Contributors to

Current Contributors

  • Nadeem Ahmad

    Templeton & Partners

    Since Nadeem Ahmad started Templeton and Partners in an attic room with no external investment, Templeton has grown into a global tech recruitment agency, with 60+ employees across eight offices operating in 40 countries. Nadeem set out to create a truly diverse recruitment agency that also led diversity in tech and business: Templeton is majority female, 55% ethnic minority, representing over 20 nationalities speaking over 25 languages, and 82% diverse overall.

  • Patrick Breyer

    Patrick Breyer is a jurist and Member of the European Parliament with the European Pirates, members of the Greens/European Free Alliance Group

  • Terry Critchley

    Terry Critchley is a retired IT consultant living near Manchester in the UK. He the author of numerous articles and books for IT professionals.

  • Andrew Hartshorn

    Shakespeare Martineau

    Andrew Hartshorn is partner and data protection specialist at law firm Shakespeare Martineau, where he heads up the technology and information law team.

  • Rani Johnson


    Rani Johnson joined Tibco as CIO in 2020, where she uses her extensive knowledge of the full IT ecosystem to help customers reach business outcomes by way of intuitive tech

  • Magnus Tegborg


    Magnus Tegborg is co-founder and CEO of Alumni, MD for the Leadership Service Division of Harvey Nash Group, where he also holds a seat on the executive council.

  • Richard Absalom

    Information Security Forum

    Richard Absalom is an analyst with the Information Security Forum (ISF), the leading authority on cyber, information security and risk management. His work involves investigating, clarifying and sharing best practice with ISF Member organisations.

  • Suzanne Adnams

    Suzanne Adnams is a vice-president, analyst with CIO Research at Gartner, working on the leadership, culture and people team.

  • Antony Adshead

    Storage Editor

    Antony Adshead is the Storage editor at Computer Weekly.

  • Faisal Alani

    UK at eBay

    Faisal Alani is the lead digital content manager for UK at eBay. Prior to that he was the content editor on

  • Marcus Alldrick

    Marcus Alldrick is an independent digital risk management, security and compliance advisor

  • Charlotte Allery

    Coffin Mew

    Charlotte Allery is a solicitor in the employment team at law firm Coffin Mew, where she deals with a wide range of issues for both employers and employees.

  • Peter Ray Allison

  • Rory Alsop

    Rory Alsop is a research director with ISACA Scotland and head of technology and cyber risk at HSBC.

  • Marc Ambasna-Jones

    A journalist and writer with over 25 years’ experience in the technology and business sectors, Marc Ambasna-Jones has written extensively for a wide range of national newspapers and trade titles.

  • Michael Aminzade


    Michael Aminzade is managing director of cyber at technology consultancy 6point6.

  • Tim Anderson

    Tim Anderson has been a freelance journalist since 1992, specialising in software development and cloud computing

  • Mandy Andress


    Mandy Andress is the chief information security officer at Elastic

  • Zafar Anjum

    Zafar Anjum is a journalist, writer and entrepreneur who lives in Singapore. For eight years, he was the online editor of Computerworld Singapore, Computerworld Malaysia, CIO Asia and MIS Asia.

  • Christian Annesley

    Christian has been writing about enterprise technology for more than a decade, with a particular interest in the human challenge of ensuring tech is solving the right problems in the best possible way for individuals and organisations

  • Lindsey Annison

  • Warwick Ashford

    Senior analyst

    Warwick Ashford was security editor at Computer Weekly until September 2019. He joined the CW team as chief reporter in June 2007, focusing on IT security, business continuity, IT law and regulation, compliance and governance. He was appointed security editor in May 2012. He is now senior analyst at Kuppinger Cole.

  • Warwick Ashford

    Security Editor

  • Warwick Ashford

    Security Editor

    Warwick Ashford schreibt seit Juni 2007 für Computer Weekly. Zu seinen Schwerpunkten gehören IT-Sicherheit, Business Continuity, IT-Recht und -Regulierung, Compliance und Governance.

  • Gary Audin

    Delphi Inc.

    Gary Audin has more than 40 years of computer, communications and security experience. He has planned, designed, specified, implemented and operated data, LAN and telephone networks. These have included local area, national and international networks as well as VoIP and IP convergent networks in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.

  • Jennifer Baker

    Jennifer Baker has been a journalist in print, radio and television for nearly 20 years, the last seven specialising in EU policy and legislation in the tech sector

  • Jasper Bakker

    Jasper Bakker is a Dutch freelance IT journalist with an insatiable craving for tech news, IT trends, cyber security (incidents), promising internet phenomena, and more computer and network stuff.

  • Caroline Baldwin

    Freelance editor and journalist

    Caroline Baldwin is a freelance editor, writer and B2B journalist experienced in creating content in the technology, retail and consumer trends space

  • Mark Ballard

    Mark Ballard is a freelance journalist who writes about computer policy, crime, security, law and systems.

  • Rob Bamforth


  • Louise Barber

    Turnkey Consulting

    Louise Barber is a senior consultant at risk management consultancy Turnkey Consulting and has a background spanning both the public and private sectors.

  • Christophe Bardy

    Based in France, Christophe begun his career as an IT project manager before working for several IT publications, including l’Ordinateur Individuel, SVM, MacWorld and InfoPC. He was co-founder of MagIT after writing for 10 years for the paper editions of Monde Informatique and Réseaux & Télécoms. Now, Christophe covers IT infrastructure for Le Mag IT and also heads up the quarterly magazine, Storage.

  • Richard Barnes-Webb

    PA Consulting

    Richard has been a global IT delivery lead/architect in consulting for over 18 years, spanning multiple sectors (financial services, global telco, eCommerce, public services) and technologies. More recently, he has focussed on delivering IT projects within the central UK government, with a specific requirement to articulate how our deliveries will reduce emissions and support the UK’s net zero strategy. 

  • Andy Barratt


    Andy Barratt has almost 20 years’ experience working in IT infrastructure, information security and assurance services. He is among the most experienced PCI DSS QSAs in Europe and leads the global delivery of application security and whitepaper technical validation services.

  • Iggy Bassi


    Iggy Bassi is a serial entrepreneur, specialising in the creation and funding of innovations that tackle global challenges, as well as being the founder and CEO of cloud-based climate intelligence platform Cervest.

  • Kayleigh Bateman

    Computer Weekly

    Kayleigh Bateman was the special projects editor for Computer Weekly, until August 2015. She covered IT skills, education, jobs and recruitment in addition to women in technology, managing the WITsend blog for Computer Weekly. She is also the editor of CW Europe.

  • Steve Bates


    Focused predominately on the intersection of business, finance and technology, Steve Bates helps organisations realise the greatest value out of their technology investments in the digital era

  • Bruce Beam


    Bruce Beam is the director of infrastructure and security at (ISC)²: He has more than 20 years of experience leading IT/ICT and security teams for large enterprises and the US Navy, and leads all aspects of (ISC)²’s global IT/ICT and cyber security operations.

  • Kevin Beaver

    Principle Logic, LLC

    Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, writer, professional and speaker with Atlanta-based Principle Logic LLC.

  • Nick Beckett


    Nick Beckett is the Managing Partner of the Beijing Office, Global Co-Head of Lifesciences and Head of Asia-Pacific IP, at CMS. Nick manages a team of dedicated sector specialists covering Lifesciences, Energy, TMC and Financial Institutions across the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Francine Beleyi

    Nucleus of Change

    Francine Beleyi is a digital strategist, change and communications consultant, author of the book “Personal branding in the digital age: How to become a known expert, thrive and make a difference in a connected world”, available on Amazon as paperback, ebook and audiobook.

  • Madeline Bennett

    Mowser Media

    Madeline Bennett has been a technology journalist and commentator since 2000, covering all aspects of business technology, from enterprise applications and digital transformation to diversity and skills.

  • Martha Bennett

    Forrester Research Inc.

  • Pierre Berlemont

    Ingénieur en informatique et docteur en physique, Pierre a passé ces 20 dernières années dans la presse IT B2B.

