LORCA Live 2019
 
Katja Bego, Senior Researcher
Nesta
Katja Bego is a senior researcher and data scientist in Nesta’s technology futures team, and leads the European Commission-funded EU Engineroom and NGI Forward projects, tasked with helping shape the funding and research agenda of the Next Generation Internet initiative, the European Union’s ambitious new flagship programme seeking to build a more democratic, inclusive and resilient future internet by 2025. Her work primarily focuses on studying the impact of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence on our societies, and think about how these new innovations can be harnessed for social good and benefit all. Katja previously worked as a data scientist in the private sector and as a researcher at the MIT Media Lab. She holds a degree in economics and political science from Wellesley College in the United States, and is originally from Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
 
Cameron Bell, Chief Innovation Officer
Hunter Bell Innovation
Cameron is a recognised innovation strategist, advising organisations on business design and commercialisation. He is Chief Innovation Officer for Hunter Bell Innovation, helping fast-track the adoption of risk reduction technology by large enterprise and CNI. Cameron is the founding Director of the German Cyber Security Council's UK Hub, where he works in partnership with the Cyber Research Center at London Metropolitan University to promote knowledge and capability exchange between the UK and German governments, academia and industrial stakeholders. Previously he co-founded the successful Vacta Security consultancy, now part of ECS Group and established the Berlin office for Idean, now part of Capgemini Invent. Cameron has led multiple internal and external innovation programs across autonomous transport, defence, smart cities and cybersecurity. He is Industry Liason to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, Mentor for Edinburgh University Company Formation Team and Advisor to multi-award winning robotic security company, CST. https://castaspes.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronhunterbell/ @CamHunterBell
 
Ghislaine Boddington, Co-founder and Creative Director, body>data>space / University of Greenwich
Co-Founder and Creative Director, body>data>space / University of Greenwich
body>data>space
Ghislaine Boddington is an award winning curator and director, specialising in the future human, body responsive technologies and immersive experiences. She is Co-founder and Creative Director of body>data>space, an interactive creative design collective who have advocated for the living body to be at the heart of the digital debate since the early 1990s. With a background in performing arts she has focused on the blending of our virtual and physical bodies, and throughout her longterm work has engaged into topical issues for our living bodies, including personal data usage, representation of the self and body enhancements for the future. She presents worldwide and consults for the creative industries sector and her work as a curator includes Nesta’s FutureFest events (2015-18). A Reader in Digital Immersion at University of Greenwich, she sits on the Editorial Board of AI & Society (Springer) and is spokesperson for the Deutsche Bankhttps://www.weinsocialtech.co.uk/#programme accelerator. Ghislaine co-presents bi-weekly for BBC Click, the BBC World Service Radio flagship technology programme. https://www.linkedin.com/in/gboddington/ @GBoddington @WomenShiftDigi http://www.bodydataspace.net/
 
Rachel Botsman, Author & Trust Expert
Rachel Botsman is the leading expert and author on trust in the modern world. She is the critically acclaimed author of Who Can You Trust? – a groundbreaking book that explores how technology is radically transforming human trust. A lecturer at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, Rachel also advises organisations around the world on how to build a trustworthy culture. She is a regular contributor to publications including The Guardian, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review and Wired where she shares her insights to help us make smarter decisions around trust. Follow her thinking on LinkedIn and on twitter @rachelbotsman.
 
Prof Mark Briers, Programme Director for Defence and Security and Co-chair of the Programme Committee
Alan Turing Institute
Mark Briers is Programme Director for The Alan Turing Institute's Defence and Security partnership and Professor of Cyber Security and AI at Cranfield University. He completed his PhD in 2007 at Cambridge University where he developed Sequential Monte Carlo based techniques for state-space filtering and smoothing. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London, where he teaches methodological techniques for use in a Big Data environment and conducts research into statistical methods for cyber security, and he is a Council Member at the Royal Statistical Society. He is an Industrial Fellow alumnus of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. Mark is also Co-Chair of the Institute Programme Committee, which steers scientific direction and research strategy at the Turing.
 
