Speakers at ISW 2019

We are pleased to present the following speakers at ISW 2019 in London.

This page is updated regularly, so please check back for the latest additions to the agenda.

Keynote & plenary sessions


Juliet Morris, MC

Juliet is a journalist and broadcaster whose credits include BBC Breakfast and BBC News for whom she presented numerous documentaries and current affairs programmes, building a solid reputation as interviewer and investigator tackling projects of complexity and gravitas. She was a regular contributor to Countryfile and also presented all three series of the acclaimed House Detective. Further afield, she presented both series of Unchartered Territory for BBC2 where she travelled worldwide in search of holiday homes off the beaten track. She was also the quiz mistress on National Geographic Channel's extremely successful Mastermind style quiz, Nat Geo Genius. In the corporate market she has built on this reputation, bringing warmth and depth to her delivery, whether chairing a serious conference, or hosting an awards evening.


Leo Johnson, Broadcaster and Head of Disruption Practice, PwC

Leo Johnson is head of PwC’s disruption practice, and co-presents Radio 4’s flagship series FutureProofing which explores the big ideas and innovations reshaping business and society. He examines the cutting edge in exponential technology, probing game changers both short term and long, from autonomous transport and payment by data to radical life extension, quantum computing, and the RFID-chipped workforce. After Oxford and INSEAD, Leo joined the World Bank as a Resource Economist before co-founding the boutique advisory firm Sustainable Finance, since acquired by PwC Group. He is a Visiting Business Fellow at Oxford University’s Smith School of Enterprise & the Environment, a judge on the Financial Times’ Boldness in Business awards, and a regular presenter for BBC World.


Daniel Eitler, Head of Cyber Security, BMW Group

Daniel Eitler joined BMW in 2014 and held a number of positions focusing on information technology strategy, innovation, restructuring and organisation before being appointed head of cyber security at BMW Group in 2018. His focus in this role is on security management, digital identities and cyber defence. Prior to joining BMW, Daniel was a management consultant at Accenture and Oliver Wyman, having studied computer science at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, and for an MBA at the Mannheim Business School/New York Stern School of Business. Daniel, who was born and raised in the Allgäu region of southern Germany, is a triathlete and the father of twins.


Mihoko Matsubara, Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, NTT Corporation

Mihoko Matsubara is Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, NTT Corporation, Tokyo, and is responsible for cybersecurity thought leadership. She worked at the Japanese Ministry of Defense before her MA at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC on Fulbright. Mihoko is a prolific writer and has published articles from the Council on Foreign Relations, New America, the RUSI Journal, etc. She has spoken at various engagements internationally such as RSA Conference 2018 and 2019 in San Francisco, the EU Cyber Forum 2019 in Brussels, and CyCon 2015 and 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia. She is Adjunct Fellow at the Pacific Forum, Honolulu, and Associate Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, London.

Specialist workshop tracks


Adrian Louth, Enhanced Technology UKI, Fortinet

Adrian has been in cybersecurity for the best part of 20 years helping some of the largest organisation in the world secure their critical assets and infrastructure from all manner of cyberattacks. Having worked with leading cybersecurity vendors and also running his own cybersecurity consultancy Adrian has wide knowledge of the cyber threats organisations face and the prioritisation challenges that dealing with them presents. He now works with Fortinet helping businesses to become more secure and better able to deal with breaches when they occur. Currently focused on APTs, Nation State Actors, advanced malware including ransomware and how to improve cyber situational awareness.


Azeem Aleem, VP Consulting, NTT

Azeem has over 15 years of practitioner experience in cyber defence technologies, security operations, counter threat intelligence, data analytics and behavioural classification of cyber criminals. He has been at the forefront of architecting cyber resilience capability against advanced persistent threats (APTs) for major organisations across Europe, the US, Asia and the Middle East. Azeem has worked extensively with national and international law enforcement agencies around intelligence training, detection and investigation of cybercrime. A published author and academic criminologist, Azeem has made frequent appearances on television and radio as an expert on cyber threats.


Tim Ennis, Senior OT Consultant, NTT

Tim is a Senior Operational Technology Consultant for NTT security, responsible for performing professional services engagement for Operational Technology, including performing assessments, producing reports, and supporting SOC design and delivery. He has been working in the field of Industrial Control Systems and Operational Technology since 2008. Previously specialising in instrumentation and control (I&C) systems and safety instrumented systems (SIS) in the civil nuclear sector, he has since developed his OT security skills and knowledge to compliment his engineering background. Prior to NTT Security, Tim was a Lead Control and Protection Engineer in the civil nuclear sector, responsible for specification, design oversight and acceptance of high integrity systems through development, testing and commissioning in multimillion-pound projects. Additionally, he has chaired civil nuclear sector information exchanges, represented utilities on HMG sponsored cyber defence exercises, and collaborated with nuclear utilities in the UK, US and Japan.


David Gray, Senior Manager & Practice Lead, NTT

David leads NTT Security’s Incident Response (IR) capability for EMEA and the UK’s Operational Technology (OT) consulting team. David has built a deep, practical knowledge of how to effectively plan and deploy Cyber Security Solutions and for OT environments for a number of different industry verticals. David led the malware analysis team for the MOD’s Defence Computer Incident Response Team and spent two decades in the Royal Air Force working on the UK’s secure communications network. In addition to CISSP, he holds certifications from SANS including GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst, GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst and GIAC Reverse Engineer Malware.


Matt Schofield, Principal Solutions Architect, NTT

Matt is responsible for security guidance, solution design and technical account management for some of NTT Group’s largest clients. He has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, almost exclusively aligned to security in a pre-sales and solution design role with specialisms in application security, encryption and security architecture. After a 25-year absence from his professional life, Matt is currently enjoying the renaissance of his degree subject of Cognitive Science.

Thomas McVey

Thomas McVey, Enterprise Sales Engineer, LogRhythm

Thomas McVey is an Enterprise Sales Engineer at LogRhythm, where he works to achieve his customers' technical requirements and architects LogRhythm deployments for organizations within the Critical National Infrastructure industry. With a background in user and entity behaviour analytics and insider threat, Thomas provides expert cybersecurity advice and strategic guidance to his clients. Currently he is the subject matter expert on operational technology, the internet of things and the industrial internet of things. In his spare time Thomas likes to play music in a rock band and watch Formula 1 cars go around a track very quickly.

John Golden

Account Director CNI, LogRhythm

John leads LogRhythm’s focus into CNI industrial sectors including Utilities, Energy, Transport and majors on helping organisations comply with the NISD and secure their IT and OT environments. John has been involved in IT, Security and OT since 2000.


Rory Duncan, Security Practice Lead, NTT

Rory has over 20 years’ experience within the IT security industry. He joined Dimension Data in 2006, bringing with him in-depth knowledge and expertise in protecting clients and their businesses. As the leader of the UK security business, he is involved in developing innovative solutions for a range of multinational and global clients across all industries. Rory is currently working with Dimension Data’s global financial services clients, helping them evolve their cybersecurity posture and move to predictive cybersecurity models to protect them in a rapidly changing landscape. In his spare time he enjoys skiing with his wife and two daughters.