  • Michelle Besson


    Michelle serves eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals and is based in Forrester’s UK office. Her research covers digital commerce and how changing consumer behavior and technology affect the way that organizations engage with customers.

  • James Bethell

    James Bethell is a former minister and current member of the House of Lords. As minister for innovation in the Department for Health and Social Care, he helped lead the national response to the Covid epidemic.

  • Bryan Betts

    Freeform Dynamics

    Bryan is a technology enthusiast and industry veteran. He has been analysing, explaining and writing about IT and business for around three decades.

  • Amit Bhagwat

  • Emma Bickerstaffe

    Information Security Forum (ISF)

    Emma Bickerstaffe is a senior research analyst at the Information Security Forum (ISF) and is responsible for delivering reports that provide thought leadership, practical guidance and solutions to information risk challenges.

  • David Bicknell

    David Bicknell is a former editor at Computer Weekly.

  • Stephen J. Bigelow

    Senior Technology Editor

    Stephen J. Bigelow, senior technology editor in the Data Center and Virtualization media group, has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry.

  • Simon Bisson

    Freelance technology writer and journalist with a wide background in IT and engineering. Bisson mixes deep technical knowledge with the ability to explain complex subjects in simple, easy to understand terms.

  • David Black

    ID Crowd

    David Black is a consultant with ID Crowd, which specialises in mitigating business and technology risks relating to identity, helping clients understand how they can better trust their customers and businesses they transact with

  • Sam Bocetta

    Sam Bocetta is a freelance journalist specializing in U.S. diplomacy and national security, with emphases on technology trends in cyber warfare, cyber defense and cryptography. He currently works as a part-time cybersecurity coordinator at AssignYourwriter.

  • Nick Booth

    Nick Booth is a freelance writer.

  • Crina Boros

    Crina Boros is an investigative journalist who combines transparency laws, field reporting, digital skills and good old intuition to expose how and why things happen.

  • Bridget Botelho

    Editorial Director, News

    Bridget Botelho joined TechTarget as a reporter in 2007 and has covered a variety of technologies and IT industry trends.

  • David Boyd

  • Danny Bradbury

    Danny Bradbury is a freelance journalist specialising in technology, business, and environmental writing.

  • Richard Brain

    Richard Brain is the technical director at ProCheckUp, a leading independent specialist UK security organisation.

  • Technology expert Pat Brans is author of the book "Master the Moment: Fifty CEOs Teach You the Secrets of Time Management."

  • Tom Bridge


    Tom Bridge works as principal product manager at JumpCloud, focusing on bringing the company’s identity focus closer to the Apple platforms that he has supported his entire career. Since joining JumpCloud, Tom spends his days working with the Product teams, handling research and development, and navigating a multitude of meetings

  • Adrian Bridgwater

  • Steve Broadhead

    Broadband Testing

  • David Brook

    Turnstone Services

    David Brook is CEO and lead consultant of Turnstone Services, an independent consultancy which offers a unique set of contract management and negotiation services

  • David Brunnen

    Groupe Intellex

  • Andrew Brydon


    Andrew Brydon is vice-president of consulting at Contino, a technical consultancy. He is a recognised technical leader and futurist. He is also a passionate individual who likes to think big and is able to deliver on strategic projects and capabilities.

  • Alicia Buller

  • Brian Burke

    Burke is research vice president for Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation with more than 20 years in that role. His research focuses primarily on enterprise architecture, emerging technologies and innovation management.

  • John Burke

    Nemertes Research

    John Burke is CTO and principal research analyst with Nemertes Research. With nearly two decades of technology experience, he has worked at all levels of IT, including end-user support specialist, programmer, system administrator, database specialist, network administrator, network architect and systems architect.

  • Sarah Burnett


  • Stuart Burns

    Stuart Burns is a virtualization and Linux expert at a Fortune 500 company.

  • Andy Burrows


    Andy Burrows works for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), leading the charity’s policy and influencing programme on online harms and regulation.

  • Andrew Buss

    IDC Manufacturing Insights

  • Heather Byron


    Heather Byron is the customer success director at NashTech and executive sponsor of its advisory and consulting practice.

  • Tom Cadman


    Tom Cadman has over 25 years’ experience working in a variety of IT roles across the UK and Europe, consistently thinking ahead of industry developments and how they can be exploited.

  • Kevin Cahill

    Kevin Cahill is Fellow of the British Computer Society who first joined Computer Weekly in 1979. He had spent the previous 10 years in the industry as a systems analyst and project manager. He later became Paddy Ashdown's researcher in the House of Commons and is now an advisor in the House of Lords.

  • Duncan Campbell

    2QQ Ltd, Sussex University

    Duncan Campbell is an investigative journalist, author, consultant and television producer specialising in privacy, civil liberties and surveillance issues. His best-known investigations led to major legal clashes with successive British governments.

  • Rory Canavan

    SAM Charter

    Rory Canavan is the founding consultant and owner of SAM Charter, a software asset management (SAM) practice dedicated to establishing best-in-class IT asset management (ITAM) and SAM frameworks.

  • Guy Cartwright

    Coffin Mew

    Guy Cartwright is an associate solicitor in the Commercial Services team at law firm Coffin Mew.

  • Rich Castagna

    Rich has been involved with high-tech journalism for more than 20 years.

  • Phil Chamberlain

  • Simon Chandler

    Simon Chandler is a freelance technology journalist. His areas of expertise include cryptocurrencies and the blockchain, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, social media, consumer technology and the social impact of technology.

  • Matthew Chapman

    Matthew Chapman is a freelance journalist with a decade of experience covering the marketing, technology and retail sectors.

  • Mike Chapple

    University of Notre Dame

    Mike Chapple, Ph. D., CISA, CISSP, is a senior director of IT with the University of Notre Dame.

  • Suw Charman-Anderson

  • Rohit Chatter


    Rohit Chatter is on the Expert Panel of

  • Eric Chiu


    Eric Chiu is co-founder and managing director of FisherITS, where he helps clients avoid software compliance penalties from their suppliers by ensuring their software licensing is up to date, or negotiating with software suppliers in cases where it is not

  • Alain Clapaud

  • Lindsay Clark

    Lindsay Clark has been writing about business technology for over 15 years.

  • Rob Clyde


    Rob Clyde is a technology and cyber security expert and serves as chair of Isaca's board of directors.

  • Michael Cobb

    Michael Cobb , CISSP-ISSAP is a renowned security author with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry.

  • Dominic Cockram


    Dominic Cockram is a partner working across the managed risk services and cyber practices in Deloitte.

  • Zac Cohen


    Based in Vancouver, Canada, Zac Cohen is the General Manager of Trulioo, a RegTech provider which helps some of the largest tech companies, banks and financial services, prevent fraud, mitigate risk and fulfill compliance requirements.

  • Tony Collins

  • Maxwell Cooter

  • Ross Coulthart

    60 Minutes Australia

  • David Cowan

    National University of Ireland, Maynooth

    Dr David Cowan teaches and writes in Ireland and France. He is an associate lecturer in law at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM) and lectures at the Faculté de Droit – Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy). He teaches and writes on law, technology and innovation, international dispute resolution and legal skills.

  • Alex Cravero

    Herbert Smith Freehills

    Alex Cravero is a senior lawyer who leads Herbert Smith Freehills’ Emerging Technology Group. He is passionate about digital change and provides pragmatic legal advice on novel technologies, with a focus on blockchain, cryptoassets, artificial intelligence and the metaverse.

  • Kevin Curran


    Kevin Curran is a professor of cybersecurity.

  • Sue Daley


    Sue Daley leads TechUK's work on cloud, data, analytics and AI and has been recognised in the UK Big Data 100 as a key influencer in driving forward the big data agenda.

  • James Damoulakis

    GlassHouse Technologies

    James Damoulakis is an IT professional with more than 25 years of experience in systems, storage, backup/recovery and disaster recovery (DR).

  • Rob Dartnall


    Rob Dartnall is the CEO and Director of Intelligence for SecAlliance.

