Watershed, Bristol             Tuesday 11th October
Watershed, Bristol
Tuesday 11th October

We believe Cyber conferences should be fun and engaging – and open to all regardless of experience. At Bristol & Bath Cyber Conference we explore the industry through fun social engineering & gamification activities, encouraging everyone to participate through interactive events and real-world challenges.


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Adrian Taylor


Cyber Start-ups CXO & Mentor

An experienced Cyber Security leader who builds diverse & inclusive security teams, helping them deliver outcomes by clarifying their vision, unlocking innovation and breaking down silos.

Andi Hudson


European Cyber Centre of Excellence Lead

Andi is an outgoing, highly motivated and keen blue-sky thinker and strategist. He continually looking at how new technologies will help to protect tomorrow's problems and to understand what will be the next security headache.

Andrew Woods


Digitalisation & Innovation Strategy Lead

Andrew Woods is a customer focused, action orientated Systems Engineer who enjoys working on complex systems integration projects.

Andy Seaborne


Lead Data Systems Engineer

Andy works in the area of storage and query of RDF data. He has been a specification editor in the SPARQL standardization process at W3C for both the original SPARQL 1.0 and SPARQL 1.1 query recommendations.

Awais Rashid

University of Bristol

Professor of Cyber Security

Awais Rashid is Professor of Cyber Security at University of Bristol where he heads the Cyber Security Group. He is editor-in-chief and principal investigator for CyBOK. His research interests are in security of cyber-physical systems, software security and human factors.

Briony Phillips



Briony's commitment to economic development and the entrepreneurial ecosystem doesn’t end with The Investment Activator Programme or Rocketmakers, in 2021 she released an open dataset to raise awareness of Tech for Good businesses and hosts events and projects with the region’s growth at their heart.

Charles White

The Cyber Scheme

Managing Director

Charles White is the founding Director of The Cyber Scheme, established and contracted to NCSC in 2013 as an alternative examinations scheme. He formerly worked within the telecoms market specifically in voice and data integration at Future Telecom, a company he listed on the London...

Clare Elford



Clare is the CEO of Clue. Clue is a cloud-based investigation case management and intelligence SaaS platform used by police, governments, and the private and not-for-profit sectors around the world to help counter serious and organised crime, corruption, safeguarding, environmental, financial, corporate, and global threats.

Darcy Delich-Coull


IT Security & Compliance Manager

A trained IP lawyer originally from Texas, Darcy has extensive experience and a driving passion for all things Online Brand Protection, whether that be IP incidents on social media and the wider web for well-known global brands to full-on financial fraud prevention/detection.

Darren Prehaye

Digital Catapult

Senior Solutions Architect

A Senior Solutions Architect and Certified TOGAF 9 Practitioner with over 20 years commercial experience ranging across multiple technologies and specialising in Cloud and Automation within large corporations.

David Rogers MBE

Copper Horse

CEO and Founder

David is a mobile phone and IoT security specialist. His company is currently focusing on product security for the Internet of Things as well as future automotive cyber security. David was awarded an MBE for services to Cyber Security in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019.

Jenny Seaborne


Senior Software Engineer

Jenny is a Senior Software Engineer at Riskaware, as well as a founding member and chapter administrator for the Ladies of Cheltenham Hacking Society which runs technical security meet ups and provides support and networking for women in cyber security in the local area.

Max Vetter

Immersive Labs

VP of Content / Chief Cyber Officer

Max has over 15 years experience in the cyber industry, and studied astrophysics at university before moving into a role in the Met police. It was here that he also started exploring open source intelligence which led to the Dark Web.

Nic Miller

Aedile Consulting

Virtual CISO

With over 15 years experience in cyber security, Nic attempts to be the voice of reason in a loud and confusing field. Beginning in the UK Government investigating threats to national security, he moved to the private sector to work within small financial services firms.

Richard Holmes


Senior Vice President Consulting Delivery, Lead for UK Cyber

Richard leads cyber security services for CGI in the UK. The group provides a balanced portfolio of services across a broad range of sectors, including Defence, Government, Energy and Utilities, and Financial Services.

Sebastian Turano

Digital Catapult

Innovation Coordinator

Sebastian leads on the engagement for the Digital Security by Design Technology Access Programme and is one of the cohort managers for the programme.

Shane Mallia


Security consultant & Co-Founder

Shane is a true thought leader in understanding and translating the complexity of cyber security. His ability to forward design strategic technologies that defend organisations and help reduce complexity in the security stack is an ability that is much needed in the industry.

Simon Shiu

HP Labs

Director of Security Research

Simon has been with HP Labs for over 20 years, leading a number of research teams and published several academic and professional articles on topics spanning secure hardware, trusted infrastructure, cloud computing, audit, governance, and the economics of information security.

Tim Ward


CEO & Co-founder

Tim is CEO and Co-Founder of Think Cyber Security Ltd. ThinkCyber offer the next generation in Security Awareness. Their Redflags™ software product applies behavioural and learning science theory, in a highly innovative approach to deliver context-sensitive just-in-time guidance.

Why you should attend Bristol & Bath Cyber Conference

  • Experience a full day of analysis, speakers, presentations, and workshops that explore the current state and future of the cyber security industry.


  • Hear from leading professionals, practitioners, and academics to explore the issues and challenges, and to celebrate the innovation and enterprise of the Cyber community in the region.


  • It is an opportunity to make new connections, join the discussion and learn about the current challenges, new solutions and the future of Cyber.

Watershed, Bristol

Watershed is a cultural cinema and digital creativity centre in Bristol, championing engagement, imagination and ingenuity, working locally, nationally and globally, Watershed produces work that cuts across film, music, theatre, design, visual art, and the creative and technology sectors.

Part of Bristol Technology Festival

At Bristol Tech Festival we explore the industry through a series of fun social events, encouraging everyone to participate through interactive seminars, workshops and activity spread across the city.