Specialist Support Team

We help our Security Experts to help you!
We do this by providing them a range of specialist help and support.

What kind of resources do we use to help our Security Professionals?

This is a sneak peek behind the scenes to give an idea of some of the help and support that we have available around the country for our Security Professionals. You won’t be surprised to know (especially because of Covid) we can give a lot of remote help and assistance.
So you now know that the people you rely on for fantastic advice and support also have a great backup team!

Solicitors shaking hands with their happy client

Interim and part-time support directors.


Andrew S
Region
London
Specialisms
Transformation including digital Operations Director Budget management Risk Data management and information security Health and safety Strategy
Experience Highlights
Operations Director 8 years for a multi-million pound company Board experience of 20+ years Strategy and policy writer in Civil Service for 5 years Senior Manager in Civil Service for 20+ years
Training and Qualifications
Masters degree in Security Management, University of Leicester Attended a number of vocational and in-house development programmes including leadership, risk management and policy writing.
Description
A highly capable, personable and pragmatic Executive Director with over two decades’ board experience across the public and commercial sectors. A strong track record of driving major performance improvement through strategic leadership and establishing a commercial approach. Introduced robust governance, ensuring compliance and implementation of a risk management culture. A proven leader of teams and individuals, with an aptitude for devising and leading digital transformation.
About Me
An experienced Executive Director who has recently moved from his beloved Lancashire to the leafy suburbs of Buckinghamshire. Passionate about helping and providing for others which is why he has been a volunteer for over 30 years.

Anthony P
Region
West Midlands
Specialisms
Leadership, Advisory, Strategy, Smart Technology, IoT, Smart Cities, Cyber Security, GDPR, Digitisation & Transformation, Identity & Access Management
Experience Highlights
CTO/CxO Director with extensive 20-year experience in IoT, Digitisation, Transformation in both Government and Private Sectors
Training and Qualifications
"- Security Standards SPF, INFOSEC, ISO27001, GPG, CISSP, GDPR - Technical Architecture specification review - Encryption SSL, AES, IPSEC, HSM Modules - CISCO Infrastructure - Security Standards PCI – DSS, CoCo, PSN, GSI, CoCo - Identity and Access M"""
Description
Anthony is a strong believer in people and "doing good", particularly find motivation in delivering IT/Digitisation for the benefit of citizens, employees, and business. Emotionally intelligent, empathetic, highly accomplished IT leader with sound, well-founded experience establishing technology strategies, delivering multi-year, change/transformation programs/projects, and aligning resources to meet strategic/operational/profit goals. Technically sophisticated with great business acumen.
About Me
An enthusiastic, charismatic individual who enjoys helping aid the lives of others. An avid reader for self-development and technology awareness, Self-aware, and emotionally intelligent. Enjoys football and motorcycle riding both track and trail.

David J
Region
Yorkshire and the Humber
Specialisms
Strategic Planning | Service Management | Programme & Project Management | IT Security & Risk | Financial Management | Process Improvement | Due Diligence
Experience Highlights
Qualified IT Director, CTO, and Consultant with 20 years' experience in the public and private sectors.
Training and Qualifications
Practitioner in Risk Management, Programme Management, PRINCE2, and PRINCE2 Agile; Certified in ITIL, GDPR and Scrum; BA(Hons) and PhD in mathematical modelling Training including Architecting on AWS; Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); COBIT 5 Foundation and Implementation; DevOps Foundation; ISO27001 Foundation; Managing Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion; Performance Management; Scaled Agile (SAFe); Six Sigma; TOGAF 9
Description
I am an experienced IT Director with a strong technical background. Accustomed to working at pace and with large cross-functional teams of up to 100 staff, I have a proven record for making significant improvements in operational performance and customer satisfaction. Having managed over 30 major projects and programmes, I am also well-practiced in leading change and delivering digital transformation in complex environments.
About Me
With a keen interest in all things technical, I spend most of my spare time trying to keep up to date with the ever-changing technology market.