  • Julian David


    Julian David is the CEO of TechUK. He was appointed as the director general of Intellect in March 2012 and led its transformation to TechUK in November 2013.

  • Glynn Davis

    Glynn is a business journalist covering retail and the leisure sectors

  • Dai Davis

    Percy Crow Davis & Co

    Dai Davis advises clients on intellectual property, computer and technology law subjects including such topical matters as e-commerce, IT security and cloud computing issues.

  • Adrian Davis


    Adrian Davis is the director of cybersecurity advocacy for Europe, Middle East and Africa at (ISC)². He is the "voice of the profession" for (ISC)² in the region. He focuses on three key areas: risk management, public policy and education.

  • Paul Delory


    Senior director analyst

  • Jimmy Desai

  • Anil Desai

  • Jay Dietrich

    Uptime Institute

    Jay Dietrich is the research director of sustainability at Uptime Institute. Dietrich looks beyond the hype to analyse the transformations required in energy and IT systems, datacentres and software management systems, and intra-organisational collaboration, both within and between companies, to deliver sustainable datacentre operations.

  • Joanna Dimmock

    White & Case

    Joanna Dimmock is a partner in the white collar team in London. Joanna joined White & Case in October 2015 from a leading law firm.

  • Rob Doepel


    As the managing partner for EY's UK and Ireland Sustainability business and a member of the UK and Ireland Performance Markets and Investment Committee, Rob focuses on bringing EY’s end-to-end offerings to clients across all sectors. As a practitioner, Rob brings over 20 years’ experience in delivering large-scale transformational change, both within industry and as an advisor.

  • Fleur Doidge

    Fleur Doidge is a journalist with more than 20 years of experience writing news and features, primarily for business and technology websites.

  • Daniel Domberger


    Daniel Domberger is a partner at international mergers and acquisitions and debt advisory firm, Livingstone. He has over a decade’s experience in the M&A industry and co-leads Livingstone’s global media and technology team.

  • Caroline Donnelly

    Senior Editor, UK

    Caroline Donnelly is a senior editor at Computer Weekly, having joined the site in March 2015. Her beats include datacentre, cloud and virtualisation technologies, and finding out all about the end users deploying them.

  • Caroline Donnelly

    Datacentre Editor

    Caroline Donnelly est en charge de la rubrique datacenter pour Computer Weekly depuis Mars 2015. Elle couvre notamment les domaines du datacentre, du cloud et de la virtualisation.

  • Oliver Dowden

    HM Government

    Oliver Dowden CBE was appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 13 February 2020.

  • Eric Doyle

  • Rob Driver


    Rob Driver is head of public sector at technology trade body TechUK and manages a team that works closely with departments across the public sector.

  • Manek Dubash

    Manek Dubash is a journalist with more than 25 years of experience.

  • Philippe Ducellier

    Rédacteur en chef adjoint

  • Eleonor Duhs


    Eleonor is a director at Fieldfisher LLP in London. She advises on all aspects of GDPR compliance and the impact of Brexit on UK and global companies

  • Edwina Dunn

    Computer Weekly

    Edwina has been a member of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation’s Board since November 2018 and was appointed Deputy Chair in November 2020.

  • Eric Ebert

    Eric Ebert is a seasoned technology professional.

  • Richard Edwards

    Freeform Dynamics

    Richard joined Freeform Dynamics in April 2017 from Ovum, where he led the firm’s enterprise productivity and collaboration research agenda.

  • Meike Eijsberg

    Meike Eijsberg is a data journalist and a graduate in MA data journalism from City, University of London. Originally from the Netherlands, she lives and works in London.

  • Ray Eitel-Porter

    Accenture Digital

    Ray Eitel-Porter is managing director at Accenture Digital and leads the UK Applied Intelligence practice as well as the Responsible AI capability group for Europe.

  • Lydia Emmanouilidou

    Lydia Emmanouilidou is an award-winning freelance journalist and a Pulitzer Centre fellow based partly in Greece. She covers migration, technology, and other topics. Previously she was a foreign correspondent and technology reporter for The World, a radio programme co-produced by the BBC World Service.

  • Zach Emmanuel

    Computer Weekly

    Zach Emmanuel is a reporter for Computer Weekly and MicroScope.

  • Carmen Ene


    Carmen became CEO of 3stepIT in 2015. In 2019, she oversaw the establishment of a joint venture with BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, which led to the creation of BNP Paribas 3 Step IT.  The companies provide sustainable technology lifecycle management services across the Nordics and Western Europe, with 2.3 million devices under management and more than half a million pieces of equipment diverted from landfills and given a second life every year.

  • Nicholas Enticknap

  • Investigate Europe

    Investigate Europe is a pan-European research project run by nine journalists from eight European countries.

  • Chris Evans

    Chris Evans has worked in the IT industry for more than 25 years. After receiving a BSc (Hons) in computational science and mathematics from the University of Leeds, England, his early IT career started in the mainframe arena and continued to storage and systems programming paths.

  • Steve Evans

    Steve Evans is a freelance journalist based in Madrid, specialising in technology and how it impacts businesses. His previous roles include web editor at Computer Business Review (CBR) and before that staff writer at a magazine that wrote about and sold collectable items.

  • Geraint Evans

    Dr Geraint Evans is an award winning international marketing professional, board advisor and academic researcher.

  • Matthew Evans


    Matthew Evans leads TechUK’s market engagement programme teams and is CEO of the Broadband Stakeholder Group

  • Lis Evenstad

    Lis Evenstad is the management editor at Computer Weekly, and joined the site in August 2015. Her beats include public sector and CIOs, and she has a particular interest in healthcare IT.

  • Cath Everett

    Cath Everett has been a journalist and editor for around 25 years. She specialises in employment and workplace issues and writes about the impact of technology on society.

  • Yiannis Faf


    Yiannis Faf is co-founder of the crowdfunding app, WhatWeWant

  • Andy Favell

    Andy Favell is a London-based freelance journalist, web editor and mobile/digital consultant. He has 18 years' experience in business and technology journalism and web publishing. As a journalist has contributed articles on mobile, internet, IT, retail, charity and corporate social responsibility (CSR) to numerous national, online and trade publications.

  • Joe Fay

    Joe Fay has been covering the technology industry for 30 years and has edited publications in London and San Francisco.

  • Nicholas Fearn

    Nicholas Fearn is a freelance technology journalist from the Welsh valleys. Nicholas Fearn is a freelance technology journalist from the Welsh valleys. He has written for a plethora of respected media sources, including The Next Web, Techradar, Gizmodo, Engadget, Lifehacker, TrustedReviews, Alphr, TechWeekEurope and Mail Online. He edits Wales’s leading tech publication Tech Dragons.

  • Louella Fernandes


  • Allaster Finke

    Allaster Finke has more than 12 years of experience in the design and deployment of complex storage networks, backup, high availability and disaster recovery solutions, including positions at KPMG, EMC Consulting, GlassHouse Technologies and Unisys.

  • Jerry Fishenden

    Jerry Fishenden is an independent technologist working with a range of clients, and has been an advisor to a variety of government departments

  • Karl Flinders

    Chief reporter and senior editor EMEA

    Karl Flinders is a journalist at Computer Weekly focused on financial services IT and outsourcing. He has also run a lengthy investigation into the Post Office Horizon IT scandal.

  • Karl Flinders

    Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly

    Karl Flindlers est journaliste pour Computer Weekly, la publication soeur du MagIT au Royaume-Uni. Il se concentre sur le secteur des services financiers et de l'outsourcing. Il est également en charge des déclinaisons électroniques de plusieurs magazines pour ComputerWeekly, dont CW Nouvelle Zélande, CW Asie, CW Nordics, CW Bénélux, CW Moyen-Orient et CW Europe.

  • Shannon Flynn

    ReHack Magazine

    Shannon Flynn is a contributor.

  • Susan Fogarty

    Senior Director

    Susan Fogarty is the senior director of content innovation and amplification.

  • Stephen Foskett

    Gestalt IT

    Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology.

