Speakers


R3 Summit 2018

Our 2018 speakers include top names from the cyber security industry.

2018 Featured Speakers

Rory Alsop

Head of Technology and Cyber Security Risk, HSBC
Rory Alsop, F.Inst.ISP, CRISC, CIPM, CISM, C|CISO has been heavily involved in information security and risk for the last 18 years in the UK, US and throughout Europe, building security teams for Ernst & Young and PwC in Scotland, as well as founding two security consultancies. In addition to his role as Head of Technology...
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Tom Salmon

Customer Engineer for Google Cloud Platform, Google
Tom Salmon, Customer Engineer, Google Cloud Platform — Financial Services At Google, Tom works with leading Financial Services organisations to meet their business and security goals through digital transformation using data, analytics and machine learning. Tom has deep domain knowledge in IT Security from running teams of software developers, building products, mentoring and advising startups...
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Tony Adams

Head of Investigations, Digital Forensics and Prevent Programme, National Cyber Crime Unit

2018 Speakers

Agata Samojlowicz

Innovation Lead - Digital Cyber Security, Innovate UK

Carsten Maple

Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering, University of Warwick

David Deighton

Chief Architect & CISO, University of Birmingham
With 30 years’ experience across multiple industry sectors including Financial Services, Higher Education, Healthcare and Automotive Manufacturing, David is expert in IT strategy, governance, enterprise architecture, cyber security and emerging technology adoption. He currently has a dual role as Chief Enterprise Architect and Chief Information Security Officer at the University of Birmingham, having previously worked...
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Dr. Sandra Bell

Head of Resiliency Consulting, Sungard
Dr Sandra Bell, Head of Resilience Consulting (Europe) A risk and resilience professional with over 30 years’ experience of the design and management of strategic, business friendly resilience, security, continuity and risk solutions in public and private sectors. Experience ranges from: the management of security and the protection of data within the UK’s main business...
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Flavius Plesu

Head of Information Security, Bank of Ireland
A business-focused cyber security leader, Flavius has held senior security positions both within the public and the private sector and has lead a number of enterprise-wide security transformation programmes, in complex global organisations. Passionate about cultivating and building teams to deliver on the organisation’s mission, values and goals. Along with his role as a Head...
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Jens Groth

Professor of Cryptology and Director of Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, UCL
Jens Groth is Professor of Cryptology at University College London, Director of UCL’s Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, and Consultant at Q&I on post-quantum cryptography. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Aarhus University in Denmark and was a Post-Doc at University of California Los Angeles where he received the 2007...
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Kevin Duffey

Managing Director, Cyber Rescue
Kevin Duffey is Managing Director of Cyber Rescue, the leading European specialist in executive response to cyber attack.  He has helped leading Banks, Telcos, Pharmaceutical, Retail and Government organisations to reduce harm from cyber attacks.  He has worked in over 40 countries, and won several awards. In previous roles, Kevin has led global security activities, for example as...
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Pete Burnap

Director of the Social Data Science Lab and the Airbus Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Analytics, University of Cardiff

Robert Carolina

Executive Director of the Institute for Cyber Security Innovation, Royal Holloway University of London

Rory Alsop

Head of Technology and Cyber Security Risk, HSBC
Rory Alsop, F.Inst.ISP, CRISC, CIPM, CISM, C|CISO has been heavily involved in information security and risk for the last 18 years in the UK, US and throughout Europe, building security teams for Ernst & Young and PwC in Scotland, as well as founding two security consultancies. In addition to his role as Head of Technology...
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Thomas Christophers

Head of Risk, Thames Water

Tim Lambon

Director Crisis Response, NYA International
Tim Lambon joined NYA in 2016 as Director of the Global Response Team. After five years in the Rhodesian SF, Tim spent the next 25 years as an international journalist specialising in war reporting. Tim covered almost every theatre of conflict from the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in 1979 to Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in...
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Tom Salmon

Customer Engineer for Google Cloud Platform, Google
Tom Salmon, Customer Engineer, Google Cloud Platform — Financial Services At Google, Tom works with leading Financial Services organisations to meet their business and security goals through digital transformation using data, analytics and machine learning. Tom has deep domain knowledge in IT Security from running teams of software developers, building products, mentoring and advising startups...
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Tony Adams

Head of Investigations, Digital Forensics and Prevent Programme, National Cyber Crime Unit

2017 Featured Speakers

Brian Boetig

Legal Attaché, US Embassy London, FBI
Mr. Boetig is the Legal Attaché (Legat) at the United States Embassy in London. He is responsible for leading all Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) relations in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.   Mr. Boetig joined the FBI as a Special Agent in July 1998 and was assigned to the Washington, DC...
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Simon Dukes

CEO, CIFAS
Simon became CEO of the fraud prevention service, Cifas, in 2013.  Prior to this he was Deputy Director of the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). There he helped develop UK Government policy on cyber protective security advice for industry.  His background is public sector, specialising in defence and security related issues, although...
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Steve Watt

