Speakers

Steve Davies, Head of Cyber Security, DLA Piper


Transformational Cyber Security leader striving to be the nexus between risk and innovation.  Demonstrable track record in delivering game changing improvements which allow organisations to move fast safely.


Karen Jacks, CTO, Bird & Bird


Karen is CTO at international law firm Bird & Bird providing strategic planning, delivery and support of IT solutions, information security and telecommunications to 30 offices in Europe, Middle East, US, Asia and Australia. Karen has overseen the rapid expansion of Bird & Bird and has built the international team and solutions to support this.  She...more


Karl Knowles, Head of Cyber and Service Delivery, HFW


A well-established security leader with extensive experience and views on cyber security. Karl has presented thought provoking and meaningful content to a wide range of different audiences. After a long career, with a multitude of experience, he is very well respected in the industry. Karl began his career as a communications engineer in the British Army. In the second...more


Hans Allnutt, Partner & Cyber & Data Risk Practice Leader, DAC Beachcroft


Hans leads DAC Beachcroft's multi-award winning cyber risk and breach response team. He has responded to hundreds of breaches and cyber incidents, helping clients of all sizes, from SME to Global Corporates across all sectors. He is a true specialist and trusted advisor, guiding clients through their crisis and defending any regulatory investigation and privacy...more


Annette Brown, Head of IT, Milbank


As Head of IT for Milbank in Europe, Annette is responsible and accountable for the smooth running of the firm’s information technology systems in the London, Frankfurt and Munich offices. Annette manages the IT team, who are responsible for delivering day to day IT/helpdesk support, IT Training, System Management and IT Infrastructure & Projects. The London...more