  • Heidi Foster

  • Paddy Francis

    Paddy Francis is the CTO for Airbus CyberSecurity, responsible for coordinating and planning R&T and R&D, and also for developing the technology strategy for cyber security across the three centres in the UK, France and Germany.

  • Rebecca Froley

  • Colleen Frye

    Colleen has been a regular contributor to and as well as other TechTarget websites for some time now. Before this, she was an editor on Software Magazine and ESD Magazine before that. Frye has a breadth of experience writing about topics that range from SOA governance to infrastructure, from open source architecture tools to application integration.

  • Matt Fryer

    Brookson Legal

    Matt Fryer is a chartered tax advisor who specialises in tax planning and compliance issues.

  • Ramsés Gallego


    Ramsés Gallego is a past international vice-president for Isaca’s board of directors and has served for three years in Isaca’s CISM and CGEIT certification committees and also in the Guidance & Practices Committee.

  • Ter García

    Ter García is a journalist based in Madrid. Founder of the Spanish magazine El Salto, she specialises in human rights and company monitoring.

  • Paul Garel-Jones

  • James Garner

    James Garner is a freelance writer and also owner of the Godwick Great Barn and Hodwick Hall.

  • Rob Gear

    PA Consulting

    Rob is a professional futurist and leads PA Consulting Group’s Digital Innovation Lab

  • Becky Gelder

    Turnkey Consulting

    Becky Gelder has a range of expertise across the cyber risk management domain, including testing and developing security controls, application of international standards and regulations, access control best practices, and working closely with clients to ensure process and policy effectiveness.

  • Klaus Gheri


    Klaus Gheri is vice-president, network security and general manager for Barracuda’s network security business. Prior to the acquisition of Austria-based firewall company Phion AG by Barracuda Networks in late 2009, Gheri served as Phion’s CTO and co-founder, responsible for product and technology strategy and strategic business relationships.

  • Mike Gillespie

  • Martin Glassborow


  • Bryan Glick

    Editor in chief

    Bryan is editor in chief of Computer Weekly, responsible for managing and developing the team producing all Computer Weekly editorial content.

  • Carrie Goetz

    StrategITcom LLC

    Carrie Goetz is principal and CTO of StrategITcom, as well as a fractional CTO to several companies.

  • Michael Gold

    Michael Gold is an engineering consultant who helps private organisations and government agencies make intelligent technology decisions and assess future needs for communications.

  • Bill Goodwin

    Computer Weekly

    Bill Goodwin is Computer Weekly’s Investigations Editor. He is an award-winning journalist, who has written for national newspapers, magazines and has worked as a researcher on investigative television documentaries.

  • Bill Goodwin

    Computer Weekly

  • Bill Goodwin

    Computer Weekly

  • Mathieu Gorge


    Mathieu Gorge is the CEO and founder of VigiTrust, which provides consultancy services in the legal aspects of corporate security.

  • Cath Goulding


    Cath Goulding is CISO at Nominet and Board member of the Women’s Security Society

  • Ian Grant

  • Tommy Greene

    Tommy Greene is a freelance reporter. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, among other publications.

  • Michael Gregg

    Superior Solutions, Inc.

    Michael Gregg of The Solution Firm has extensive experience securing networks. You can confidentially ask him your corporate network security questions here.

  • Sudhanshu Gupta

    Sudhanshu has over 10 years of extensive networking experience and is CCIE and MCSE certified.

  • Eeva Haaramo

    Eeva Haaramo is a Finnish freelance journalist covering technology, startups and wellness for various publications in the UK and Finland. She writes about IT industry trends, entrepreneurs and innovation in the Nordic region, and has a passion for fitness tech.

  • Brian Hambling

    Brian Hambling is editor of “Software Testing: An ISTQB-BCS certified tester foundation guide – 4th edition”, published by BCS. He has experienced software development from the perspective of a project and a quality manager in a career spanning over 40 years.

  • Ernst-Jan Hamel

    Ernst-Jan Hamel is a Dutch freelance tech and media journalist. He is also a lecturer in journalism at the HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht.

  • Paul Hamerman

  • Jeffrey S Hammond

    Jeffrey helps CIOs and digital leaders succeed by working with them to improve their software delivery capability

  • Matt Hancock

    HM Government

    Matt Hancock, MP, is the secretary of state at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS).

  • Pratima Harigunani

    Apart from an exciting journey in enterprise IT, Pratima Harigunani has flexed her journalist muscles in other genres like green IT, crypto and tech in the realm of music and dance.

  • Guy Harrison

    Doew Jones Risk & Compliance

    Harrison is responsible for leading the strategic vision and growth plan for the Risk & Compliance business at Dow Jones

  • Kevin Hasley


    Kevin Hasley is CEO at global telecoms analyst RootMetrics. @kevinhasley

  • Andy Hayler

    Information Difference

    Andy is an established software industry authority, an independent strategy consultant advising corporations, venture capital firms and software companies.

  • Beverley Head

  • Michael Healey

    Turnkey Consulting

    Micheal Healey is a technical architect at integrated risk management company, Turnkey Consulting.

  • Simon Hepburn

    UK Cyber Security Council

    Simon Hepburn is the CEO of UK Cyber Security Council (UKCSC).

  • Shane Herath

    Eco-Friendly Web Alliance

    Shane Herath is the chair of the Eco-Friendly Web Alliance, which has set its sights on preventing a further 500,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide being generated in the next decade by helping website operators to cut emissions.

  • Dan Higgins


    Dan Higgins has been with EY for more than two decades, serving in a range of leadership roles. He has deep industry experience and client relationships in financial services, insurance and consumer products and retail.

  • Mark Hillary

  • Tijs Hofmans

    Tijs Hofmans is a Dutch freelance technology journalist who writes for several tech magazines and websites, and specialises in security and privacy

  • Paul Holland

    Information Security Forum

    Paul Holland is a principal research analyst with the Information Security Forum (ISF), the leading authority on cyber, information security and risk management. His work involves investigating, clarifying and sharing best practice with ISF member organisations.

  • Tim Holman


  • Maxine Holt


    Maxine leads Omdia’s security research, developing a comprehensive research programme in this area to support vendor, service provider and enterprise clients. Having worked with enterprises across multiple industries in the world of information security, Maxine has a strong understanding of the Office of the CISO, the security challenges faced and how organisations can look to overcome these challenges.

  • Richard Holway

    TechMarketView LLP

  • Brian Honan

    BH Consulting

    Brian Honan is recognised internationally as an expert on cyber security and is CEO of BH Consulting. He has acted as a special advisor to Europol’s Cybercrime Centre (EC3), is founder of Ireland’s first CERT, and sits on the advisory board for several innovative security companies. Brian is the author of several books and regularly contributes to various publications

  • Lindi Horton


    Lindi Horton is senior product manager at ServiceMesh and has more than 10 years of networking experience.

  • Fran Howarth

  • Jim Howson

  • Nick Huber

  • Richard Hunt

    Turnkey Consulting

  • Saj Huq


    Saj Huq leads cyber innovation at Plexal and is director of Lorca, the London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement.

  • Ellie Hurst

    Advent IM

    Ellie Hurst  is the head of  marketing communications and media at Advent IM and a presenter of many years’ standing, having joined the security industry in 2011.

  • The Secret IR Insider

    Check Point

    The Secret IR Insider works in incident response at cyber security services and solutions supplier Check Point.

  • Peter Ironside


    Peter Ironside is a director in KPMG’s technology strategy and change team.

  • Raihan Islam


    Raihan Islam is Principal Advisor and Startup Coach at defineXTEND Ltd t/a High-Velocity Startups, a startup accelerator helping entrepreneurs and directors achieve their most important milestones applying legal, management, and technology product expertise.

  • Spencer Izard

    Leading Edge Forum

    Spencer Izard is lead advisor and researcher at Leading Edge Forum

  • Gamil Jassin

    Gamil Jassin is a Journalism Masters degree student at City University of London.

