Speakers

Martyn Styles, Head of Information Security, Bird & Bird


Martyn is responsible for global information security at Bird & Bird LLP. He manages the information security strategy for the firm, and works closely with the data privacy and risk teams. He is responsible for the formal certifications held by the firm - ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials Plus. Martyn has introduced a global emergency alert... more


Valerie Jenkins, Chief Information Security Officer, Clyde & Co LLP


Valerie has been part of the information security profession for more than 25 years. While working in UK Government, Valerie represented the UK at Western European Union security working group and has held information security leadership positions in several global companies in the Automotive, Financial Services, and Pharmaceutical sectors. Valerie’s career has...more


Tim Collinson, Head of Information Security, Walkers


Tim is a security leader with a passion for pragmatic, effective solutions that actually work for the people and businesses who use them. Currently at Walkers, one of the leading offshore firms, he previously headed up information security for British Land and Bird & Bird and additionally has experience working in broking, insurance, channel distribution and the...more


Jas Bassi, Head of Solution Delivery, Gateley


Jas has over 20 years of experience in the delivery of technology and transformation projects to Professional and Financial Services audiences. He is currently Head of Solution Delivery at Gateley, leading on Innovation, Engineering along with the delivery of Technology and Business Change.


Jonathan Freedman, Head of Technology & Security, Howard Kennedy


Jonathan Freedman is the Head of Technology & Security of London law firm Howard Kennedy, with a background in Enterprise Architecture and systems engineering within the UK professional services sector spanning more than 18 years. His current focus is now on leading in technology architecture and cyber cybersecurity. ...more


Darragh Macken, Senior Information Security Officer, Travers Smith


Darragh Macken is responsible for Information Security at law firm Travers Smith. With over 20+ years of experience in IT, from starting in IT support to building and leading technical and operational teams. The last 10 years has been focused on security within the legal sector. In his current role at Travers Smith, he built a high-performing information security...more


Francisco Sanches, Director of Cyber Consulting, Mishcon de Reya


Director of the Cyber Consulting team at MDR Cyber, the cyber practice at Mishcon de Reya. He has over 20 years' experience in advising clients on cybersecurity, data protection and resilience issues. His experience includes cybersecurity governance, risk management, cyber strategy, cloud security, technical security assessments and data privacy. He is a firm...more


Jonathan Root, Head of Information Security, Mishcon de Reya


John is Head of Information Security at Mishcon de Reya. He provides information security governance, risk management and business and technical security strategy for the Mishcon de Reya Group and clients. His focus is the material reduction in business risk whilst avoiding undue overheads. John worked in the field of Technology and Information Security for more than...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


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


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.


Sarb Sembhi, Founder and Chair, Mental Health in Cyber Security Foundation


Sarb is the joint Founder and Chair of the Mental Health in Cyber Security Foundation and CTO at Virtually Informed. He was the Global CISO for AirEye and the Noord Group and has previous worked as a consultant covering most issues in risk and security. Sarb’s contributions to the industry include joint Founder and Chair of the Mental Health in Cyber Security Foundation,...more


Stephen Beckett, Global Security and Business Continuity Director, Dentons


Stephen Beckett is a distinguished expert in Business Continuity and Resilience, bringing over seventeen years of experience from one of the world's leading international law firms Dentons. Currently serving as the Global Security & Business Continuity Director, Stephen has played a pivotal role in implementing robust security and continuity measures across the...more


Maxime Cartier, Head of Human Risk, Hoxhunt


Maxime is a Human Risk Management leader, who has built Security Awareness, Behaviour and Culture programs for global companies in manufacturing, aerospace, and in his previous role at H&M Group. His goal is to help people stay safe online, and support organisations make the switch from raising awareness to effectively changing behaviours and culture. He’s currently...more


Phil Cambers, Commercial Director, Trustack


Phil is the Commercial Director and co-founder or security focussed MSSP Trustack LTD. He has worked in the IT industry since graduating in 1998 and has seen many changes throughout that period, from the fabled “millennium bug” fallacy in 2000, through to the advent of Virtualisation, the adoption of cloud and the associated security challenges throughout that...more


Natalija Buldakova, Sales Engineer, Quest Software


I am a Certified IT professional and Sales Engineer at Quest Software, based in London, England. With nearly two decades of cross-industry experience, primarily utilising the Microsoft technology stack, I empathise with the challenges faced by IT project and BAU teams in managing IT infrastructure and navigating the impact of changes on business users. In my current...more


Richard Cassidy, Field CISO, Rubrik


Richard is CISO EMEA at Rubrik, focused on driving strategy and execution in the maturity of the business’s capability across the pre-sales and post-sales organizations, ensuring the delivery of world-class customer value from the outset. With over two decades of experience and a proven success track record in taking technology start-ups to international markets,...more


Tom McVey, Sr. Solution Architect, Menlo Security



Tom is a Solution Architect at Menlo Security for the EMEA region, a leader in cloud security. In this role, he works closely with customers to meet their technical requirements and architects web and email isolation deployments for organisations across different industries. Coming from a varied background in cyber, Tom provides expert cybersecurity advice and strategic...more


Jamie Little, Chief Technology Officer, Everycloud


Jamie Little is a Chief Technology Officer based in Essex. With a keen interest in Information Security, he has 8 years focused in infosec, mainly through an EMEA Cyber Security Distributor and recently joined EveryCloud to focus on delivering best in class security solutions to its customers. As a security professional, he is passionate about securely enabling business...more