Lee Whatford is a seasoned leader in information security and risk management. With over 25 year’s experience in a variety of roles across the industry, from start-up to large vendors, consultancies and managed service providers, Lee is now CISO for a leading global brand. He is also a Founding Partner of the South East Cyber Resilience Centre helping small businesses, a strategic advisor to EC-Council and a member of Evanta’s CISO Community Governing Body. Lee enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience being a regular speaker at a variety of industry events and retains a strong interest in the start-up community acting as a strategic advisor to several start up and growth phase companies. Outside of his infosec commitments Lee enjoys the great outdoors, photography and (when allowed) travelling.