  • Andrew Jerrard

    Coffin Mew

    Andrew Jerrard is a solicitor in the commercial team at law firm Coffin Mew, with experience in corporate, employment and dispute resolution departments

  • Kevin Ji


    Kevin Ji conducts the insightful solution to Gartner enterprise clients on digital business capability and cloud migration, including digital transformation best practice, business value demonstration, cloud solutions comparison, vendor selection, contract review and legacy system modernization.

  • Vladimir Jirasek

    Foresight Cyber

    Vladimir is the founder & CEO of Foresight Cyber, a specialised cyber security consultancy and services company focused on business resilience.

  • Andy Jones

    Information Security Forum (ISF)

    Andy Jones is a distinguished analyst for the Information Security Forum, where he is currently responsible for research topics associated with industrial controls systems, including the internet of things.

  • Paul Jordan is the European managing director for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) based in Brussels. He is responsible for implementing the strategic planning for Europe and leading the efforts in expanding IAPP's European presence.

  • John-Paul Kamath

  • Eugene Kaspersky


    Eugene Kaspersky is a world-renowned cyber security expert and successful entrepreneur. He is co-founder and CEO of Kaspersky, the world’s largest privately-held vendor of endpoint protection and cyber security solutions.

  • Eoin Keary

    Eoin Keary is a cyber security industry veteran with 20 years’ experience in software development and a former global vice chair of the OWASP foundation.

  • Lisa Kelly

  • Jordon Kelly


    Jordon Kelly is an information and cyber security research analyst working in the Information Security Forum's research team

  • Randy Kerns

    Evaluator Group

    Randy Kerns is a senior strategist and analyst at Evaluator Group.

  • Zeus Kerravala

    ZK Research

    Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research. Kerravala provides a mix of tactical and long-term strategic advice to constituents, including end-user IT and network managers; vendors of IT hardware, software and services; and the IT investment community. Prior to ZK Research, Kerravala was a senior vice president and distinguished research fellow with Yankee Group.

  • Andrew Kersley

    Andrew Kersley is a journalist specialising in investigations and features on politics, technology, media, culture, policy and the people who get caught in-between

  • Paul Kirvan

    Paul Kirvan is an independent consultant/IT auditor and technical writer/editor/educator. He has more than 25 years experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, security, enterprise risk management, telecomm/IT auditing.

  • James Kitching

    Coffin Mew

    James Kitching is a corporate solicitor at law firm Coffin Mew.

  • Sebastian Klovig Skelton

    Data & ethics editor

    Sebastian Klovig Skelton is data & ethics editor at Computer Weekly. He joined the site in October 2018 to cover tech startups. Prior to this, he studied history at Queen Mary University and completed an MA in investigative journalism at City University.

  • Sebastian Klovig Skelton

    Senior reporter

  • Tom Kranz

    Cyber Lab

    Tom Kranz is director of the Cyber Lab at 6point6, leading cyber security research and development for 6point6 and their clients.

  • Avanti Kumar

    Avanti Kumar has over 25 years of experience in strategy consulting, writing and project management in various sectors, which include ICT, media and public relations, airlines, energy, human capital and business planning.

  • Paul Kunert

  • Martin Kuppinger


  • David Lacey

    David Lacey is an IT security consultant and blogs for

  • John Lamb

  • Greg Lambert

  • Sophie Lamotte

    Sophie Lamotte is an independent journalist and researcher.

  • Nick Langley

  • Nicole Laskowski

    Senior News Director

    Nicole Laskowski is a senior news director for TechTarget.

  • George Lawton

    George Lawton is a journalist based in London with over 30 years of experience writing about computers, communications, knowledge management, business and health.

  • Yves Le Roux


    Yves Le Roux (CISSP, CISM) is co-chair of the (ISC)2 EMEA Advisory Council. He has co-authored three books on security, is a lecturer at ISEP (Paris Graduate Engineering School) and is a regular speaker at security conferences.

  • Jason S Lee

    Jason Lee has worked on healthcare issues for the US Congress, the Department of Health and Human Services, and a variety of for-profit and not-for-profit health organisations for almost 30 years. He is an accomplished author, speaker, and group facilitator. He currently directs The Open Group Healthcare Forum, a global membership organisation, which is developing a healthcare reference architecture standard.

  • Paul Lewis


    Paul Lewis is a cyber security veteran with over 22 years' experience in the sector.

  • Mark Lewis

    Mark Lewis is the former editorial events director at

  • Mark Lillie


  • Mike Lloyd


    Mike Lloyd is chief technology officer of RedSeal, and has 25 years of experience in the modelling and control of fast-moving and complex systems

  • Tony Lock

    Freeform Dynamics

    Tony Lock is an IT operations guru. As an ex-IT manager with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, his extensive vendor briefing agenda makes him one of the most well informed analysts in the industry.

  • Arti Loftus

    Arti Loftus is an experienced IT journalist and has a degree in Computing – Multimedia from the University of Hertfordshire. Aside from her contributions to Computer Weekly, Arti writes about numerous technology areas including, IoT, blockchain, and customer experience for a wide range of B2B tech publications.

  • Clive Longbottom

    Clive Longbottom is an independent commentator on the impact of technology on organizations. He has also been an ITC industry analyst for more than 20 years.

  • David Lorimer


    David is a director in the employment and pensions team. He assists employer clients to understand and negotiate difficult issues around data protection and privacy, particularly where those issues have an effect on the employment relationship. He also advises on industrial relations, TUPE, discrimination and whistleblowing matters across multiple sectors, including technology.

  • Piero Macri

    Journalist, writer and translator, he actually works as a freelance writer for a selected number of Italian magazines and online portals dedicated to the ICT sector.

  • Rob Mallaband


    Rob Mallaband has worked in the technology sector for over 40 years. He has successfully established, grown and sold technology businesses, and today heads Crimson, a Microsoft partner specialising in customer experience, data and process automation.

  • Angelica Mari

    Angelica Mari is a Brazil-based journalist and entrepreneur.

  • Angelica Mari

  • Angelica Mari

  • SA Mathieson

    SA Mathieson is a freelance analyst and journalist focused on healthcare, government and IT.

  • Simon McCalla


    Simon McCalla is the CTO for Nominet, which is responsible for managing over 12 million .UK domains.

  • David McClelland

    David McClelland is a lapsed IT professional turned technology journalist. He writes for print and online titles including The Metro, TechRadar, Computer Weekly and International Business Times UK, and is a resident consumer champion with BBC Rip Off Britain, a regular on ITV Good Morning Britain and BBC News Channel, and reports on cyber crime and online safety for BBC Watchdog.

  • Ade McCormack

    Auridian Consulting

    Ade McCormack is a former technologist who is focused on helping people, organisations and societies thrive in the digital age. With this in mind, he founded the Digital Readiness Institute. As well as writing, Ade is an adviser and public speaker. He has worked in circa 40 countries across the globe and written six digital age-themed books.

  • Shamus McGillicuddy

    Enterprise Management Associates

    Shamus is the vice president of research for the network management practice at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). He has more than nine years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a journalist covering the network infrastructure market.

  • Jessica McGreal


    After studying English Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London, Jessica McGreal trained as a journalist at the London School of Journalism and began a career in editorial.

  • Brian McKenna

    Senior Analyst, Business Applications

    Brian covers business applications as a senior analyst for Enterprise Strategy Group, which is a division of TechTarget. He was the business applications editor at Computer Weekly. He is also a former Editor of Computer Weekly magazine. He has a degree in History and English from the University of Glasgow and a doctorate in English Literature from the University of Oxford.

  • Dan McQuillan

    Dan has a PhD in Experimental Particle Physics and has worked in mental health, refugee support, human rights and the NHS. He is currently a Lecturer in Creative and Social Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London.

  • Katy Medlock

    Katy Medlock is UK general manager at refurbished devices online marketplace Back Market and joined the team after working for a slew of other technology companies, including car-sharing marketplace Getaround (previously Drivy) and real estate valuation software maker Forbury.