CIO, University of St Andrews
A native of Scotland, he was educated at the University of Abertay, Dundee. Steve gained a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree in Information Technology and, later, a Master of Business Administration degree. Steve is a European Engineer, Chartered Engineer, Chartered IT Professional and a Fellow of the British Computer Society. He...
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2017 Speakers

Andrew Tsonchev

Director of Cyber Analysis, Darktrace
Andrew is a technical specialist in cyber security and threat analysis, with expertise understanding network monitoring and advanced threat detection. Before joining Darktrace, Andrew worked as a Security Researcher at Cisco Systems analyzing vast data sets to uncover new trends and developments in the threat landscape. His findings have been widely reported in leading media...
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Andy Cobbett

CISO, FCA
Andy is an experienced Chief Information Security Officer, with 17 years of managing cyber risk within the Oil & Gas sector and Financial sectors. He is currently the CISO at the Financial Conduct Authority, where he holds strategic responsibility for information and cyber security, data privacy and information governance within the organisation. In his current...
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Brian Boetig

Legal Attaché, US Embassy London, FBI
Mr. Boetig is the Legal Attaché (Legat) at the United States Embassy in London. He is responsible for leading all Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) relations in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.   Mr. Boetig joined the FBI as a Special Agent in July 1998 and was assigned to the Washington, DC...
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Chris Neely

Director of Technical Sales, EMEA, IBM
Chris Neely brings more than 20 years of information security experience to his position as Director of Technical Sales for IBM Resilient in EMEA. His previous expertise involves enterprise security, encryption, key management and now helps organisations become resilient to cyber-attacks and business crises.
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Dave Horton

Technical Lead EMEA, OneTrust
Dave leads the technical team for OneTrust EMEA, the leading privacy technology company helping organizations globally operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. Prior to OneTrust, Dave has 11 years’ experience in implementing software security solutions for some of the most secure and scalable companies in the world.
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Dr Rachel Carter

Managing Director of Carter Insurance Innovations and, Director of Security Institute (UK)
Rachel is the Manager and Co-Founder the Journal of Terrorism and Cyber Insurance. She is also a Managing Director for Carter Insurance Innovations Limited, a consulting firm specialising in terrorism and cyber insurance. Rachel is a Director and Board Member (Insurance Portfolio) for the Security Institute (UK). She is also working as subject matter specialist for...
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Evie Monnington-Taylor

Senior Advisor, The Behavioural Insights Team
Evie is a Senior Advisor at BIT, working on home affairs and international programmes. Since joining the team, she has worked on a range of topics including policing, corruption, justice, employment and diabetes. More recently, she has led BIT’s work on modern crime, including projects on cyber-security and fraud in the financial sector. Prior to...
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Furqan Hashmi

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Head of IT Security and Operations, Emirates Investment Authority
Furqan is currently working as Head of IT Security and Operations in Emirates Investment Authority (EIA). Currently, he is involved in information security consulting and management, information security strategy and architecture development, information systems risk management, infrastructure and operations management, and project and people management. Prior to EIA, Furqan worked in various consulting firms where...
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Helen Davenport

Director, Gowling WLG UK

Jamie Watters

Business Continuity Manager, HSBC Global Banking & Markets, Americas, HSBC
Jamie has worked in Business Continuity and DR for over 25 years. He’s held roles at Unisys, Abbey National, Amadeus, Barclays, Nationwide and Capital One. He’s worked for HSBC Global Banking and Markets since 2010 where his roles have included: Head of BCM UK, Head of BCM France and Global BCM Programme Manager. He is...
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John Unsworth

Chief Executive, London Digital Security Centre
The London Digital Security Centre is a joint venture between the Mayors Office for Police and Crime (MOPAC), the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and the City of London Police (CoLP). Working in partnership with academia and the private industry the London Digital Security Centre aims to help protect businesses operating in London from online criminal...
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Jorge Maldonado

Chief Security Officer Evangelist, Code42
Jorge Maldonado is the Chief Security Evangelist for Code42, the leader in cloud-based endpoint data protection and recovery.  Before joining Code42, Jorge was hand-selected by the CEO of MCX of Waltham, MA, where he served as chief security officer from 2013 to 2016. He was responsible for the creation and maintenance of the company-wide information...
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Kieren Lovell

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Head of Computer Emergency Response, University of Cambridge
Kieren Lovell is the Head of Computer Emergency Response Team, at the University of Cambridge. As well as leading one of the worlds Leading Universities in Incident Response, he is also an instructor of Information Security and Information Handling at the University. Prior to this role, Kieren has spent the last fourteen years at the...
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Martin Overton

Cyber Specialist, EMEA, AIG
Martin joined SunAlliance (now Royal Sun Alliance or RSA Insurance Group) in 1988 as a Security Specialist and ran their Hacking and Internet Security teams. He was responsible for their anti-malware strategy and remediation. In 2002 he was assimilated into IBM as part of an outsourcing contract. He worked for the Managed Security Services Delivery...
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Neill Cooper

