Director of The Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East


Detective Superintendent Andy Richardson is an experienced Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) who’s policing career has spanned over 25 years and this has seen him work across a diverse number of policing functions. In this time, he has managed many large-scale investigations and is an accredited Kidnap and Extortion Manager.

Andy joins the team from his current role with the South East Region Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) where he was head of the Cyber and Economic Crime Units as well as the Digital Forensic Unit. Prior to that Andy was the head of Surrey & Sussex Police’s Cyber and Economic Crime Units.

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Head of Cyber and Innovation at The Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East

Chris left college and started a career in computing with a multi-national technology company.  Then joining the Police in the mid-90s experienced various departments focussing on technological roles. 


Always looking for solutions and keeping up with technology, he joined the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit as a Police Cyber Security Advisor and Prevent Sgt, delivering the National Cyber Security Strategy where he has been working with private sector raising the awareness of cyber security, coaching and encouraging positive behaviour change within organisations, assisting those in the midst of cyber incidents and managing the offenders responsible.

Now at the Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East where he is Head of Cyber & Innovation, delivering as a speaker, presenter, technologist, and police officer working with the private sector & academia to protect business from cybercrime.


Membership and Services Advisor at The Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East

Danielle joins the Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East as the Membership and Service Advisor, to help businesses in the region benefit from the wealth of cyber guidance and services that the centre has to offer.


Having worked as a client executive in the technology sector for over 10 years, Danielle has a wealth of experience in supporting small to medium businesses through championing a no jargon approach.