  • Raef Meeuwisse

    Raef Meeuwisse is an Isaca governance expert and director of Cyber Simplicity. He has recently finished an Isaca paper on the Governance of enterprise information technology for healthcare and is also known for his independent books, including Cybersecurity for beginners.

  • Bilal Mehdi

  • Sanjana  Mehta


    Sanjana Mehta is head of market strategy for Europe, Middle East and Africa at (ISC)2, responsible for building a strategic understanding of customer needs and market trends across the EMEA region.  

  • Craig Melson


    Craig Melson is associate director for climate, environment and sustainability at UK tech trade body, techUK, where he heads up the organisation's work on climate change, environmental, social and governance disclosures and due diligence, through to circular economy, business and human rights, conflict minerals and post-Brexit regulation.

  • Chris Merriman

    Chris Merriman is a freelance technology journalist and media commentator who is on a quest to demystify IT, making it easier to understand, and more relevant to the lives of the people who use it. Chris has worked across both consumer and business titles and is passionate about making the whole sector accessible to everyone. He is a home automation nerd who is never happier than when he gets two of his gadgets to talk to each other.

  • Laura Middag Alvarez

  • Chris Middleton

  • Rene Millman

    Rene Millman is a freelance writer and broadcaster who covers mobile technology, cloud and infrastructure.

  • Arif Mohamed

  • Glyn Moody

  • Simon Moores

  • Layla Moran

    Liberal Democrats

    First elected to represent the Oxford West and Abingdon constituency in 2017, Layla Moran is the Liberal Democrats Shadow Cabinet member for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

  • Connie More

  • Andrew Morris

    Turnkey Consulting

    Andrew Morris has nearly 20 years’ experience of delivering robust cyber solutions in regulated global environments.

  • Anne Morris

    Anne Morris is a freelance journalist, editor and translator. She has been working in the telecommunications sector since 1996, when she joined the London-based team of CommunicationsWeek International as copy editor.

  • Jim Mortleman

    Jim Mortleman is an experienced freelance technology writer, who has been covering IT and business issues for 20 years.

  • David Moschella

    Leading Edge Forum

    David Moschella is the research director for CSC’s Leading Edge Forum.

  • Danny Moules

  • Ed Moyle

    Drake Software

    Ed Moyle is systems and software security director at Drake Software

  • Ian Murphy

  • Bill Murray

    Leading Edge Forum

    Bill Murray, based in the UK, is a senior researcher and advisor for Leading Edge Forum.

  • Corey Nachreiner

    Watchguard Technologies

    Recognized as a thought leader in IT security, Nachreiner spearheads WatchGuard's technology vision and direction. Previously, he was the director of strategy and research at WatchGuard.

  • Sanil Nadkarni


    Sanil Nadkarni is an assistant manager, information security and BCP at Capita India Pvt., with 8 years of experience in infosec risk management.

  • Jade Nester


    Jade Nester is director of consumer policy at the GSMA.

  • Deshini Newman


    Deshini Newman leads the (ISC)² team across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) region.

  • David Nikel

    David Nikel is a journalist covering Nordics and helping Norwegian companies write better English

  • Martin Nikel

    Thomas Murray

    Martin Nikel heads Thomas Murray’s Cyber Risk Advisory eDiscovery and Litigation support practice. He joined from Kroll where, as a leader of the EMEA Litigation Support Team, he was responsible for the delivery of significant disclosure, investigation and regulatory response data exercises across the EMEA region.

  • Sara Nkwe Assarsson

    Sara Nkwe Assarsson is a Sweden-based freelance journalist and radio reporter with an interest in global development, health, innovation and social issues.

  • Tom Nolle

    Andover Intel

    Tom Nolle is founder and principal analyst at Andover Intel. He has experience as a programmer, software architect and product manager.

  • Fiona O'Cleirigh

  • Chi Onwurah


    Chi Onwurah is the Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central and is shadow digital minister

  • Josh Osman

    Computer Weekly

  • Melisa Osores

    Managing Editor para América Latina

    Melisa es una periodista y profesional de la comunicación, con más de 20 años de experiencia escribiendo y editando para medios especializados en tecnología en México y Perú.

  • Bernt Ostergaard


  • Nigel Owen

  • Joe O’Halloran

    Computer Weekly

    Joe O’Halloran is networking editor at Computer Weekly.

  • Mark O’Halloran

    Coffin Mew

    Mark O’Halloran is partner and head of commercial services at law firm Coffin Mew.

  • Andrew Pakes

    Prospect Union

    Andrew is Research Director at Prospect Union, where he leads on the union’s future of work programme.

  • Shailendra Parihar

    Turnkey Consulting

    Shailendra Parihar is an SAP cyber security and artificial intelligence (AI) expert at Turnkey Consulting.

  • Beth Pariseau

    Senior News Writer

    Beth Pariseau is a senior news writer for the Cloud/DevOps group at TechTarget.

  • Graeme Park

    Graeme Park is an IT security professional with over 10 years’ experience in IT delivery, information assurance and cyber security.

  • Chris Parker

  • Tessa Parmenter


    Tessa Parmenter is a former site editor for TechTarget websites and

  • Marc Parsons

    GlassHouse Technologies (UK)

  • Simon Persin

    Turnkey Consulting

  • Michael Pincher

  • Steve Pinder

    GlassHouse Technologies

  • Krzysztof Polak

    Krzysztof Polak - journalist and editor in Poland, Warsaw. First steps in professional journalism did in 1998. Since that time experienced successively dot-com bubble, enthusiasm of business applications deployment, search for IT efficiency in times of global financial crisis, development of cloud, mobility and big data revolution. Is still amazed at rapid development of ICT and its contribution to life of companies and people.

  • Karthik Poojary


    Karthik R is a quality assurance engineer at Amazon and has a diploma in B.Tech in Information Technology, from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal. Karthik can be contacted on [email protected].

  • Brien Posey

    Brien Posey is a 22-time Microsoft MVP and Commercial Astronaut Candidate. He has served as a lead network engineer for the U.S. Department of Defense and as a network administrator for some of the largest insurance companies in America.

  • Leonie Power


    Leonie Power is a privacy specialist who has provided strategic and practical advice on a full range of privacy and data protection issues affecting business operations for over 17 years.

  • Ejona Preci


    Ejona Preçi is a passionate cyber security expert with over 12 years of experience in the field. She is currently serving as a principal manager for cybersecurity risk at FREE NOW, a joint venture between BMW and Daimler Mobility.

  • Tena Prelec

    Tena Prelec is an author and a researcher working at the University of Sussex and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Ryan Priest

    Ryan is a sub-editor at Computer Weekly and writer for the Downtime blog.

  • Sander Priston

  • Stephen Pritchard

  • Dr David Pugh

    Digital Catapult

    Dr David Pugh is head of sustainability at Digital Catapult, and is a leader in the field of sustainable innovation.

  • Cate Pye

    PA Consulting

    Cate Pye is a partner in digital trust and cyber security and has a particular focus on cyber security transformation and helping clients’ businesses grow safely in today’s digital age.

  • Simon Quicke

    Microscope Editor

    Simon Quicke is the editor of MicroScope.

  • Barclay Rae

    Barclay Rae is CEO for ITSMF UK. He has worked for a number of ITSM organisations, and he delivers strategic ITSM consultancy, as well as media analyst services to the ITSM industry.

  • Mark Raeburn

    Accenture Security

    Mark leads the cyber defence team in UK and Ireland at Accenture Security.

  • Dave Raffo

    Dave Raffo is an independent IT analyst and journalist.

  • RV Raghu


    RV Raghu is a director of ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance.

  • Shantanu Rane


    Shantanu Rane conducts research in the fields of signal processing and applied cryptography at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC).

  • Steve Ranger

    Steve Ranger is an award-winning tech journalist and editor who covers technology, culture and business.

  • Gaétan Raoul


    Gaétan Raould couvre les rubriques middleware, plateformes Big Data, et est un spécialiste des sujets autour de l'IA et l'IoT.

