Neil has been recognised in “The Progress 1000: London's most influential people” for his work in Technology & Cyber Security and has been named in the IT Leaders 100 - a list of the most influential IT leaders in the UK. He has been a long-term strategic advisor to “Women in Tech”.
Having worked in UK counter-terrorism for over thirty years, Neil has re-directed his attention to guiding SME to digital awareness. Utilising a unique personal, face-to-face delivery, his focus is on cultural change, utilising the pandemic and the growth of home working as the catalyst for a better understanding of the subject. Rather than looking at working practices in isolation, he looks at how what we do at work carries over into our private lives and vice versa.
Neil has also worked with Police Crime Prevention Initiatives to improve the standards of cyber security vendors, in order to give the end user better assurance, and has worked with the NHS counter fraud authority to improve cyber awareness. He is a trained assessor for Cyber Essentials and IASME Assurance.