Summary CV

I’m am information security and assurance consultant in financial services, and in one form or another I help organisations and senior leaders design, start and run effective cyber security practices.

A Senior Level Certified Cyber Practitioner and Chartered IT Professional, I’ve also worked in the HM Government IS1 framework and have over 17 years experience in contract R&D, academia/training, and as a consultant.

Outside of the day job I’m a chartered member of BCS.

I’m also a mentor in the BCS Career Mentoring Network. I’m the current Chairman of Dorset BCS and have served on the committee for over three years.

Background

  • Senior Level CCP Certified Cyber Practitioner (Security and Information Risk Advisor)
  • Chartered IT Professional (with Certificate of Current Competence)
  • PhD Computer Science, UWA
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer, International Board for IT Governance Qualifications
  • BSc Computer Science, UWA, First Class with Honours (2001)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), EC-Council
  • Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (Distinction), BCS

Courses

  • Certified Ethical Hacker v10, IT Governance / EC-Council (my blog post on CEH)
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 LI, IT Governance

Memberships

  • Fellow, RSA
  • Member, British Computer Society

Misc.

  • 2018-date BCS Career Mentoring Network (CMN)
  • 2014-date Committee Member, BCS Dorset
  • 2014-2016 Member of the Bournemouth University Senate – Science and Technology (Academic Governing Board)
  • 2012-2016 International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems, Editorial Board Member
  • 2012-2016 International Journal on Advances in Software, Editorial Board Member
  • 2012-2016 International Journal on Advances in Systems and Measurements, Editorial Board Member
  • 2016 The Sixth International Conference on Advanced Communications and Management, Programme Committee Member
  • 2016 The Sixth International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Computation 2016, Programme Committee Member
  • 2016 INFOCOMP 2016, Belgium, Programme Committee Member
  • 2016 The Sixth International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users 2016, Valencia, Spain, Programme Committee Member
  • 2015 The Fifth International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users 2015, Brussels, Belgium, Programme Committee Member
  • 2015 The Fifth International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation 2015, Programme Committee Member
  • 2015 IMMM 2015 Conference, Programme Committee Member
  • 2014 The 4th International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation, Programme Committee Member
  • 2014 The Fourth International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users 2014, Paris, France, Programme Committee Member
  • 2014 7th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing and Networking (SocialCom 2014), Sydney, Australia
  • 2014 The Forth International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management, Programme Committee Member
  • 2013 The Third International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, Programme Committee Member
  • 2013 The Third International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation 2013, Programme Committee Member
  • 2013 The Third International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management 2013, Programme Committee Member
  • 2013 The Third International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management, Programme Committee Member
  • 2013 The Third International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics 2013, Programme Committee Member
  • 2013 Social Computing and it’s Applications 2013 (IEEE CS co-sponsored), Programme Committee Member
  • 2012 The Second International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management, Programme Committee Member
  • 2012 The Second International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users, Venice, Italy, Programme Committee Member
  • 2012 The Second International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation, Programme Committee Member
  • 2012 The Second International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics, Programme Committee Member
  • 2011 The First International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users, Programme Committee Member
  • 2011 The First International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics, Programme Committee Member
  • 2011 The First International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management, Programme Committee Member
  • 2011 The First International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation, Programme Committee Member
  • 2011 Social Computing and its Applications 2011 (IEEE CS co-sponsored), Programme Committee Member

I’ve been asked to review books for O’Reilly Press and Pearson Education, and papers for the Higher Education Academy UK.

I’m always keen to participate in reviewing work on conference program committees and book reviews. Pleae use my contact form.