Oscar O’Connor

Chief Competition Assessor
Cyber Security Challenge UK

Oscar O'Connor is an experienced international management consultant specialising in cyber security, risk management and technology-driven change. His track record is one of making things happen, usually in aggressive time scales and in complex environments, with large teams of diverse, experienced professionals. Oscar has managed teams of over 500 technical professionals on programmes of up to 3 years duration with budgets of up to £500m. He has experience of working in the UK, USA, Belgium, France, Turkey, Italy and North Africa. An internationally recognised expert on information security, business continuity and technological risk, Oscar has presented papers at conferences, exhibitions and seminars in the UK, the Netherlands, Italy, France and the Middle East.

Oscar has worked in IT since the early 1980s and has specialised in risk management and information security since 1998. He has held senior positions in Computacenter, Dell and Finmeccanica before forming his own consultancy business in 2013.