Cyber Security EU Speakers 2017



Gemma Sword-Williams

Gemma Sword-Williams Talk: EU GDPR and Cyber Insurance: Connecting the Dots Gemma Sword-Williams is an Insurance and Risk Consultant at Jelf Insurance Brokers where she enjoys helping businesses understand, articulate and transfer their risk exposures through tailored insurance solutions. Gemma is a Financial Lines specialist with a special interest in Cyber insurance. Having previously worked […]

Gary Hibberd

Gary Hibberd MD Agenci Your compare and host for the day Talk: GDPR real world tales. Agenci appointed Gary Hibberd as Managing Director in 2012. Gary has a passion for all things cyber which was sparked in 1985 when he began his as a programmer. As a result of that passion Gary went on to become a renowned expert […]

Carla Baker

Carla Baker Senior Manager, Government Affairs, UK and Ireland Carla Baker is a Senior Government Affairs Manager, responsible for driving the company’s public policy agenda in UK and Ireland and representing Symantec before public authorities, industry associations and trade bodies. Prior to joining Symantec, Carla was a director at Intellect, leading the trade association’s Cyber […]

Melanie Oldham

Melanie Oldham The Boss at Bob’s Business, Cyber Security eLearning Provider Melanie has a background in events, IT and project management but she’s always had a vested interest in information security. As founder of Bob’s Business Ltd, Melanie has gained 10 years experience in the industry and has become a reputable and well respected force […]

Prof. Adam Beaumont

Prof. Adam Beaumont A scientist and electrical engineer, Adam Beaumont began his career with a PhD in Physical Chemistry and a three-year stint as the University of Leeds’ youngest lecturer, in quantum mechanics and thermodynamics. Beaumont fell in love with the internet in the late ‘90s, moving into secure mobile communications for the Ministry of […]

Catherine Knibbs

Catherine Knibbs Cybertrauma: Digital Myths… When the internet tries to kill you and other sensationalist headlines. Child/Adult Trauma Therapist UKCP MBACP (Accred) CSA/CSE, CyberTrauma Researcher, Clinical Supervisor, Tutor/Consultant Catherine Knibbs is an Engineer by trade (Elec/Mech/Electronic) and was the first woman to complete her trade in the Armed Forces. She has taught Karate and Football […]

Chris Allen

Chris Allen Managing Partner at Blacks Solicitors LLP providing expert advice on Company/Commercial and Employment law matters Hello. I am Chris Allen and proud to be the Managing Partner of Blacks Solicitors LLP. I have held that position since the Spring of 2008. Blacks is a long established medium size law firm in Leeds, West […]

Stephen Porter

Stephen Porter Manager in the BSI UK Training Academy Stephen is one of the managers in the BSI UK Training Academy. He has wide experience of designing, delivering and evaluating Information Security training in the public and private sector, as well as developing awareness programmes on risk management, physical security and business continuity planning. Stephen […]

Steve Bourike

Steve Bourike Head of Technical Delivery Steve is a CISSP certified network and data security consultant, specialising in end-to-end security solutions with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. His expertise in IT and security infrastructure enables him to conduct thorough risk assessments and data security analysis to ensure Pentesec implement the most suitable solution. […]

James McKinlay

James McKinlay CISO , Head of Information Security, GDPR, PCIDSS, International Speaker, Advisory Board Member Presentation How good guys sharing threat intelligence is essential to data protection. Bio A senior cybersecurity leader, CISSP and ITIL qualified, with demonstrable experience in leading Information Security protection of international standards compliant 24/7 highly available systems in regulated environments. […]

Vince Warrington

Vince Warrington Cyber Security & Information Assurance Professional Vince Warrington is a leading Information Assurance and Cyber Security expert with over 15 years experience heading-up large-scale, organisation-wide IT and cyber security programmes for central Government departments, blue chip private companies and well-known voluntary organisations across the globe. Vince is an influential member of the Information […]

Reza Moaiandin

Reza Moaiandin Co-Founder & Technical Director at With over 16 years’ experience in software engineering, Reza has been involved in cyber security for nearly 10 years. Originally working on security bugs on phpNuke, and moving onto writing complex algorithms for phishing detection, during his last year of university Reza designed an artificially intelligent algorithm […]

Bennett Arron

SHOWING OFF ON STAGE, SCREEN AND RADIO Bennett has performed at all the major comedy clubs around the UK as well as entertaining audiences in Italy, Australia, The Netherlands, Germany, Poland, South Africa and Hong Kong. He wrote and starred in two critically acclaimed Radio Series; BENNETT ARRON IS JEWELSH and BENNETT ARRON WORRIES ABOUT…. […]