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OUR BOARD

STUART REED

Orange Cyber Defence 

Stuart Reed has amassed almost 20 years’ experience in a variety of world-class technology brands—including Sony, Symantec, NTT and now Orange Cyberdefense —with a particular focus on cybersecurity. He is widely recognised for his work in product strategy and thought leadership in different areas of cybersecurity.  In his role as Product & Marketing Director, Orange Cyberdefense UK, he drives the technology roadmap, managing both solutions and go-to-market teams to solve the cyber challenges of customers as they broaden their digital initiatives in a rapidly changing market.

LEE WHATFORD 

Dominos  

Lee is an accomplished leader in the cyber security industry, an avid entrepreneur and business-minded security and risk executive. With over 25 years’ experience across most facets of the industry, mainly operating at senior management and executive levels, Lee has a well-rounded view of the industry. Lee has spent many years advising CISOs on strategy, engaging with boards to help drive improvements in security posture, whilst also creating and implementing effective information security programs. His experience has been shaped in large consultancies, managed service providers and startups. Lee is currently Chief Information Security Officer for Domino’s Pizza Group Plc and he also sits on the Board of Advisors at the EC Council. Lee holds CISM and CRISC certifications, is an active member of ISACA and has previously held multiple certifications from PMI and Microsoft.

GLEN HYMERS

Dip CSMP®, Cert HE, CIS LI, M_o_R, GDPR-P, MInstLM
Global Chief Information Security Officer and Head of Data Protection

Save the Children  

Glen has spent his working life involved in Policing and Security, he fell into Policing of a fashion joining the RAF Police in 1998 when he discovered University was expensive and wasn’t suited to him.

 

During his time in the RAFP Glen was employed all aspects of policing finally settling into the role of Counter Intelligence, responsible for carrying out Counter Espionage and Counter Terrorism duties for the RAF at home and abroad in some notable locations some you’d want to go on holiday to but most you wouldn’t. Glen parted ways with the RAF as a regular in 2012 as part of the Strategic Defence Review of that year and began his journey into the private sector with stops at Fujitsu Defence and National Security as their Head of Operational Security & Risk Management, before moving to Sopra Steria as Head of Operational Security for Government accounts.

 

In 2016 he moved to the Prince’s Trust taking up the role of Chief Security and Risk Officer as well as being appointed as the DPO in 2017.  After a successful tenure at The Prince’s Trust during which he introduced both GDPR and Cyber Essentials Plus at the organisation he moved to Save The Children International where he is currently employed as the Global Chief Information Security Officer and Head of Data Protection.

 

In his spare time Glen is still an active member of the RAF Reserve having completed two operational tours abroad, one in 2014 to Afghanistan as part of Op HERRICK and again in 2018 to Cyprus as part of Op SHADER. Most recently he has been deployed to Op RESCRIPT the UK Government response to COVID-19, during which he was a Mobile Testing Unit Commander running testing sites in the East of England. When he is not doing this, he is an advocate for all things Cyber Security and especially getting the basics right, as from the basics comes good security!

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