Mark is an independent Information Assurance Consultant with an impressive range of Risk Management and Technical Security skills qualified by a number of prominent industry certifications and credentials. He has previously served as the N3/NHSnet Security Manager for the North East of England, and, as Head of Security Consultancy for the UK’s largest business process outsourcer – Capita. Mark has served a wide range of UK Government IA programmes and has established an outstanding reputation for delivering results. He has previously supported high profile projects at: Criminal Records Bureau; Ministry of Justice; HM Revenue & Customs; TV Licensing; and, the NHS.

A CESG Listed Adviser Scheme (CLAS) member between 2006 and 2015, Mark has significant experience of applying UK Government Information Assurance standards. Mark also holds the CESG Certified Professional qualification of Senior Security and Information Risk Advisor (SCCP-SIRA) and Senior Security and Information Assurance Architect (SCCP IA Architect).