UK CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the UK community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today.

  1. Strategies for a risk-aligned, resilient organization
  2. Developing and investing in the security workforce of tomorrow
  3. Creating business value and supporting agile business operations

UK CISO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the UK CISO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CISOs, for CISOs.

Co-Chairs

Matt Broomhall headshot

Matt Broomhall

Lloyd's of London
CISO

Elaine Bucknor headshot

Elaine Bucknor

Sky Plc
Group Chief Information Security Officer

Jared Carstensen headshot

Jared Carstensen

CRH
CISO

Luke Fairless headshot

Luke Fairless

Tesco Plc
Director, Technology (Security Program & Capability)

Bobby Ford headshot

Bobby Ford

Unilever
VP, Global CISO

Matt Gordon-Smith headshot

Matt Gordon-Smith

Gatwick Airport
CISO

Simon Hodgkinson headshot

Simon Hodgkinson

BP
Chief Information Security Officer

Paula Kershaw headshot

Paula Kershaw

HSBC
Regional CISO, Europe & UK

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Ewa Pilat

Willis Towers Watson
Global CISO

Members

Nuno Andrade

RSA
CISO

Dean Atkinson

Burberry
Vice President, Group Information Security

Alan Bambury

Kerry
CISO

Lindsey Bateman

M&G Prudential Ltd
CISO

Luke Beeson

Aviva
Group CISO

Dan Biggs

Network Rail
CISO

Neil Blagden

SSE
CISO

Louis Botha

Avon
CISO & DPO

Charl Brits

DS Smith
Head of Group IT Security

Dexter Casey

Centrica
Group CSO

Manish Chandela

Unipart Group Limited
Group CISO

Derek Cheng

TalkTalk Group
Chief Security Officer

Michael Colao

AXA
Chief Corporate Security Officer

Carole Drape

John Lewis Partnership
CISO

Alison Dyer

URENCO Limited
CISO

Matthew Finn

DLA Piper
Head of IT Risk Management

Lachlan George

Nando's
Group CISO

Paul Haywood

BUPA
Group CISO

Nick Jones

TUI Group
CISO

Kevin Jones

Airbus
Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) [acting]

Tony Jowett

Post Office
CISO

Simon Lambe

Compass Group
Regional Risk and Information Security Officer - Europe

Sarah Lawson

OCS
Group CISO

Paul Lynch

ITV
Group CISO

Julian Osborne

Volkswagen Group UK
CISO

Andy Powell

A.P. Møller - Maersk
Global CISO

Helen Rabe

Abcam
Group CSO

Jim Roach

Whitbread plc
CISO

Stuart Robertson

Phoenix Group
CISO

David Robinson

Herbert Smith Freehills
Head of Global IT Security

Vijay Samtani

University of Cambridge
CISO

Sam Smith

Cadent Gas
Head of Digital Risk & Security

Ian Snelling

Pentland
Group Security & Risk Manager

Simon Strickland

Johnson Matthey
Chief Information Security Officer

Simon Tong

Schlumberger
Cyber Security Governance Manager

Paul Watts

Kantar
CISO

Douglas Weekes

Sainsbury's
Group CISO and Head of Data Governance

Philip Whittaker

Lookers plc
CISO

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

October 5, 2020

Global CISO Virtual Executive Summit - Day 1

A virtual gathering for CISOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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October 6, 2020

Global CISO Virtual Executive Summit - Day 2

A virtual gathering for CISOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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13 October 2020

UK CISO Virtual Boardroom

SASE — Is it Worth the Hype?

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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21 October 2020

UK CISO Virtual Town Hall

Security Maturity – What Really Counts?

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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24 November 2020

UK CISO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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17 December 2020

UK CISO Virtual Town Hall

Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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