  • Dan Raywood

    Dan Raywood is a journalist with more than 20 years experience of professional writing, including more than 12 years covering cyber security.

  • Valéry Rieß-Marchive

    Rédacteur en chef

  • John Riley

  • Daniel Robinson

  • Elliot Rose

    PA Consulting

    Elliot Rose leads PA Consulting’s digital trust and cyber security service.

  • Andrew Roughan


    Andrew is managing director of Plexal, a tech startup and scaleup hub located at the London 2012 Olympic Park

  • Amber Rudd

    UK government

    Amber Rudd is home secretary in Her Majesty's government

  • Paul Rummery

    SecureNet Consulting

    Paul Rummery is an enterprise IT consultant, specialising in cyber security, data management and business continuity

  • Narendra Sahoo

    Vista Infosec

    Narendra S Sahoo (CISA, CRISC, CISSP, ISO 27001 LA) is the director of Vista InfoSec.

  • Mark Samuels

    Mark Samuels is a business journalist specialising in CIO and IT leadership issues

  • Cliff Saran

    Managing Editor

    Cliff Saran is the managing editor (technology) on Computer Weekly magazine responsible for commissioning, writing and overseeing the magazine strategy concerning all matters relating to technology from up-and-coming research and development to systems management challenges and legacy support and maintenance.

  • Cliff Saran

    Managing Editor

  • Antony Savvas

    Antony Savvas is a features writer for Computer Weekly.

  • Shaheen Sayed


    Shaheen Sayed is Accenture’s senior managing director of health and public services in the UK and Ireland, and has been recognised as a top BAME global leader by the Financial Times and EMpower

  • Owen Sayers

    Secon Solutions

    Owen Sayers is an independent security architect and data protection specialist, working principally in law enforcement and other regulated sectors.

  • Martin Schwirn

    Computer Weekly

    Martin Schwirn is the author of “Small data, big disruptions: How to spot signals of change and manage uncertainty”.

  • Kirsty Scott

    The Scotland 5G Centre

    The Scotland 5G Centre

  • Alex Scroxton

    Security Editor

  • John Seddon

    John Seddon is the founder and managing director of consulting agency Vanguard, and an expert in management science. He has four visiting professorships and was the first winner of the Harvard Business Review Management Innovation award.

  • Clive Seddon

  • Sarb Sembhi

  • Yann Serra


    Yann Serra covers servers, networks and virtualisation for LeMagIT.

  • Nigel Shadbolt

    The Open Data Institute

    Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, is chairman and co-founder of the Open Data Institute

  • Sooraj Shah

    Sooraj is a freelance technology journalist who regularly speaks to IT decision makers about how they’re bringing their organisations forward using technology, with a particular focus on cloud, DevOps and IoT.

  • Praveen Shankar

    EY UK & Ireland

    Head of technology, media and telecommunications at EY UK & Ireland

  • Rob Shapland

    Falanx Cyber

    Rob Shapland is an ethical hacker specializing in cloud security, social engineering and delivering cybersecurity training to companies worldwide.

  • Russ Shaw is the founder of Tech London Advocates and Global Tech Advocates

  • Mike Sheward

    Mike Sheward worked with BCS in 2018 to publish his book ‘Hands-on Incident Response and Digital Forensics’, and has previously published tales of his work in the field in his 2017 book, ‘Digital Forensic Diaries’.

  • Tash Shifrin

  • Byron Shirley

    The Compliance Space

    An experienced IT and data protection professional, Byron co-founded The Compliance Space with his colleague Paul Saunders in 2019

  • Isla Sibanda

    Isla Sibanda is an ethical hacker and cyber security specialist based out of Pretoria, South Africa

  • Ben Sillitoe

    Ben Sillitoe is a freelance editor and journalist, with extensive experience covering the general retail and retail technology sectors.

  • Jagvinder Singh Kang

    Mills & Reeve

    Jagvinder Singh Kang is a market leading technology lawyer, as well as the International & UK Head of IT Law at leading law firm, Mills & Reeve

  • Martin Smith


    Martin Smith MBE FSyI, chairman and founder of the Security Awareness Special Interest Group (SASIG), was formerly senior director of corporate security for Kroll Associates, a commercial counter-intelligence and security organisation.

  • Joel Snyder

    Opus One

    Learn about Dr. Joel Snyder, an internationally recognized telecommunications and network security expert. Browse his archive of information security articles.

  • Merry Song

    Turnkey Consulting

    Merry Song is an analyst at risk management consultancy Turnkey Consulting

  • Jenny Stadigs

    Jenny is a Swedish journalist, specialising in IT. She has been a staff writer at publications such as Computer Sweden and Market, and is now freelancing for Computer Weekly, TechWorld, Internetworld, CIO Sweden and other outlets in Sweden and the English speaking world.

  • Matthew Staff

    Matthew Staff is a freelance journalist. He embarked on his freelance journey in September 2018 after eight years working for a couple of B2B publishing companies.

  • Computer Weekly Staff

  • TechTarget Storage Editorial Staff

  • Frank Stajano

    University of Cambridge

    Frank Stajano is professor of security and privacy at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of Trinity College and a member of the Digital Technology Group and the Security Group. He teaches undergraduate courses on algorithms and security.

  • Jason Stamper

    Freeform Dynamics

    Jason is extremely well-connected and respected within the CIO community. As a highly influential editor and journalist earlier in his career, he continuously tapped into the views and experiences of IT leaders in both large enterprises and SMEs.

  • Craig Stedman

    Industry Editor

    Craig Stedman produces in-depth packages of editorial content on analytics, data management and other technology areas. He also works on other editorial and research initiatives.

  • Marc Steen


    Marc Steen, PhD, works as a senior research scientist at TNO in the Netherlands. He is an expert in the practical ethics involved in the development and application of data, algorithms and AI. His book ‘Ethics for people who work in tech’ was published recently

  • Emma Stevens

    Coffin Mew

    Emma Stevens is an associate solicitor in the dispute resolution team at law firm Coffin Mew.

  • Nicky Stewart

    Nicky led the Cabinet Office government and industry commercial workstream for the G-Cloud procurement framework, before leaving government in 2011. She previously served as the director of public sector-focused cloud provider UKCloud.

  • Paul Stringfellow

    Gardner Systems

    Paul Stringfellow is technical director at Liverpool-based IT consultancy Gardner Systems. He is an industry enthusiast who tracks technology impacts on organisations of all types.

  • Aaron Tan


    Aaron is a seasoned media and information professional with over a decade of experience in journalism and information management at leading media companies and government organisations.

  • Ai Lei Tao

  • Bob Tarzey

    Bob Tarzey is a freelance analyst and writer.

  • Martin Taylor

  • Greg Temm

    Greg Temm is chief information risk officer for the Financial Services – Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC). Temm is responsible for the overall global intelligence and risk management program of FS-ISAC and serves as a trusted security advisor in sales, marketing and member engagement for the company around the globe.

  • Omer Tene


    Omer Tene is chief knowledge officer for the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He is an affiliate scholar at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society and a senior fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum.

  • Yva Thakurdas

  • Mike Thomas


    Mike Thomas is the managing director of Innopsis, the trade association of suppliers of digital infrastructure to the UK government and public sector.

  • Mark Thompson

    Exeter Business School and DIGITLab

    Mark Thompson is Professor in Digital Economy at Exeter Business School

  • Martin Thompson

    ITAM Review

    Martin enjoys spending time with his young family, fiddling with the Internet, drinking too much coffee and exploring the Wiltshire countryside on his motorbike.

  • Rebecca Thomson

    Computer Weekly

  • Ed Tittel

    Ed Tittel has worked for over 30 years as a software developer and development manager, a networking consultant, a trainer and course developer, and a technical evangelist for several companies.

  • Finbarr Toesland

    Finbarr Toesland is a London-based freelance journalist.

  • John Tolbert


  • Bill Tolson

    Tolson Communications

    Bill Tolson is a principal consultant at Tolson Communications and has more than 15 years experience in the storage industry including storage solutions like e-mail archiving, enterprise content management and information lifecycle management.