David Chinn, Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company
David Chinn is a Senior Partner in McKinsey’s London Office. David leads McKinsey’s global Cyber Security practice, and has a particular professional focus on the role of government in promoting cybersecurity. This follows many years of working at the intersection of government and the private sector, in defence and more broadly.
 
Nick Coleman FIET FBCS, Global Head Cyber Security Intelligence IBM, World Economic Forum
Global Head Cyber Security Intelligence IBM, World Economic Forum Global Future Council 2018-2019 term
IBM
Nick Coleman is Global Head, Cyber Security Intelligence and Regulatory Risk at IBM. He is known for leading and transforming security in international public and private organisations. He was previously with the UK government where he authored ‘The Coleman Report' and the ten key principles for establishing cyber resilience first published in the Houses of Parliament, created following a review of national security across UK Government organisations. He is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council for Cyber Security. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and an Honorary Professor at Lancaster University researching Business Leadership and trust in the fourth industrial revolution. He is an internationally recognised public speaker and he has been featured in publications including the Wall Street Journal, The Times and The Telegraph. He holds an MBA with Distinction from Manchester Business School.
 
Alex Cowan, CEO
RazorSecure
Alex Cowan founded RazorSecure in 2015 following a career in the gaming industry where he was frustrated with gamers hacking both the games and the systems. Alex has developed a new approach to cyber for transport making it ideal for rail. His objective was to develop a system that did not require a permanent data connection, could protect itself and produced very low false positives. His gaming background means the RazorSecure solution is always one step ahead of the hackers. Alex has been highly successful in building the team, raising significant investment and positioning RazorSecure as the EU cyber solution for transport systems.
 
Michael Crossey, Head of Marketing
Ampliphae
Michael Crossey is Head of Marketing at Ampliphae, a provider of SaaS Risk Management solutions for enterprises and public sector organisations. Michael has 30 years experience in high-technology businesses, having worked both for large corporations such as Intel, BT and Nortel, as well as high-growth technology startups such as Aepona and Transmode. He has extensive experience in marketing, business development, sales and product management. Beyond his full-time roles, Michael is an active member of the technology and investment community in Northern Ireland, working in an advisory capacity with several start-up companies as well as Venture Capital firms and technology incubators. He is a non-executive director at Adoreboard and was formerly an NED at Omiino.
 
Balazs Csuvar, CAV Lead
DG Cities Ltd
Balazs has a broad range of international experience working with both public and private sector clients across Europe, South-East Asia, the Middle-East and Africa. He has been involved in infrastructure masterplanning, the creation of urban and regional level strategies as well as the development of policies at a national level. As a Senior Project Officer at DG Cities, Balazs focuses on the successful delivery of smart city projects, with a primary focus on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs). He is leading our involvement in the Smart Mobility Living Lab: London, a project with a clear vision to become the world’s prime CAV testing environment.
 
Dr Godfrey Gaston, CSIT Director
Queen's University Belfast
Dr Godfrey Gaston graduated with a MEng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), UK followed by a PhD at The University of Edinburgh. He spent a number of years working for GEC Plessey Semiconductors and Engineering Manager for a technology start-up, BCO Technologies, followed by Analog Devices. Godfrey is currently Director of the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), based at Queen’s University Belfast (www.csit.qub.ac.uk). He has expertise in commercialisation within an open innovation research environment. His current interests include the creation of cyber innovation ecosystems and linking these systems up internationally. Godfrey has also completed an MBA from Henley Management College, London and is co-founder of cybersecurity startup company, Titan IC.
 
Russell Gundry, Head of Innovation Strategy
Plexal
Russell blends the insight of 10+ years spent defining strategy and managing change, with in depth understanding of social research methods, design, and systems thinking. Russell has founded a service design business, worked with world leading healthcare technologies, held senior commissioning roles in the public sector, and built a consulting career within Capgemini and GE Finnamore. Russell facilitates the design of better, more integrated services around the needs of people; achieved by enabling an effective dialogue between stakeholders with very divergent perspectives and interests and translating it into action.
 
