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

TUI Group
CISO

Elaine Bucknor headshot

Elaine Bucknor

Sky
Group CISO & Group Director Technology

Jared Carstensen headshot

Jared Carstensen

CRH plc
CISO

Luke Fairless headshot

Luke Fairless

Tesco Plc
Technology Director | Security & 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
CISO

Paula Kershaw headshot

Paula Kershaw

HSBC
Regional CISO, Europe & UK

Ewa Pilat headshot

Ewa Pilat

Willis Towers Watson
Global CISO

Members

Nuno Andrade

RSA Insurance
CISO

Dean Atkinson

Burberry
Global CISO

Alan Bambury

Kerry Group
CISO

Lindsey Bateman

M&G Prudential Ltd
CISO

Luke Beeson

Aviva
Group CISO

Neil Blagden

SSE
CISO

Louis Botha

Avon
CISO & DPO

Charl Brits

DS Smith Plc
Head of Group IT Security

Dexter Casey

Centrica
Group CISO

Derek Cheng

TalkTalk plc
Chief 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

Kevin Jones

Airbus
Group CISO

Simon Lambe

Compass Group
Regional Risk and Information Security Officer - Europe

Sarah Lawson

OCS
Group CISO

Paul Lynch

ITV
Group CISO

Chris Meehan

McKesson Europe
CISO

Julian Osborne

Volkswagen Group UK
CISO

Andy Powell

Maersk
Global CISO

Helen Rabe

Abcam
Group CSO

Tom Remberg

Intertek
CISO

Jim Roach

Whitbread plc
CISO

Stuart Robertson

The 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 Brands
Group Security & Risk Manager

Simon Strickland

Johnson Matthey
Global CISO

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
CISO

Upcoming programs


September 21, 2020

2020 Global CISO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

A three-day summit for CISOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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14 December 2020

2020 UK CISO Executive Summit

Royal Lancaster London

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

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