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Phil Cracknell

Interim CISO, NED & former Cabinet Office SME for Cyber
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Phil is regarded as one of Europe’s leading information security experts. He has held several CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) roles spanning five different industry sectors and thirty years.

His experience has been gained in a variety of high-profile technology and security management roles, enabling him to offer a unique and captivating insight to the world of information security, cyber-threats and risk management.

As national publicity on the subject of ‘Wireless security’ peaked in 2002, Phil became somewhat of a cyber-security celebrity with appearances on Sky TV, BBC News and in national and industry press.

Phil remains highly technical with a hands-on security capability not normally present with someone of his seniority in the industry.

He has vast amounts of project success, technical deliverable experience and can operate at any level.  Serving as Group Security & Risk Advisory to Arriva Plc.(2015), Advisor to the Board at Camelot UK (2016/17), a board advisor retained by HomeServe plc (2017-18) and more recently the cyber security lead for the government security health checks working for the Cabinet Office (2018-2019). He was the founder and chairman of the non-profit ClubCISO group – www.clubciso.org, and is now a and board advisory and CISO for IP Performance www.ip-performance.co.uk.