CCO, Zonefox
As Chief Commercial Officer at ZoneFox, Neill brings a strong commercial and management focus to the rapidly growing organisation. With a strong track record in building and leading successful sales teams, through new business acquisition, Neill spearheads the delivery of new business and partnerships for ZoneFox across all verticals and global territories. Amassing almost 3...
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Nick Ioannou

Head of IT, Ratcliffe Groves Partnership
Nick Ioannou is an IT professional, blogger, author and public speaker on cloud and security issues, with over 20 years’ corporate experience, including 14 years using cloud/hosted software as a service (SaaS) systems. As an early adopter of cloud systems, he has been paying for the privilege of bug testing them ever since, going through...
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Nick Samuels

Executive Director, Strategy, Communications and Policy, Royal College of Physicians
Nick has been director of communications for NHS trusts, national bodies and commissioning organisations and worked in parliament. He has worked in the UK health communications and public affairs sector for over 20 years. He spent a significant part of his career in NHS acute hospitals, including Barnet and Chase Farm, King’s College Hospital and...
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Nina Baraksai

Group Head of Data Protection and Privacy, Sky
Nina Barakzai is immediate Past Chair of the UK’s Commerce & Industry Group, representing UK in-house counsel. She is an accountant and solicitor, Trustee for two community charities and sits on the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ Research Advisory Group, chairing the call for research papers on Big Data. She served as Board Member on...
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Paloma Garcia

SE Manager, Large Enterprise, Symantec

Raef Meeuwisse

External Relations Director, ISACA London Chapter, and Author of Cybersecurity for Beginners
Raef Meeuwisse holds multiple ISACA certifications for information security and authored the security control framework for a Fortune 20 company. He also created AdaptiveGRC, the world’s first single data source / zero replication governance, risk management and compliance suite. He is an entertaining international speaker who splits his time between operational C-Level cybersecurity programme audits...
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Richard Bridgford

Chair, The Business Continuance Group
Richard has over 35 years experience in the finance sector and 24 years working in Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Resilience roles. He has just retired from full time employment with Santander UK where he had responsibility for designing, implementing, measuring and exercising the Bank’s Resilience and Crisis Management  strategies and frameworks. During this time...
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Rob Holmes

Vice President Products, Proofpoint
Robert Holmes is VP of Products for Proofpoint. Rob has been in the brand & fraud protection industry for 15 years, helping major corporations understand, quantify and manage risk across the digital channels. Having previously held global roles running the product teams at Return Path, Corporation Service Company and Melbourne IT’s Digital Brand Services, Rob now...
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Robert Coleman

Chief Technology Officer - UK&I, CA Technologies
As Chief Technology Officer for UK and Ireland, Robert Coleman is focused on acting as a trusted advisor with clients, working with CIOs and IT management in order to help them execute on their IT strategies. His role is focused on assisting organisations build IT management systems where process, technology and organisatioare in balance. This...
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Rogelio Aguilar

Management Consultant - Cyber Resilience, Privacy and IT Security, SunGard
Rogelio is an experienced Information Risk and Cyber Security Consultant , with vast experience in IT Security, Cyber Resilience  and Risk Management. Rogelio brings a combined experience of 20 years on the IT Industry working with clients from the Energy, Financial, Retail, Broadcasting, Transport, Telecommunication, Legal and Education Sector. Working at large organisations such as...
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Simon Dukes

CEO, CIFAS
Simon became CEO of the fraud prevention service, Cifas, in 2013.  Prior to this he was Deputy Director of the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). There he helped develop UK Government policy on cyber protective security advice for industry.  His background is public sector, specialising in defence and security related issues, although...
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Stephen Citron

Director, The Peer Awards
Stephen works with successful professionals to encourage them to share their stories in a way that can influence the thinking of fellow practitioners across different disciplines, sectors and countries. In this way people can be recognised and acknowledged for their work, and all participants can learn from and benefit from relevant inspirational ideas of others.
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Stephen Wilkinson

CISO, Addison Lee
Steve has been at the forefront of information security throughout his career, he was the first person to implement an e-learning Couse which was recognised by the government. Steve also designed and implemented various security processes for Addison Lee as well as substantially improving Addison Lee’s information security systems. Steve has also implemented ISO 27001...
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Steve Hill

Visiting Senior Fellow, King's College
Steve Hill recently retired from the National Security Secretariat of the Cabinet Office where he was Deputy Director, with a responsibility for aspects of UK Government cyber security policy. He previously served for over thirty years in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in a variety of national security roles. Throughout his career, he focussed on...
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Steve Watt

CIO, University of St Andrews
A native of Scotland, he was educated at the University of Abertay, Dundee. Steve gained a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree in Information Technology and, later, a Master of Business Administration degree. Steve is a European Engineer, Chartered Engineer, Chartered IT Professional and a Fellow of the British Computer Society. He...
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Stuart Smith

Presales Engineer, Flowmon Network
Stuart Smith works as a pre-sales engineer at Flowmon Networks, a European vendor of advanced network monitoring and security solutions. He is responsible for designing high-quality Flowmon projects as well as for supporting our customers and partners. Stuart possesses a unique blend of technical knowledge from NPMD & APM fields and natural empathy. During his 20...
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