I’m a tech industry strategy adviser. I work with tech companies on growth strategy, and advise UK government on policy relating to security, trust and online harms.
I’m also Vice Chair at the UK Cyber Security Council and past Chair of the NCT.
My interests are digital trust and cyber security, risk and governance, data, and the role of tech in civil society.
- Cyber security and the board – where should a Chair start?Cyber security is a topic that’s increasingly hard for boards to ignore. The threat is very real… Continue reading Cyber security and the board – where should a Chair start?
- Podcast: Diversity in CybersecurityAn interesting conversation with my old friend and colleague Sherry Bevan for her podcast, Closing The Gender Pay Gap. … Continue reading Podcast: Diversity in Cybersecurity
- Policing biometricsIt’s often said that technology develops at a speed that outpaces society’s ability to manage it, and here is a classic case. … Continue reading Policing biometrics
Think Data for Government 2022
29 November 2022
Chairing last year’s Think Data conference was a lot of fun, with some brilliant government speakers on data transformation, predictive AI, data skills, privacy and geospatial. This year looks just as good – do check out the agenda.
Evolution of cyber threats & board cyber simulation
25 October 2022
This event is for non-executive directors, and I’ll be presenting on how boards should address the cybersecurity risks their organisations face. NCSC has some great tools for boards, and Chris will take attendees through its Exercise-In-a-Box – a cyber attack simulation exercise.