Who Will Judge The Entries?

Our expert judges are drawn from the senior ranks of the information security profession and selected for their experience and impartiality. The organisations or judges work for include major European and global brands including investment and retails banks, retail groups, airlines, insurance groups, and food groups as well as prestigious government departments.

Meet The Judges

Bob Tarzey

Bob TarzeyFounder - QuoCirca

Bob Tarzey has been an analyst UK-based Quocirca since 2002. His main areas of coverage are IT security and on-demand services. Quocirca’s focus is ...

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Brian Shorten

Brian ShortenChairman - Charities Security Forum

With almost 30 years of experience in Information Security, Business Continuity and Risk with companies in the finance, telecoms and charity s...

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Bridget Kenyon

Bridget KenyonHead of Information Security - UCL

Bridget Kenyon (CISSP) is Head of Information Security for University College London. Her experience in information security started in 2000 at DERA&#...

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Dean Atkinson

Dean AtkinsonDirector of IT Security - Burberry

Dean Atkinson has a background in developing and implementing security and risk management strategies that reflect business needs. A former British Ar...

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Elena Kvochko

Elena KvochkoCIO - Group Security Function - Barclays Bank

Elena Kvochko is CIO for the Group Security Division at Barclays Bank. Previously, she served as Head of Global Cyber Security Strategy Implementa...

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Emma Wright

Emma WrightPartner, Technology Lawyer - Kemp Little

Emma Wright is a Commercial Technology Partner at Kemp Little, a leading technology and digital media law firm in the City. Emma has a particular ...

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Marc White

Marc WhiteCISO - Optomany

Marc is the Chief Security Officer for Optomany and has more than 20 years of experience working in the payment sector. He is a specialist in informat...

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Margaret Patrick

Margaret PatrickVP and IT Manager - XL Capital Ltd

Margaret Patrick works for XL Catlin, a company specializing in Property and Casualty insurance and reinsurance serving clients in more than 200 c...

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Mike Loginov

Mike LoginovCIO & CISO - Ascot Barclay Group Ltd

Mike Loginov is a Global Cyber Security Strategist, Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) and winner of the UK Cyber Security Awar...

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Mudassar Ulhaq

Mudassar UlhaqCIO - Waverton Investment

Mudassar joined Waverton Investment Management in 2004 (previously called J O Hambro Investment Management, a Credit Suisse group Company) support...

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Peter Gibbons

Peter GibbonsHead of IM Security - Network Rail

As Professional Head (Cyber Security) at Network Rail, Peter Gibbons is accountable for protecting the organisation’s business activities and th...

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Philip Owen MBE

Philip Owen MBEGlobal Head of Information Security - IHS Markit

Formerly a British Diplomat with 28 years of experience in Cyber security, now Global Head of the Information Security at IHS Markit, leading ...

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Quentyn Taylor

Quentyn TaylorDirector of EMEA Information Security - Canon-Europe

Quentyn Taylor, Director of Information Security, Canon Europe Ltd. Quentyn Taylor is Director of Information Security for Canon Europe. He h...

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Robert M Rodger

Robert M RodgerGroup Head of Security Technology & Architecture - HSBC Holdings Plc

Head of Security Operations and Deputy CISO for HSBC delivering a global transformational security program. Focused on building the best in class ...

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Rory  Alsop

Rory AlsopGroup Head Of Info Security Oversight - Metaltech

Rory Alsop, M.Inst.ISP, CRISC, CISM, C|CISO Rory is Vice President of the Scottish branch of the Institute of Information Security Pr...

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Stephan Freeman

Stephan FreemanCISO - Telegraph Media Group

Stephan is CISO of the Telegraph Media Group. He has 17 years experience in the information security industry, across multiple industries and comp...

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Stephen Murgatroyd

Stephen MurgatroydDirector of Operations - Institute of Operational Risk

Stephen is currently the Director for Operations & Membership Services at The institute of Operational Risk, responsible for BAU and the developme...

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Steve Hindle

Steve HindleSenior Director - Global Security Operations - Sykes

Steve has a dedicated track record spanning 15 years in the security industry, working with FT500 clients as a strategist and accomplished leader....

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Timothy Lansdale

Timothy LansdaleHead of Payment Security - Worldpay

Tim has over 15 years experience in the payments industry and specialises in fraud prevention, PCI DSS, payment and information security and c...

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