@ CEO, Templar Executives Ltd.
Andrew is CEO of Templar Executives, an international, award winning Cyber Security advisory company; he leads an expert management team delivering world-class consultancy services and solutions. Andrew specialises in government and commercial sector board-level engagements and transformational change programmes to enhance business performance.
A thought leader and accomplished speaker and author, Andrew is regularly invited to contribute and speak on Cyber Security, Information Assurance and Governance topics, and has featured widely in the UK and international media. He is a Visiting Professor at Oxford University and an Expert Advisor to the Global Cyber Capacity Building Centre based at the Oxford Martin School at Oxford University. He is also advising on the FCDO Commonwealth Cyber Security Programme as a mentor to Ministers and works closely with the Department for International Trade (DIT).
Andrew’s background includes 18 years in the military specialising in air command and control. He has worked in the Cabinet Office where he set up and ran the Office of the Government Senior Information Risk Owner (OGSIRO). Andrew has also been closely involved in authoring key publications and policies including: The Data Handling Review; The IA Diagnostic Methodology; the Ministry of Defence Information Assurance Strategy; and the UK’s National Information Assurance/Cyber Security strategies.