Alex is a Chartered Engineer with over 15 years' experience working as a technical expert in the media and telecommunications industries, specialising in regulatory compliance and conformance testing. Alex coordinates activities with government, regulatory bodies as well as wider industry to ensure that implementation of the SafeShark cyber security assurance scheme meets the needs from all sides.
Jonathan is a leading creative visionary and technical innovator. He led the development of the BBC’s first interactive services, including the BAFTA-winning Wimbledon Red Button service. He also has a strong track record in building successful companies from scratch, creating and developing innovative technical solutions and achieving successful exits. He founded Connect TV to build the first hybrid TV service enabling content providers to gain access to the Freeview audience in a cost-effective way. Connect TV was acquired by Arqiva plc in 2012.
Callum is a specialist in technology security who has been creating new and innovative solutions for securing technology assets in finance, Internet of Things and secure government. He is also a forensics expert called by the Court of Session (the highest court in Scotland) to perform forensics collections and provide expert witness statements for civil cases.
He was lead security architect at a FTSE 10 UK insurance company and went on to engineer brand new “security at devops speed” philosophy that involved a complete cultural and technological change to the organisation including building a specialist Security Operations Centre. He has had various roles over the years including designing Royal Bank of Scotland’s new Digital banking security and in the past have designed and built systems for clients ranging from Abbey National, FT.com, Reuters and many investment banks. Designing a fraud detection system for Orange Mobile in the early 2000’s led him into a career of building core enterprise security capabilities.
He is a co-owner (with Jonathan Marshall) of Connect Devices and has engineered a novel home network scanning capability from a mobile phone and has built a distributed ETSI 303 645 testing system in partnership with DTG, DCMS and the NCSC.
Fiona is a Chartered Accountant with 25 years' experience, trained at KPMG, and has worked with FTSE 100 and blue-chip clients, including the BBC. She has been Finance Director for the DTG and DTGTL for over 10 years and is an active member of the ICAEW Excel Advisory Board. Fiona provides oversight of SafeShark forecasting and reporting along with managing financial and legal regulatory requirements.