Management Team

Chris Woods
Chris WoodsChief Executive Officer
An experienced leader and entrepreneur within the cybersecurity realm, previously managing elite and innovating cybersecurity teams at the European Space Agency, HP, Fujitsu and UK Government with over 25 years of pure cyber Security experience.
Tony Gibson
Tony GibsonExecutive Chairman
Tony graduated from Birmingham University with a Law degree and has developed a successful career in the legal world in mergers and acquisitions. He is currently serving as a partner and Group General Counsel at a large infrastructure investment company in Asia which was recently sold for $5 Billion.
Dr. Clive Stainton
Dr. Clive StaintonChief Technology Officer/Chief Operations Officer
Clive is a highly experienced and seasoned risk and resilience professional with over 25 years experience of Programme Management in multiple areas of risk. Clive was Managing Partner at Marionet Consulting which became part of CyberQ Group and where he has led work for international clients including HSBC, Barclays Group, Avaya, BAT, Diageo, Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Southampton University. Clive has an MA in Maths from Oxford University and PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Simulation. He is also a published song writer.
Steve Bailey
Steve BaileyChief Financial Officer
Steve is the successful founder of numerous international organisations in the Technology, Business services, Human Resources and Sustainability sectors. Steve is an FCCA and for 6 years was an elected member of the ACCA Global Council.
Neil Passingham
Neil PassinghamChief Information Security Officer
Neil is a highly-experienced technical and business consultant, solutions architect, client adviser and innovator with 32 years’ IT security experience. Neil is a former CLAS consultant and has worked on securing accreditation for major government​ ​clients​ ​while​ ​leading​ ​the​ ​government​ ​accreditation​ ​department​ ​at​ ​HP.
Vishvas Nayi
Vishvas NayiCyber Security Consultant
A recent first-class honours ethical hacking and cybersecurity graduate from Coventry University. Vishvas has previously worked as a digital forensics investigator for clients like the Met and NCA while also working within the R&D team. Vishvas has a keen interest in cybersecurity, intelligence and innovation.
Michael Earle
Michael EarleCyber Consultant
Michael is a cybersecurity enthusiast working on the cutting edge of cybersecurity development. Michael has a strong desire to help organisations improve their defences against an ever-changing security landscape.
Cindy Ramos
Cindy RamosGroup Executive Assistant
Cindy has experience of more than 10 years in the field of IT with the knowledge of different application programs, system analysis and technical support.

Non-Executive Directors

Michael Hughes
Michael HughesNon-Executive Director
Michael has over 30 years experience of delivering technology risk advisory services, 20 years of which with the Big 4 Firm, KPMG. Michael is now a partner with Haines Watts, leading the delivery of risk advisory services. Michael also plays a leading role with the international Governance, Risk, Compliance and Cyber Security professional association, ISACA.
Christopher Wiggin
Christopher WigginNon-Executive Director
Christopher has over 36 years dispute resolution experience, 24 of these were as a Senior Partner at the Birmingham office of one of the largest dispute resolution firms of solicitors in the UK. Resolving civil commercial disputes has been the very essence of Chris’s career. Having trained in 2001, Chris has also carved out a reputation as a highly respected Mediator.