseen risk’ as well as 'Data Science for Cybersecurity’. He previously worked in cybersecurity at the Dubai...more


Nick Harris, Interim CISO, Holland & Barrett


Nick Harris spent 12 years in the Royal Air Force working across a variety of IT and cyber roles in the UK and overseas, before joining Deloitte's Cyber Risk Advisory practice. Split across the security operations centre architecture and governance, risk, and compliance teams, Nick worked at Oxford University Press as the Information Security and Data Privacy Manager...more


Puneet Ahuja, Cyber Analytics & Information Risk Manager, Holland & Barrett


Puneet Ahuja is the Cyber Analytics and Information Risk Manager at Holland & Barrett, bringing over 15 years of expertise in information security, risk management, compliance, and IT administration. He holds certifications including CISSP, CISM, AMBCI, and Blue Team Level 1 (BTL1), underscoring his commitment to excellence in cybersecurity. Puneet has played...more


Alban Tramard, Former CISO, THG


Alban Tramard is a cyber security professional with a data and engineering background. He has applied his skills across multiple industries, E-Commerce, web hosting, translation service, recycling, carbon offsetting, hospitality, manufacturing, travel, automotive. 


Ryan Nicholson, Head of Security & IT Risk Management, Clarks


With 15 years of experience via security management and leadership roles across financial services, social housing, care, and utilities, Ryan joined Clarks in 2022 to head up their security and IT risk management function.  He and his team are currently focused on various digital transformation and other initiatives to help ensure Clarks continues to move securely...more


Andy Wilcox, Senior International Marketing Manager, Imprivata


Andy Wilcox, Senior International Marketing Manager, Imprivata is an experienced professional with over 17 years of experience managing and developing healthcare technology products and services for international healthcare markets. Based in the UK, Andy has held a range of Product Marketing, Product Management, and Business Development positions in industry-leading...more


James King, Solutions Engineer, Imprivata


James works as a Solutions Engineer for Imprivata focussing on enterprise mobility solutions for both iOS and Android platforms. With over ten years of experience in the enterprise mobility, James has developed a deep understanding of mobile ecosystems and how to leverage them to enhance productivity and security for businesses. James is passionate about technology...more


Tim Ayling, VP EMEA Cyber Security Specialists, Thales


Tim Ayling currently serves as the VP EMEA Cyber Security Specialists at Thales.  With over 25 years of experience in the cybersecurity industry, Tim began his career in System Engineering.  He began his leadership career when he established Entrust Inc. in Australia in 2003 and was made Vice-President Asia Pacific in 2006. Tim has held numerous leadership...more


Zac Warren, Chief Security Advisor, Tanium


Zac Warren is Senior Director of Cybersecurity Advisory in EMEA. Zac started his career in IT with a passion for cybersecurity and was a senior security analyst at a leading manufacturer of security platforms and later a cybersecurity architect and consultant for large system integrators. Zac has spent most of his career helping government agencies and several Fortune100...more


Rob Mukherjee, Director of Transformation, EveryCloud


As director of transformation at EveryCloud, Rob helps businesses modernise and simplify their security estate, ensuring it is fit-for-purpose for the challenges brought by the expanding complexity of the today’s enterprises, rapidly evolving consumer behaviours and ever-more sophisticated cyber threats.
Rob has been instrumental in driving transformation initiatives...more