Secure Chorus announces formation of Strategy Committee and the appointment of Chair, Mr Ed Gillett from BAE Systems


Secure Chorus has announced the formation of its Strategy Committee. The not-for-profit membership organisation has further stated that Ed Gillett of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, a partner member of Secure Chorus, will chair the committee.

The Strategy Committee has been established to assist the board of directors in framing Secure Chorus’ medium- and long-term vision, based on public-private co-operation, for the development of strategies, common technology standards and tangible capabilities in the field of information security for a safer global economy.

The Strategy Committee will meet monthly and will be composed of Secure Chorus’ Government, Partner and Associate Members. These currently include:

  • Ed Gillett, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence and Chair of the Strategy Committee
  • The National Cyber Security Centre
  • Elisabetta Zaccaria, Chairman of the board of directors Secure Chorus
  • Roderick Hodgson, director of the board Secure Chorus
  • Gerry McQuaid, Vodafone
  • Mark Baggs, Telefonica
  • Jon Turner, Leonardo
  • Dr Kit Kilgour, Sepura
  • Anthony Waller, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • David Holman, Armour Communications
  • Johan Wagne, Cryptify
  • Dr Nithin Thomas, SQR Systems
  • Mike Brown, ISARA Corporation
  • John Atherton, Surevine
  • Paul Manister, Secoti
  • Vijay Amin, Glaxkey
  • Michael Vardi, Valerann
  • Christian Hughes, Disruptum
  • David Harker, Harker Labs
  • John Smith, Serbus
  • Stuart McKean, Nine23

Elisabetta Zaccaria, Chairman of Secure Chorus, said:

“We are delighted to have Ed Gillett as chair of the Strategy Committee. We are confident that, under Ed’s leadership, the Strategy Committee will support our ambitious aim to serve as a platform for multi-stakeholder co-operation, that will ultimately make our global digital environment safer.”

Ed Gillett, Chair of Strategy Committee, said:

“This newly established committee will allow Secure Chorus to develop its medium to long-term strategy by tapping into the combined technical excellence of its members, who continue to be world leaders in information security around the globe.”

About Secure Chorus

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.

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For further information please contact:

Secure Chorus Ltd                   via PRPR
Elisabetta Zaccaria, Chairman
Roderick Hodgson, Director

Peter Rennison
Phone number:  +44 (0) 7831 208109


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