Ian H
Region
East Midlands
Specialisms
Strategic Planning | Interim IT Director/CIO/CTO | Programme & Project Management | IT Security, GDPR & Risk | IT Transformation | M&A - Due Diligence & Post acquisition Transformation | Public Sector | Third & Not-For-Profit Sector
Experience Highlights
20+ years of Interim IT Director/CIO/CTO/Head of IT experience in wide range of sectors including Financial Services, Charities, Education (Higher & FE), Laundries (NHS), Shared Services, Retail, FMCG, Logistics, Insurance (Marine), Marine Services, Professional Services, Housing Construction, Mobile Telephony/E-Payment, Metals, Hotels, Optics, Billing (Airports), Non-Departmental Government Organisations (NDGO), and Local Government.
Training and Qualifications
" Certified DPO & GDPR – Practitioner (C-DPO, GDPR-P)  Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE)  Managing Successful Programmes – Practitioner, Prince 2 - Practitioner  Skills For the Information Age (SFIA) - Accredited consultant.  ITIL – V3 – Foundation, Enterprise Architect trained (TOGAF9).  British Computer Society, BCS IT Leaders Forum & Entrepreneurial Mentoring Group.  Institute of Interim Management (Founder) (IIM)  Turnaround Management Association (TMA)  Institute Of Directors (IOD), Chartered Management Institute (CMI)  Institute of Information Security Professionals (Associate), ISACA  Worshipful Company of Information Technologists  Co. of Watermen & Lightermen of the River Thames"
Description
I am a passionate and committed CIO/CTO/IT/Head of IT/Programme Director/Consultant who has built a successful career over many years. I am customer service orientated and objective delivery focused with a deep understanding of, and a passion for, delivering digital and IT transformation programmes. I communicate effectively with teams, stakeholders, and senior corporate management, creating strong relationships with customers, colleagues, and vendors alike.
About Me
Being born and raised in London I have a passion for the City of London, and I am an enthusiastic member of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists & the Company of Watermen & Lightermen of the River Thames. I am an old rugby player and general sports enthusiast with an interest in American football having worked for a few US corporations. I was a founder member of the Institute of Interim Management.

John C
Region
Yorkshire and the Humber
Specialisms
Operating Systems | Software | Windows Server 2008 to 2016 | Office 365 | Interim Senior IT roles | IT Security | Risk Management | GDPR & IT Management.
Experience Highlights
Experience in Infrastructure, IT systems, IT Strategy, IT Operations, IT Audits, IT Service Management and IT Risk Management. Managed a number of IT projects covering ERP systems & business systems.
Training and Qualifications
MCSE, CompTIA A+ & Security +, Prince 2 Practitioner, ITIL V3, ILM Leadership & Management Certifications. Training in experience in Situational Leadership and Coaching. Training in Vmware, Citrix, Windows, BI Qlikview, Active Directory, Office 365 and Microsoft Azure.
Description
I am a part-time IT director who has spent many years supporting the overall development and running of IT strategies. I have also managed and directed IT operational functions, with headcount ranging from small to large teams and delivered a number of business projects across the globe covering many different areas of IT.
About Me
An IT manager with over 20 years of experience in IT Management, IT Operations, IT Service Delivery, executing IT strategy & managing the execution of high-profile, complex, technology initiatives. Enjoying my family in my spare time.

Kalpesh P
Region
East Midlands
Specialisms
Infrastructure | Windows OS | Security | 3rd Party Engagement | Establishing rapport | Getting the best product with limited budget.
Experience Highlights
Head of IT for over 5 years, 10 years in management, combined with 20 years in working with IT Infrastructure.
Training and Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Computer Studies, ILM Level 5, former MBCS.
Description
I am a dedicated IT Professional with over 20 years' experience in IT (Private, Public and NFP sectors), 10 of which have been in management. Two successive promotions during 12 years from Senior IT Engineer, IT Manager and now Head of IT. My key strengths lie in achieving excellent team collaboration and work ethic, effective buy-in from peers and the board. I have strong negotiating skills with 3rd parties and my current role is split between 60% management and 40% technical. I relish the next challenge!
About Me
I have a strong work ethic, integrity and focus on completing/finishing the task. I used to enjoy playing football pre-covid19 and look forward to getting on the field again once conditions allow.

Kartik R
Region
South West England
Specialisms
Information Technology & Security | Governance | GDPR | ISO27001 | NIST | NOC/SOC | Cloud Technology | Infrastructure | Network | Cyber Security Forensics
Experience Highlights
MBA | BSC | PGDCA | ITIL V4 |ISO/ICE 27001 | BVO -PM - PDM 20 years of experience in Information Technology and Security
Training and Qualifications
"• BVOP Certified Program Director (BVOPGD) • BVOP Certified Project Manager (BVOPM) • BVOP Certified Program Manager (BVOPDM) • ISO/ICE 27001 Foundation • ITIL V4 Foundation Certified. • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Knowledge and Pursuing, • CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) knowledge and Pursuing Certification • Advance Level Leadership & Management Course – “Managing and Managing People” – The Open University, United Kingdom, October 2017."
Description
Technical Professional with an indelible reputation for delivering inventive Information Technology & Security strategies and client-focused solutions that improve customer satisfaction. Recognised for transforming global service and support systems profitably and productively. Broad experience building profitable start-up divisions, growth business lines and streamlined operations. Mobilises top-tier talent to create high performing cultures that consistently achieve in volatile markets.
About Me
Information Technology and Security professional with a proven track record of success in leading all phases of technology and security projects, Governance, Risk Management and System Integration.

