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Anne Tiedemann
Global Managing Director

A 28 year veteran of the security and intelligence industry driving strategy and operations, including executive roles with Kroll ( EMEA and Asia Pacific) and G4S plc.


Sam Hutton
Glasswall Government Solutions

Over 15 years experience delivering and operationalising cutting-edge technology solutions across a number of sectors including financial, security and defence.


Mark Wheelhouse

Experienced CFO focusing on high growth technology companies, including a senior role with Good Technology where he was involved from start up through to sale to Blackberry.


Nicholas Bloom
VP of Marketing and Communications

25 years of experience in advertising and licensing. Formerly Vice President of Brand  Management at Beanstalk in New York where he led the Diageo, Ford, Stanley Black & Decker and AT&T businesses. Nicholas holds dual Master’s degrees in Integrated Marketing Communication from Northwestern and Global Affairs from New York University.

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Paul Burke
SVP, Products

25 years of product management and marketing experience in digital software businesses of all sizes, creating success for products in markets from consumer to small business to enterprise.  Responsible for over 30 commercial product releases of products generating hundreds of millions in revenue. Built and led product teams for several software companies, establishing product management processes, product strategies and communicating with Citrix, Trend Micro, AVG Technologies and Centrix Software.


Sir Nigel Knowles

Global Co‐Chairman and Senior Partner of DLA Piper. Sir Nigel has been the driving force behind DLA Piper’s remarkable growth from its UK regional origins to a global turnover in excess of USD2.5bn.


Greg Sim

Entrepreneur & investor with a successful track record of strategy realisation.


Philip Rambech
Board member

International mobile expert. Held senior positions with Sony Ericsson, Ericsson and Palm.


Wes Paul
Board Member

Extensive career in finance with J.P. Morgan & Co where he was a Managing Director and Global Head of Investments. Wes founded Tellus Matrix, a geopolitical advisory practice focusing on disruptive technologies and catalysing investment opportunities.


Stan Black
Board Member

Chief Security and Information Officer of Citrix. Stan is a seasoned security veteran with more than twenty-five years of experience in cyber security, reducing business risk, threat intelligence, corporate data protection, infrastructure simplification and crisis management. His experience has provided him the opportunity to deliver durable security and risk solutions to global 1000’s, countries and public agencies around the world.


Pat Turnbull
Board Member

Ex-CEO of ICAP Equities with over 40 years’ experience in financial markets.


Sir Iain Lobban
Chairman Global Advisory Council

Sir Iain was the Director of Government Communications Headquarters in the United Kingdom from 2008 to 2014, having previously served as its Director General for Operations from 2004.


Simon Church
GM & EVP Europe for Optiv, (former Chief Executive of Vodafone Enterprise Security Services, & CEO of NTT Com Security).

A 29 year veteran of the IT industry Simon’s expertise is within information security, managed & professional services, with a successful track record in running global growth strategies.


John Holly
Government / Defence

A retired Major General in the United States Army who was responsible for developing and fielding the National Missile Defense System for the defence of the USA against Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM).  He went on to serve as Chairman of the UK’s Atomic Weapons Establishment Management Ltd. and then Chief Operating Officer of Lockheed Martin UK.  Additionally, he now serves as the Senior Defence Advisor to KPMG and is the Chairman of Scramasax Ltd, a bespoke service provider to High Net Worth Individuals.


Adrian Asher
Corporate Advisor

Adrian joined London Stock Exchange Group in July 2016 as Group CISO. He was previously Group CISO for HSBC, prior to which he worked for a mixture of tech (Skype, Betfair) and financial services (BarCap, Reuters, DB, Man Group) companies. He has also worked for venture capital firm, Accel Partners.


Lord Bernard Hogan Howe
Corporate Advisor

Former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police having served as Chief Constable of Merseyside. In both roles he cut crime and delivered value for money. From the Met he led the police Counter Terrorist Network in the United Kingdom and abroad. He helped to deliver a safe 2012 London Olympics while helping London recover from the 2011 riots.


David Charters
Corporate Advisor

Extensive 20 year track record in financial services, with roles as a diplomat and investment banker. Now an author, investor and entrepreneur.


Stuart Higgins
Public Relations

Former Editor at News International. Stuart has an unrivalled network of contacts through his award-winning journalistic and PR career, and unique insight to every sector of business, government and the broader establishment.


David Hartford
Chairman USA Advisory Board

David serves on several Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for innovative technology companies, non-profits and investment firms, including Calibrium AG, where he was a Founding Partner and continues to work with the global private equity investment team. David is passionate about working with enterprises developing disruptive technology and enjoys mentoring entrepreneurs.


Phil Reilly
Government / Defence

Phil is a former senior CIA officer with 29 years of operational experience around the world.  Since retirement in 2014, Phil has advised numerous tech companies in the data and cyber arena.


Rick Ledgett
Government / Defence

Former Deputy Director of the U.S. National Security Agency, 40 years of experience in signals intelligence, information assurance, and operational management of large, complex organizations.  He currently advises private sector and governmental entities on cybersecurity.


Cedric Leighton
Government / Defence

Cedric is an internationally known National Security and Cybersecurity expert, a 26-year Military Intelligence veteran with experience in areas such as military strategy; cyberwarfare and intelligence now assisting in the development of National Security and Cybersecurity strategies for global organizations.


Steve Katz
Risk & Compliance

Steve was the industry’s first CISO and was appointed to that position when he joined Citicorp. Prior to Citi, Steve was the senior information security executive at JP Morgan. After Citi, he was the Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer at Merrill Lynch.