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I'm Jonny


CISO & SECURITY EXPERT

Who I Am

I'm a senior cyber security executive with over 15 years’ experience, originating from Deloitte and KPMG. I have extensive sector experience across FS, National Security, Insurance, Oil & Gas, Gambling, Pharma and Critical National Infrastructure, and maintain a close relationship to British Intelligence agencies NCSC and GCHQ.


I act as a senior advisor or CISO contractor both inside and outside of IR35.

I played professional rugby since I was 17, finally hanging up my boots to pursue a career in consulting.

Qualifications: CIPM, CIPP/E, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, ISO27001, Prince2, MSc, BSc

Career Highlights

  • Group CISO role responsible for the secure supply of water to the populations of the West of England and Wales.
  • Being asked to feature on the The BBC News news for my professional commentary.
  • Working closely with the NCSC and GCHQ and being awarded £1.5m in funding for an innovative and award winning cyber security service.

Certifications

Experience

See timeline below for a high-level overview of my experiences to date.

Partner

CyPro - Jan 2023 - Current

Founding Partner at a cyber security and data privacy consultancy supporting some of the world's largest organisations.

Manager

KPMG UK (Information Security & Business Resilience) - Sept 2012 - May 2015

Joined KPMG in 2012 as a graduate on their information security graduate programme. After two years was promoted to Assistant Manager.

Founder

Just Ask Max - April 2020 - Current

Worked with National Cyber Security Centre, GCHQ, O2 Telefonica and InnovateUK to create a new privacy and security secure service.

Director

The Cyber Unit Ltd - Sept 2017 - Current

Providing CISO services as a contractor.

Associate Director

Deloitte UK (Cyber Security) - 2015 - 2017

Joined as a manager, progressing to Senior Manager in 2 years. Lead Deloitte's Security Assessment and Compliance team. Lead engagements with a managed revenue of up to £1.7M.

Prior to Sept 2012

For brevity purposes, I have not included my entire working history on this one page. If you'd like to see what I did prior to 2012, request a CV with the button below.

Clients

In the Media