Mandeep R
Region
East of England
Specialisms
IT Restructuring-Turnaround Implementation,Digital & Organisational Transformation, Integrations,Cloud Tech,MsDynamics,Security,Risk Mgmt, Governance.
Experience Highlights
A highly experienced Digital, Technology & Transformation Leader with more than 27 years of experience specialising in Technical Operations & Delivery, Digital Transformation & Business Change.
Training and Qualifications
BA - Accountancy and Business, Diploma in Business Management, Current –MBA Studying. Technology & Digital Strategy, ITIL Certification, Prince 2, MSP, PMP, P30, PMO, Agile, waterfall, Change Management, Management of Risk, Governance, Process Mapping, People Management.
Description
Mandeep has been working as a Technology, Digital and Transformation Executive / Director with industry knowledge delivering Digital and Innovative Customer Experience, ICT solutions, Outsourcing ITO & BPO and Transformation Change programs to both the public and private sectors. Working at senior management level with C-Suite, Executive and Board level-leaders.
About Me
A great networker and effective communicator, one who enjoys various challenges and always looking to improve. In my spare time as well as keeping fit and being a huge football fan, I also volunteer my services where possible to local communities.

Mark H
Region
South East England
Specialisms
Operating Systems/Software: Windows to 2019, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Office to 2019 Cloud: Microsoft Azure, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS Networking: Cisco
Experience Highlights
Security Cleared Senior Solution Architect at CGI Managing Director and Lead Consultant at HTL Solution Architect at Capita Asset Management Deputy Head of UK Service Delivery for Colt
Training and Qualifications
AZ-104 Azure Infrastructure Associate Prince 2 Foundation
Description
Mark is a lifelong technology consultant who has spent almost 40 years building an exceptional range of skills in the IT industry. He has never shied away from the new and cutting edge technologies that businesses need to remain relevant and competitive. This, bundled with his business acumen and common sense makes Mark the complete package necessary to deliver well-rounded vision and solutions for companies of any size.
About Me
A passionate technologist, Mark applies his technical knowledge with equal zeal to both professional and personal projects. His work life is balanced by his private where he is a keen hobbyist engineer, designer and artist.

Neil O
Region
East Midlands
Specialisms
IT Director | Head of IT | CTO | Cyber Security Manager | CISO | Digital Transformation Manager | IT Programme Manager
Experience Highlights
Director/Senior Consultant - NFO IT Consultants Ltd | Group Head of IT/IT Board Member - FPS Ltd (Isle of Man) | IT Programme Manager/CISO - Northrop Grumman | Interim Head of IT - Housing Association
Training and Qualifications
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) | BSC Hons in Software Engineering Diploma in Computing | ITIL v3 Foundation in Service Management | National Examination Board in Supervisory Management (NESBM)
Description
I have15+ years being the single point of contact for ALL IT and Cyber Security matters, balancing IT Business needs against acceptable Risks, executing the IT Strategy, driving the security culture across the Business and building relationships. Influencing the direction of IT and Cyber Security at Board and SMT level in global multi partnership organisations across Oil & Gas, Defence, Aerospace, Financial Services and the Public Sector.
About Me
I am a fun, fit and very social person, now living in Lincolnshire after 26 years service in the RAF. My wife and I can be seen hitching up our caravan in the summer months and heading off to successfully compete at Dog Agility nationwide with our 9 dogs!

Paul N
Region
South East England
Specialisms
Budgeting, Forecasting and Strategic Planning | Growth Strategies and Plans | KPI Analysis | Key Stakeholders Relations | Financial Control | Mergers
Experience Highlights
Finance Director, Teya Investments No.25 | Finance Deputy Director, Ministry of Safety and Security | Chief Accountant, Ministry of Lands and Resettlement | Senior Accountant and Accountant, Fisheries
Training and Qualifications
MBA at the Management College of Southern Africa
Description
A highly efficient and experienced Finance Director with 24 years multi-sector experience working in construction, farming, retail, fisheries, land management, safety and security, and works and transport. Paul has worked with several public sector entities enabling them to effectively and efficiently offer service delivery. He has also provided sound financial services to individual companies in the area of mergers and acquisitions. He enjoys creating business plans, budgets and forecasts.
About Me
An enthusiastic networker, effective communicator and convincing motivator, now living in his adopted home in Herne Bay. Paul combines his interest in helping businesses grow with his continued passion of creating music, playing chess, travelling, enjoying nature and socialising with friends and family.