Robert Hannigan, Chair of LORCA IAB, Former Director of GCHQ & Security Advisor to No:10
Chair of LORCA IAB, Former Director of GCHQ & Security Advisor to No:10
Robert Hannigan is a member of the UK Government’s new Defence Innovation Advisory Panel, a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Previously, Robert was Director of GCHQ, the UK’s largest intelligence and security agency from 2014-17. He established the National Cyber Security Centre in 2016, having been responsible for the UK’s first cyber strategy in 2009.
 
Saj Huq, Cyber Lead
LORCA
Saj leads Cyber Innovation at Plexal. He is specifically responsible for developing and leading partnerships between LORCA and industry participants. Prior to Plexal, he spent a number of years as a Management Consultant at Deloitte and PwC. He then moved into industry, leading strategic change at a PE-backed Property Finance firm where he helped them operationally scale towards achieving a UK Banking License, prepare for the incoming GDPR and improve their cyber and operational resilience in readiness for regulatory authorisation. Saj started his career in the Royal Air Force, where he was a Commissioned Officer and Pilot. Outside of work, he is a keen runner; most frequently after his 2 young children, but also of the marathon variety too!
 
Dan Jeffrey, Head of Innovation and Delivery
Head of Innovation and Delivery at NHS Digital’s Data Security Centre
NHS Digital
Dan is responsible for leading the design, sourcing, and delivery of NHS Digitals Data Security Centre’s programme of work. He and his team works with users, industry-specialists and other key stakeholders to define, design, and commission new capabilities for cyber security services that drive better cyber preparedness, security, and resiliency for enhanced patient outcomes across health and care. Dan has over eight years in the cyber and security industry working on a variety of national and international programmes across the public and private sector. This has included the design and delivery of a national cyber and intelligence programme; the development of analyst tools; and the development of cyber security strategies for governments and private sector organisations across financial services, utilities and energy, legal, and telecommunication organisations. Prior to joining NHS Digital, Dan worked at a leading technology consulting organisation where he was the lead for security strategy and risk for government clients in the UK. This role included the development of national level cyber strategies and operating models, as well as the delivery of complex programmes and projects to a number of large diverse organisations.
 
Sian John MBE, EMEA Chief Security Advisor
Microsoft
Siân John MBE is Chief Security Advisor for EMEA in the Cybersecurity Solutions Group at Microsoft. Siân has worked in cyber security since 1997, and has worked at the Houses of Parliament, Ubizen and Symantec before joining Microsoft. Siân leads the EMEA security advisors who work with Microsoft’s customers to help them to develop their cyber security strategy, security best practices and to understand how Microsoft’s technology and services can help support digital transformation and cloud services. Siân directly engages with Microsoft’s largest customers in the UK and Ireland. She was awarded an MBE in the Queens New Years Honours List for 2018 for services to Cybersecurity. She holds the CiSSP, CISM, SABSA and CIPT certifications. Siân is Chair of both the techUK CyberSecurity Management committee and the Digital Economy Advisory Board for the UK Research Councils.
 
Dr Charles Kriel, Specialist Advisor to the DCMS Select Committee at House of Commons
Specialist Advisor to the DCMS Select Committee at House of Commons / Founder, Kriel Agency
Kriel Agency
 
Tom Livesey, CTO
Thriva
Tom is co-founder and CTO at Thriva, a personalised healthcare company helping people track the most important information around their internal health. With a background in engineering, Tom has worked at multiple consumer-focussed startups helping to shape the product and technology strategy. Tom believes that data will play a key part in the future of peoples' health and understands that building consumer trust is a crucial part of achieving this.
 
Professor Carsten Maple, Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering
Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering, Director for Cyber Security Research WMG Cyber Security Centre
University of Warwick
Professor Carsten Maple is Director of Research in Cyber Security and Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering in the Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick, where he leads the GCHQ-EPSRC Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. He is the Privacy and Trust stream lead in PETRAS, the UK Research Hub for Cyber Security of the Internet of Things. Professor Maple has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers has provided evidence and advice to governments and organisations across the world, including being a high-level scientific advisor for cyber security to the European Commission. He is a member of various boards and expert groups. Professor Maple is Principal or Co-Investigator on a number of projects in cyber security and is currently, or has recently been, funded by a range of sponsors including EPSRC, EU, DSTL, the South Korean Research Agency, Innovate UK and private companies.
 
