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Secure Chorus expands senior team of advisors

SECURE CHORUS, 18TH MAY 2020

Secure Chorus announced the addition of Dr Alastair MacWillson, Tarquin Folliss OBE, and Glenn Musson to its senior team of advisors.

Alastair, Tarquin and Glenn will work closely with Stephen Brown, Director (Secure Chorus) and Elisabetta Zaccaria, Founder and Senior Advisor (Secure Chorus). Together, this team will continue their efforts in creating a safer digital space.

 

Alastair MacWillson, PhD EMBA – Senior Advisor

Dr. Alastair MacWillson was formerly Global Managing Director Technology, Security Practice, Accenture (2002-2013) and Global Managing Partner Technology & Risk, PwC (1991-2002). Prior to moving into consultancy, Alastair was in UK Foreign Service (1978-1991). His current appointments include Senior Advisor with the Chertoff Group, Washington DC., Chair of Chartered Institute of Information Security, and Chair of Qufaro at Bletchley Park. Over the past 25 years Alastair has led technology transformation and security projects for major organizations such as World Bank, SWIFT, DTC, LSE, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, NASA, QinetiQ, Shell, Exxon, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Ericsson, BT, Telstra and Vodafone, as well as intelligence, security and defense departments of the UK, US, European, Australian and Indian Governments. Alastair has also acted as an adviser to several governments on technology strategy critical infrastructure protection, cyber security and counter terrorism and has sat on related committees for the US and UK Governments, the European Commission and the United Nations, as well as being an advisor to In-Q-Tel. Alastair holds a B.Sc. in Physics (Lond), Postgraduate Diplomas in Computer Science and Digital Imaging, a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, a D.Phil. in Cryptographic Science, and an EMBA from IMD in Lausanne.

 

Tarquin Folliss, OBE MA – Senior Advisor

Tarquin Folliss is a former senior British official with more than 30 years in government service in the field of national security. Tarquin left government service in 2013 and has since held a number of appointments with commercial companies involved in cyber. Tarquin has wide operational intelligence experience, especially in fusion, collaboration and delivering effects. He retains a keen interest in human nature and how that impacts on technology. His current appointments include Chief Assurance Officer for ADG and Vice Chairman of Reliance ACNC. He is also founding partner of Othrys Ltd. Tarquin holds a MA in History from Trinity College, Dublin and served in the British Army from 1981-1986.

 

Glenn Musson, BSc FCA – Financial Controller

Glenn Musson is a financial professional with more than 30 years’ experience in his field. He trained with KPMG and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and has worked as a finance professional in numerous institutions including Raytheon, Veolia and Emerson as well as in smaller, non-household names. He has experience with manufacturing, engineering and distribution companies and during his working life, has dealt with all aspects of the financial life. Glenn holds a BSc Hons in Mathematics from Southampton University.

 

About Secure Chorus Ltd

Secure Chorus is a not-for-profit membership organisation serving as a platform for multi-stakeholder cooperation, for the development of forward-looking strategies, common technology standards and tangible capabilities in the field of information security.

For more information visit www.securechorus.org and follow the company on LinkedIn and Twitter.

 

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