UK & Ireland CISO Community


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Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CISOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

UK & Ireland CISO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Paula Kershaw

Barclays
MD CCO, Cyber & Resilience

Sarah Lawson

University College London
CISO & Deputy CIO

Ewa Pilat

DWS Group
Group CISO

Helen Rabe

BBC
CISO

Yolande Young

BUPA
CISO

Governing Body Members

Nuno Andrade

RSA
CISO

Tammy Archer

Inchcape
CISO

Dean Atkinson

Burberry
Global CISO

Alan Bambury

Kerry, Inc.
CISO

Liz Banbury

Thames Water
CISO

Lindsey Bateman

M&G Plc
CISO

Neil Bennett

Post Office Ltd
CISO

Dan Biggs

Network Rail
CISO

Neil Blagden

SSE
Group CISO

Charl Brits

Laing O'Rourke
Group CISO

Dexter Casey

Centrica
Group CSO

Manish Chandela

Sportradar
Group CISO

Derek Cheng

Deliveroo
CISO

Paul Clarges

CRH
Group CISO

Claire Davies

John Lewis Partnership
Partnership CISO

Matt Finn

DLA Piper
Information Security Director

Don Gibson

Kinly
CISO

Mary Haigh

BAE Systems
Global CISO

Ash Hunt

Apex Group
Global CISO

Kevin Jones

Bayer
Global CISO

Tony Jowett

ITV
CISO

Simon Langley

ASDA
CISO

Jane Martin

Aggregate Industries
CISO

Michell Martins

Scania GB
CISO

Craig McEwen

Unilever
Deputy CISO

Malcolm Norman

AngloAmerican
CISO

Julian Osborne

Volkswagen Group UK
CISO

Andy Powell

A.P. Møller - Maersk
Global CISO

Sam Price

Compass Group PLC
Group CISO & CTO

Karen Prichard

Liberty Global
Group CSO

Jim Roach

Whitbread plc
CISO

Stuart Seymour

Virgin Media O2
Director of Security (Group CISO and CSO)

Roy Shiromani

Legal & General
Group CISO

Ashish Shrestha

Jaguar Land Rover
Group CISO

Matt Smith

St. James’s Place Wealth Management
Group Head of Cyber Security

Ian Snelling

Skipton Building Society
Senior Security Leader

David Stewart

DCC
Group Information Security Manager

Simon Strickland

Imperial Brands
CISO

Simon Tong

SLB
Cyber Security Governance Manager

Douglas Weekes

Sainsbury's
CISO and Director of Data Governance

Neil Weller

OCS Group
Group CISO

Phil Whittaker

British Red Cross
CISO


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

  1. Improve and Achieve Operational Resilience
  2. Enable AI's Potential through Trust, Risk and Security Management
  3. Create Alignment with the Enterprise to Unlock True Value

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

11 June 2024 | 1 day

UK & Ireland CISO Executive Summit

Royal Lancaster London

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

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VIRTUAL

10 September 2024 | 1 hour

UK & Ireland CISO Town Hall

UK & Ireland CISO Town Hall

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

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IN-PERSON

15 October 2024 | 1 day

UK & Ireland CISO Executive Summit

Etc Venues 155 Bishopsgate

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

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IN-PERSON

3 December 2024 | an evening

UK & Ireland CISO Inner Circle

Barber Surgeons' Hall

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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