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This list showcases the top London based CFO’ operating in the Cyber Security space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Financial Officer of Tessian
Sabrina joined Tessian (then CheckRecipient) in 2016 to run all operational and finance functions, including Finance, Legal, People, Talent, IT, Facilities & Information Security. An Imperial College alumnus holding a masters in Chemistry with a focus on physical and analytical chemistry. Sabrina’s professional background began in pensions actuarial and the institutional investment space, before joining Tessian. Sabrina’s personal focus is on creating systems and processes that work smarter and work pragmatically with the reality of hard-working individuals in a fast-paced environment.
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About Tessian: Tessian creates a Human Layer Security that helps people work without security disruptions getting in the way.
CFO of Callsign
As CFO at Callsign, Patrick is in charge of the Callsign’s financial strategy, financial operations, and financial and management reporting. Previously, Patrick built and led KPMG’s practice for fast growing technology businesses and innovative startups. He was a member of KPMG’s global Steering Committee for Innovative Startups and a member of KPMG’s TMT leadership team in the UK. Prior to this, Patrick has worked in multiple audit and finance roles in Germany, Japan and France with businesses across industries with a focus on Media, Telecommunications, and Technology companies.
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About Callsign: Delivering digital trust through simple secure customer interactions
Chief Financial Officer of Arqit Limited
Nick Pointon is the Chief Financial Officer at Arqit.
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About Arqit Limited: Arqit develops a quantum encryption platform.
Chief Financial Officer of Qredo
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About Qredo, Qredo: Qredo is a platform that provides secure and fast movement of digital assets.
CFO of Claranet
Nigel Fairhurst has a vast range of experience working as commercial Finance Director for a wide variety of organisations, ranging from partnerships to PLCs. He has over ten years of European experience, working in Paris for 3 years for M&S and as European Financial Director for Donaldsons and DTZ. His experience also includes roles at PwC – Coopers & Lybrand in Audit and Systems – where he qualified as a chartered accountant; and the William Reed Group as Finance Director of the main publishing company, and then as Group IT Director. With his background and experience, Nigel has a solid understanding of IT and systems as well as the issues of operating, controlling and reporting across a range of countries. He has proved a catalyst for change management within the finance arena, and has worked with different senior management teams on successfully moving businesses forward. Nigel joined Claranet in April 2010.
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About Claranet: Claranet is an expert in modernising and running critical applications and infrastructure.
CFO of SafeToNet
Ted Hailey adds up and takes away. He is in finance. In 1990 he joined Fibernet as CFO and grew the company into a FTSE 250 listed telecoms company operating in 4 countries. Responsible for the IPO of Fibernet on AIM in 1996 and then the main listing in 1998. He is also quite old and quite grey.
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About SafeToNet: SafeToNet makes the digital world safer for children to explore and enjoy.
Chief Financial Officer of Egress Software
Malcolm joined Egress in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer, and works widely across the business to support delivery of the company’s impressive growth and international expansion.
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About Egress Software: Egress is a software company that specializes in human layer security designed to prevent accidental and intentional data breaches.
CFO of Skurio
Ben Walmsley serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Skurio.
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About Skurio: Skurio is a cybersecurity company that gives every organization the ability to reveal their spectrum of digital risk.
Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director, UK of WMC Global
David Wadsworth oversees the WMC Global Group’s strategic financial direction as he plans, manages, and reports on group finances. His more than 40 years in financial management ensure the success of the group’s entrepreneurial endeavors. David brings extensive management and business development experience as a chartered accountant, having specialized in mobile technology, marketing and media, and property companies. His expertise in managing and resourcing business development for venture capital and investment finance groups enables him to evaluate markets and identify financial and business opportunities for the WMC Global Group—supporting its continued growth. In his role as managing director, David leads his team in opening new opportunities in the United Kingdom, as well as pursuing new opportunities and markets in Europe, and manages the effective delivery of products and solutions to clients. David earned his MA in History at the University of Oxford.
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About WMC Global: Worldwide Brand and Customer Protection At Scale