Margarete McGrath, Chief Digital Officer
Dell Technologies
Margarete is the Chief Digital Officer for Dell Technologies for the UK and Ireland. Previous to that, Margarete worked as a Management Consultant where she worked for EY and PwC leading complex change programmes. She previously worked for PwC in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and more recently in Ireland. Margarete supported many public and private sector clients with their business transformations. Alongside this, Margarete previously ran two successful start up's focusing on sharing models in food sustainability and building social networks while in New Zealand. Today, Margarete works with a diverse group of Dell Technologies clients to support them with their digital transformation. Dell Technologies provides a wide range of solutions ranging from edge computing delivering smart retail solutions to advanced analytics to drive enhanced customer experiences and new business model opportunities for leading retailers. Dell Technologies is continuing to invest and innovate in research and development across its seven technology businesses which enables Dell Technologies to partner with leading global clients to support them automate, modernise and transform their business models. Margarete is a champion of diversity in digital and a strong advocate of STEM. She is big believer in female entrepreneurship and green technology. Margarete is an advocate of Mental Health and Wellbeing in Dell. Twitter - @margaretemcgrat LinkedIn – margaretemcgrath https://www.delltechnologies.com
 
Gavin Poole, CEO
Here East
Gavin was in the Royal Air Force for more than 20 years, starting as an apprentice and finishing as an advisor to a defence minister in government. Gavin joined the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) eventually leading the organization for a number of years overseeing a period of intense business change, including an project to re-shuffle a number of leadership positions and launch three new major policy initiatives including their modern day slavery work which ultimately led to a change in law and the introduction of the Modern Day Slavery Act. In 2012, Gavin left to lead the Here East project and stand up the bid team. His vision for Here East has been instrumental in creating what has become the most successful re-development of an Olympic Press and Broadcast Centre globally, and one of the fastest growing business clusters in London.
 
Lydia Ragoonanan, LORCA Programme Director
Plexal
Lydia joined LORCA from Nesta (the UK’s innovation foundation) where she designed and ran innovation programmes aimed at testing and scaling solutions to social and economic challenges. Previously, Lydia was Principal Strategist at the New Zealand Transport Agency and the Australasian representative on the World Road Forum’s Funding and Finance Committee. Lydia holds a Degree in Politics from Victoria University of Wellington, where she received the Diplomatic Corp Prize for International Relations.
 
Andrew Roughan, Managing Director
Plexal
Andrew has spent the predominant part of his career in technology infrastructure sectors driving business transformation for enterprise clients and major cities. He first got involved with Here East in 2011 as a founding member team and successfully acquired a 200-year lease from the London Legacy Development Corporation to transform the former Press and Broadcast Centres in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. His role as COO at Here East made him responsible for creating the ecosystem and community where large and small companies collide, allowing them to benefit from one another’s scale and creativity (while delivering on the legacy goals that Here East aspires to). Andrew was appointed to be the managing director of Plexal to lead the innovation centre in convening a community that will solve some of the challenges that matter most to society.
 
Dave Rowley, Commercial Director
ObjectTech
Dave sets the commercial strategy and leads the team to deliver on it, building for the future of redefined identity. An expert in marketing and designing commercial strategies, Dave has played a key role in international campaigns for several big brands including Guinness and ING. As a part of the Barclaycard Innovation Team, Dave created future facing solutions for the Barclaycard Businesses. Dave developed leading edge capabilities and inspired employees to innovate towards the digital world and the future of banking such as open banking and utilising transformative technologies. Specialising in developing new products and innovations, Dave was part of the team that launched BT Sport and BT Mobile, working with Comic Relief to engage children in education through the entry of sport.
 
Paul Taylor, Psychologist, Behavioural Scientist, Director of CREST
Centre for Evidence and Research on Security Threats (CREST)
A leading psychologist and behavioural scientist, Professor Paul Taylor became inaugural Director of the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) in October 2015. Commissioned by the ESRC with funding from the UK intelligence and security services, CREST is a national hub for behavioural science and security. Its community of over 100 researchers from 22 Institutions have, through their research and engagement with users, added value to training, investigative practices, and policies. Paul’s own expertise is human cooperation and the behavioural analytics of social influence. With his colleagues at Lancaster University, he has developed novel measures of cooperation for a range of security applications, including insider threat detection. Paul’s contributions have been recognised by awards that include a police commendation and the prestigious EAPL mid-career award.
 
