I am a certified security professional with 25 years of multi-industry cyber experience. I have held positions as diverse as head of IT, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Global Risk VP. I hold Royal Charters in security (CSyP) and Engineering (CEng). I am a member of the Security Institute (MSyI) and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE). I am 1 of 140 (March 2019) people to be acknowledged on the register of Chartered Security Professionals (CSyP), recognised by the UK governments Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). Established under a Royal Charter granted to the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals (WCoSP), for which I am also a member.