Chief Executive Officer
Alistair has over 20 years experience in developing and commercializing Cyber Security products and services with brands including Fujitsu, Hitachi, Cognizant, Experian, BT, DX Services, Dimension Data, Symantec, Entrust, and Trend Micro, in the UK, EMEA, North America and Asia-Pacific.
Alistair holds high-touch relationships across many sectors and geographies and his key strengths lie in a deep understanding of how Identity and Trust underpin Digital Transformation. He has personally led the build of 2x Security Operations Centres during his career and several Managed Security Services.
Alistair has consistently delivered high growth in both Start-ups and Large Enterprise organisations and has been cited by Gartner as achieving record growth in Dimension Data’s UK business.
Chief Operating Officer
Following a degree in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of St Andrews, Steve’s business career began in drinks marketing, where he held senior roles with Diageo including UK Head of Brands Publicity, and Scottish & Newcastle where he was Marketing Controller for their £1billion+ ales portfolio.
More recently, he has a track record as a pioneering entrepreneur in the fields of online video and video-based security, and as a business consultant in the automotive, drinks, and e-commerce sectors, before entering the Information Security sector in 2013, specialising in identity and brand protection, and cyber risk management.
Mike has over 30 years of experience in the insurance and risk management industry having been a Managing Director at Marsh and previously Aon. His sector areas of expertise include transport, food and beverage, construction, retail through the understanding and management of risk and insurance advice.
Mike’s current business interests include social housing, construction, flood resilience, recruitment, employment law, electronic gaming, film production, security, investment management, farming and equine.
Mike is, or has been involved with, the following organisations: CBI Scotland Council, Young Presidents Organisation (past Scottish Chair), The Prince’s Trust Scotland Council, Entrepreneurial Scotland, Hyndshillend Farm Ltd, Quality Assurance Audit -Scotland, Law at Work International, Scottish North American Business Council, The Crerar Hotels Trust and The Edinburgh Merchant Company.
He has enabled a lot of the organisations he supports to flourish. Using his professional skills and personal commitment, he engages others and promotes and demonstrates collaborative working.
He is Chair of BITC Scotland and a director/trustee of BITC as well as chair of the BERG group – leading BERG’s work in Scotland in collaboration with Business in the Community Scotland. He was The Prince’s Ambassador for Responsible Business in Scotland from June 2015 until 2017. Mike also links to the other ambassadors around the UK to support BERG as needed and is supporting the review of Rural with BITC and The Prince’s Countryside Fund.