Nicolaus von Rintelen, Member of the supervisory board at Virtual Solution AG
SecurePIM
Since 2014 Nicolaus has been a shareholder and since 2016 a member of the supervisory board at Virtual Solution AG, which offers with its product SecurePIM a German-made highly secure container solution, enabling secure mobile communication and workspace. A security solution used in the German Government, Industry and by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). Before investing in Virtual Solution AG Nicolaus enabled Novatek to enter the EU market and developed the Swiss based trading activities. As a founder and managing director of a Munich based private equity company, he has been an entrepreneur and investor with focus on "German Mittelstand" - German medium-sized companies. Nicolaus started his career at Linde AG in Merges & Acquisitions. Nicolaus holds a degree in Business Economics from the University St. Gallen.
 
Sir Robert Wainwright, Partner
Deloitte
Sir Rob Wainwright, is a senior Partner at Deloitte, co-leading the Cyber and Financial Crime practices across North West Europe. He served for nine years as Executive Director of Europol where he established the European Counter Terrorism Centre and the European Cybercrime Centre and led the transformation of Europol into a world-class security institution. Sir Rob has been the pioneer of major new European security solutions on technology, data and intelligence operations and the driver of new public-private initiatives on cyber security and financial crime in banking and other sectors, through the World Economic Forum and Institute of International Finance. He is a Board Member of the WEF Centre for Cyber Security and the Global Cyber Alliance. Sir Rob has had a 25-year career in intelligence, policing, government, EU and international affairs, including at the Serious Organised Crime Agency, National Criminal Intelligence Service and the British Security Service. In June 2018 he was awarded a Knighthood by HM The Queen for his services to security and policing.
 
Hans Wilhelm, Board Member
BuCET Shared Services AG
Hans-Wilhelm Dünn holds a diploma in administrative sciences from the University in Potsdam. From 2007-2009, he worked as a Personal Consultant to the Minister’s Office of Economic Affairs and the Deputy Minister-President of the Federal State of Brandenburg, who was also Chairman of the German Federal Network Agency. From 2009 – 2010, he was a Member of the Supervisory Board Energie and Wasser Potsdam GmbH. From 2010-2012, he was Managing Director of Security and Safety in Brandenburg e.V. In addition, from 2011 – 2014, he was also part of the Supervisory Board of VIP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH. At the moment, he is board member of the BuCET Shared Services AG which implements IT-security management systems at companies and critical infrastructures. Furthermore, Hans-Wilhelm Dünn is a member of the Supervisory Board at the Klinikum Ernst von Bergmann GmbH and the Lausitz Klink Forst GmbH, as well as part of the Advisory Council of Luftschiffhafen Potsdam GmbH. As Co-founder and President – previously Vice-president and General Secretary – of the Cyber-Security Council Germany (CSCG), he consults operators of critical infrastructure about cybersecurity. He shares his expertise and experience at high ranking conferences and events and is often a contact person for TV channels or a guest author for several magazines and journals.
 
Roni Zehavi, CEO
CyberSpark
In the past 5 years Roni has lead CyberSpark, an industry initiative, created to advance research and development of cyber solutions in Beer-Sheva, and has turned it into a leading brand globally. Roni has more than 15 years of proven success in the entrepreneurial Hi-Tech arena, integrating highly-innovative and multidisciplinary technologies into sellable products. His range of experience includes stewarding ideas through the development process into the marketplace. His most recent company, 'To-Be-Education,' is creating a platform upon which teachers and students can upload content that can be transformed into dilemma-based learning games with multiple users, facilitating the develop of global learners’ communities An experienced test engineer and pilot from ETPS UK and an Aeronautical Engineer from the Technion, Roni is a well-known expert in aviation professions, including operational, methodological and technological aspects. In 2004 Roni founded Rontal Applications, a leading provider of a 3D based application for simulations and real-time Command & Control systems. Under his leadership, the company has achieved successful results before being acquired by an American corporation.