  • Gregory Touhill


    Gregory Touhill is a director of ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance, and a member of the organisation’s audit and risk committee.

  • Linda Tucci

    Industry Editor -- CIO/IT Strategy

    Linda Tucci, Industry editor -- CIO/IT strategy, focuses on developing strategic editorial and research initiatives for TechTarget.

  • Ed Tucker

    Human Firewall

    Ed Tucker is the co-founder of Human Firewall, an operationalised security awareness platform that enables a single employee to protect the whole organisation.

  • Jessica Twentyman

    Jessica Twentyman is a journalist with a 20-year track record as both a writer and editor on national newspapers and IT trade titles.

  • Shelia Upton

  • Alex Varley-Winter

    Alex Varley-Winter is a freelance investigative journalist in London, published in locals and nationals.

  • Tom Venables

    Turnkey Consulting

  • Archana Venkatraman

    Datacentre Editor

    Archana Venkatraman is the former Datacentre Editor for Computer Weekly.

  • Dale Vile

    Freeform Dynamics

    Dale is a co-founder of Freeform Dynamics, and runs the company. As part of this, he oversees the organisation’s industry coverage and research agenda, which tracks technology trends and developments, along with IT-related buying behaviour.

  • Paul Vincent


    Paul Vincent is research director for the application infrastructure and middleware team at Gartner

  • Philip Virgo

    Winsafe Ltd

    Director - Winsafe Ltd (Strategic Analysis and Risk Management)

  • Julia Vowler

  • James Walsh


    James is a partner in technology and outsourcing at Fieldfisher. He is an expert in all things technology, cyber and regulatory with experience spanning across telecoms, financial services and online businesses.

  • Gillan Ward

    ID Crowd

    Gillan Ward is part of the ID Crowd, a consultancy with practical experience of creating national and international identity schemes such as GOV.UK Verify and the eIDAS Regulation.

  • Simon Wardley

    Leading Edge Forum

    Simon Wardley is a researcher for the Leading Edge Forum, who specialises in the intersection of IT strategy and new technologies

  • Matt Warman

    Digital minister

    Matt Warman is MP for Boston and Skegness, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Digital and Broadband).

  • Hayley Watson

    Turnkey Consulting

    Hayley Watson is senior manager of integrated risk consulting at Turnkey Consulting. She has 14 years’ experience delivering secure solutions in regulated global environments, across multiple industries.

  • Michael Watson

    Shulmans LLP

    Michael is partner and head of property litigation at Shulmans LLP, a leading corporate law firm in Leeds

  • Paul Watts

    Information Security Forum

    Paul Watts joined the ISF in August 2021 as a distinguished analyst with the research team. He has worked in cyber security for over 16 years as a security executive and CISO in several industry sectors

  • Steven Weil

    Point B

    Steven Weil, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC is Information Security Director & Cybersecurity Principal Consultant for Point B.

  • Asaf Weisberg

    ISACA board of directors

    Asaf Weisberg, CSX-P, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CDPSE, CGEIT, director, ISACA board of directors, has an extensive career path of hands-on, managerial, and mentoring experience in cyber security and various other IT disciplines.

  • Petra Wenham

    Petra Wenham is a BCS volunteer, with long-standing information security and information assurance experience.

  • Fred Werner

    International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

    Fred Werner heads up the strategic engagement division at the standardisation bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations’ specialised agency for information and communications technologies (ICTs).

  • Bev White

    Nash Squared

    Bev is CEO of Nash Squared, a global technology recruitment, IT solutions and leadership services group with 36 offices across the US, Europe and Asia.

  • Mark Whitehorn

    University of Dundee

    Mark Whitehorn is the Emeritus Professor of Analytics at the University of Dundee. He specializes in the areas of analytics, business intelligence (BI) and data science (DS). He has a background in both the academic and commercial worlds.

  • Natalie Whittlesey

    Harvey Nash

    Natalie Whittlesey is the director of Harvey Nash’s CIO Practice and specialises in executive recruitment of technology C-suite posts in the UK and overseas.

  • Theodore Wiggins

    Airbus Protect

    Theodore Wiggins is Head of Cybersecurity Incident Response and Offensive Security for Airbus Protect GmbH

  • Phil Wilcox

  • Jenny Williams

    University of Gloucestershire

  • Piers Wilson


    As a director of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP), Piers Wilson is heavily involved in IISP research and communications activities. He is also head of product management for Huntsman Security, responsible for the strategic development of the company’s threat detection and security intelligence solutions.

  • Davey Winder

    Davey Winder is an award winning journalist who has been using, and writing about, emerging technologies for 20 years.

  • Stephen Withers

    Stephen Withers is one of Australia’s most experienced IT journalists, covering everything from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in management sciences and a PhD in industrial and business studies.

  • Peter Wood

    First Base Technologies LLP

    Peter Wood is chief executive officer of First Base Technologies LLP and a member of the ISACA London Chapter Security Advisory Group

  • Tom Wootton

    PA Consulting

    Tom is an operational resilience expert with more than nine years’ experience leading multiple national and international engagements across the public and private sector, working with senior-level executives and international stakeholders to help them prepare for, respond to and recover from major incidents

  • Tim Worstall

    Adam Smith Institute

    Tim Worstall has produced computer games, wholesaled rare metals and earths out of Russia, worked with an arms dealer and now runs a Central European programming house, writes and is a Senior Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute, finding that life is usefully less exciting that way.

  • Tim Wright

    Institute of Telecommunications Professionals

    Tim Wright is director of technology at the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP) and is the sourcing manager for its membership publication, The ITP Journal.

  • Jeremy Wright


    Jeremy Wright QC was appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 9 July 2018.

  • Owen Wright

    Accenture Security

    Owen is responsible for penetration testing and adversary simulation at Context, now part of Accenture Security

  • Jane Wright

  • Jason Yakencheck


    Jason Yakencheck is the past president of ISACA Greater Washington, DC Chapter

  • Edwin Yapp

    Edwin Yapp runs his own editorial consultancy and advises clients on a range of editorial and communications issues. He has worked as a freelance freelance journalist for several publications, and is now contributing to Computer Weekly and Digital News Asia.

  • Kenny Yeo

    Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific

    Based in Singapore, Kenny Yeo is a senior industry analyst for the internet of things (IoT) and connected industries at Frost & Sullivan, and has over 16 years of research, team management and business development experience.

  • Mike Yeomans

    Information Security Forum

    Mike Yeomans is a research analyst at the Information Security Forum (ISF) and is responsible for the development, improvement and support of tools and methodologies that enable thought-leading risk management in information security.

  • Mattie Yeta


    Mattie Yeta was appointed as chief sustainability officer at IT consultancy CGI in the UK in March 2022 and is responsible for working with members across the organisation to achieve common sustainability goals. She is also the former head of sustainability for Defra IT/UK government, and a PhD researcher specialising in corporate sustainability, green economics, and national recovery, she is also a tutor on the University of Oxford Climate Change Programme.

  • Adam Young


    Adam is programme manager for the environment at techUK, having joined in September 2021. Adam has a Masters in Climate Change: Science, Environment and Policy from King's College London, as well as a Batchelor's degree in Wildlife Conservation from the University of Kent.

  • Jan Youngren

    Jan Youngren is a cyber security and consumer protection specialist focused on conducting research and investigations that help consumers navigate the complexities, benefits and pitfalls of infosecurity.

  • Elisabetta Zaccaria

    Secure Chorus

    Elisabetta Zaccaria is a senior executive and entrepreneur with over a decade of international experience in the cyber security sector and chairman of Secure Chorus, with responsibility for the development and oversight of its strategic direction.

  • Mary-Jo de Leeuw


    As director of cyber security advocacy for (ISC)2 in Emea, Mary-Jo de Leeuw works to encourage corporations, governments, academic institutions and others to collaborate on strong cyber security policies, legislation and education.

  • Jacqueline de Rojas


    Jacqueline de Rojas is the president of TechUK and chair of the Digital Leaders board

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