Chris

Name

Chris

Position

Chief Information Security Officer / Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor

Location

Hampshire

Big Business Experience

Capgemini

Hewlett Packard

Small Business Experience

Six Degrees

Flybe

Summary

With over 25 years of extensive experience in the dynamic and evolving field of cyber security, Chris provides fractional CISO services to a diverse range of clients, from start-ups to multinational corporations. He has worked across various industry verticals and geographies, delivering strategic and practical solutions for specific cyber security challenges.

Chris’ core competencies include advising boards and executives on cyber security strategy and investments, using cyber security innovatively to support, grow and enhance businesses, and ensuring compliance and best practices. His vision is to protect organisations from emerging threats and to guide them towards resilience and growth.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Cyber Security Professional (ChCSP)
  • Cyber Leadership Programme, Cyber Leadership Institute
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Information Security (FCIIS)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS)
  • Chartered IT Professional status (CITP)
  • Chartered Engineer status (CEng)
  • University of Plymouth, BSc(Hons) Computer Systems & Networks

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Cybersecurity: Board Advisor
  • Non-Executive Director
  • Fractional CISO
  • Leadership
  • Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Cybersecurity Maturity Assessments: Security Operations Centres
  • Managed Service Providers
  • Private Equity Companies

Experience

  • Executive Advisor to global companies on cybersecurity strategy
  • CISO for a major digital transformation of a Global Pharmaceutical Company
  • CISO for a Energy & Utilities Company
  • Cybersecurity Advisor to a major UK Government Department
  • Managing Director of the Northern European Cyber Security Consulting & Managed Security Services at a global system integrator
  • CISO for a major financial services digital transformation and outsource
  • Practice Head for Security Strategy & Risk Management
  • Systems CISO for a major UK defence contract
  • CISO for a UK Defence Contract
  • Group CISO for a European Airline