Prachi G
Region
East Midlands
Specialisms
Data Engineering | Software Architecture | Leading Agile Team | Cyber Security |
Experience Highlights
Master of Science in Information Technology, 10+ years of software development and project management experience.
Training and Qualifications
Oracle Certified Java Programmer, BEng(Hons) in Computer Science, Master of Science in Information Technology
Description
Prachi is a part-time IT Director who has a number of years of software development and leading agile team experience and executing IT strategies, Enterprise Architecture, Performance Engineering, and in agile implementations. . Prachi has also managed and directed Digital IT operational functions and Service Delivery functions, with coach/mentorship experience on technology, agile. She have strong talent management, on the ground hands-on approach to building teams of very talented individuals and
About Me
A technology evangelist and effective communicator, now living in Nottingham, England; Prachi combines her interest in social innovation through her voluntary work with her passion for music and socializing with friends and family.

Steve F
Region
UK Wide
Specialisms
SAP WM-SD-MM-EDI/ERP/Leadership/Management/Continuous Improvement/Service Management/SAP Security/operating Systems / Change Management/Google Drive/Documentation Management Systems
Experience Highlights
ITIL V4 | Enterprise IT Infrastructure | Business Process Design | SAP Business Process Lead | Managed S/4HANA ERP & LE Rollout For 17 Sites | SAP HANA Greenfield Project Security & Infrastructure Lead | 10 years+ In People Management & Development |
Training and Qualifications
CMI Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management Certificate in Management Principles Certified Process Professional (CPP) Level 1 & 2 SAP SCM630 & SCM631 SAPTEC/ADM505 & ADM506 OpenSAP Courses PRINCE 2 Foundation
Description
Steve has a commitment to work to the highest standards and promote best practice in SAP Logistics and Warehousing & Support Management Processes through proven experience and methods. Synchronising multiple global companies SAP footprint and optimising their business through IT. Steve has covered a breadth of SAP industries and in the age of digital transformation, Steve has managed to navigate some of the leading global logistics providers to success.
About Me
An enthusiastic, effective manager living in the West Midlands with a driven attitude to continuously improve on a personal & professional level. I am a family man who enjoys time with friends and family, but has a strong passion for football, Martial Arts & Golf.

Tanveer C
Region
East of England
Specialisms
Sales|Marketing|Business Transformation|Strategy Development|International Expansion|Acquisitions|CRM systems|ERP systems|Customer Experience (CX)|
Experience Highlights
Commercial Director, technology division of ASSA ABLOY, in UK|Vice President, Steiner Optik GmbH, in USA|General Manager - Al Batha Group, in Dubai|Owner of Kall Kwik Franchise, in Canary Wharf
Training and Qualifications
Bsc(Hons) in Computer Studies from the University of South Wales and an MBA from Oklahoma City University. Alumni of ASSA ABLOY senior management training scheme Alumni of Philips Electronics graduate training program
Description
A highly efficient and articulate director with extensive UK and International experience in supporting sales and business development teams by reviewing, developing and defining business strategy, systems and tools. Significantly experienced in advising on building multi-disciplinary teams focusing on growth and business transformation. Proven record of mentoring and working to the highest levels of integrity and professionalism.
About Me
An enthusiastic networker and effective communicator, now living in Bedford; Tanveer combines is his interest in working with SMEs to grow their business with his passion for travel and golf and socializing with family, friends and colleagues.

Vic C
Region
South East England
Specialisms
IT Director/CIO | Business Focused IT Strategy | IT Operation Design | Project/Program Management | Digital & Organisational Transformation
Experience Highlights
Over 35 years of experience in IT Software, Infrastructure, Development, Integration, Security, Data, Support Services, Governance across Banking, Government, Manufacturing, NHS, Consultancy.
Training and Qualifications
Structured Programming & Analysis In COBOL  Introduction to Micro Computers  Programming & Development in DATAEASE Development in PMW (Project Manager Workbench)  Programming & Development in Automator QA Management & Operating OTS (Open Trading System)  ISDN Management & Support  Banyan Vines Administration BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (Honours) in Applied Science
Description
A Transformer, takes a tenacious and proactive approach to uncover and remove obstacles, alleviate negativity, realign processes and people to sharpen competitive edge. Evokes collaboration, injects team spirit, leads and teaches by example, promotes career and personal development. Assertive, precise and confident communicator, simplifies technical jargon, acts with integrity and drives accountability. Champions change using talent and technology
About Me
I am a professionally qualified individual dedicated to the Digital industry. With over 35 years of experience in IT Software, Infrastructure, Development, Integration, Support Services and Governance.

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