Speakers

Steve Byrne, Information Security Officer, DWF


Steve Byrne is currently the Information Security Officer at DWF, where he is responsible for the Group information security strategy and risk framework. Steve is an information security and risk professional with over 20 years' experience in information risk, privacy and security and a further 9 years in information technology for a number of financial... more


Greg van der Gaast, Head of Information Security, University of Salford


Greg has over two decades of technical and management experience in Information Security, starting as one of the most notorious hackers of the late 1990’s. A frequent speaker about bringing visibility, care, and accountability to the Information Security profession, he is an expert in building efficient InfoSec organisations by enabling leadership, addressing root...more


Andrew Fleming, Global FCR MI Senior Risk Reporting Manager, HSBC


Andrew Fleming was a career detective with the Metropolitan Police investigating international fraud, money launder, terrorist financing and cybercrime in partnership with regulatory and investigatory bodies from around the globe. During this time he took on cyber-crime, fraud and money laundering and in the process identified funds being used to finance terrorism....more


Mark Davidson, Director of IT, Birkett Long


Mark a Senior IT professional with a track record of providing high-level analytical and creative management of large-scale end-user computing, applications, infrastructure, service delivery and software development projects. Mark is an expert in troubleshooting, developing and delivering end-to-end technology improvement and transformation initiatives with full...more


Matthew Bryant, CISO and Data Protection Officer, Monese


Matthew has a career spanning 15 years in the design, delivery and management of secure systems for the private sector and UK Government & intelligence agencies.He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Data Protection Officer at Monese, a digital challenger banking service. Prior to this he was the CISO of 3i, a FTSE 100 private equity...more


Shane Scott, IS Director, Shoosmiths


Shane is an IT Executive with experience across a number of industry sectors, including; FMCG, Computing, Pharmaceutical, Professional Services Retail and Logistics; delivering large transformation, technology and digital programmes. He has operated at Senior Executive and board level across the UK, US, Europe and Fer East. Since joining Shoosmiths just over six years...more


Neil King, Business information security and risk specialist, Canon


Neil King is a business information security and risk specialist at Canon. He has many years of experience working as a central contact between the business and IT areas, specialising in the information security arena. He has worked in both finance and manufacturing companies and has a keen interest in the areas where data meets people.


Annette Brown, IT Manager, Milbank LLP


As the IT Manager 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. ...more


Funmilayo Kolaru, Compliance & Data Protection Officer, Stewarts


Funmilayo is the Compliance manager and Data Protection Officer at Stewarts. Prior to joining Stewarts, Funmilayo spent a number of years at the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Funmilayo is responsible for regulatory compliance and risk management as well as bring the firm's data protection compliance specialist. She works closely with specialist lawyers and...more