Andy Wall

Andy is a Cyber, Information Security and Assurance Leader with over 25 years of experience within global and national commercial organisations and the UK Government providing business-focused security advice and management.

In his current role as the Chief Security Officer at the Office for National Statistics, he is developing new approaches to secure the operations of leading-edge, big data analytics that support the organisational mission of statistics production on a range of key economic, social and demographic topics that are for the benefit of society and the economy generally.

His previous roles have been as Head of Cyber Security at Atkins supporting Government clients within the intelligence and military sectors and critical national infrastructure organisations including nuclear, water and transportation; and with Capgemini as Security Accreditation Manager, leading outsourced security risk services for a major Government department.

For ten years before that, he was an independent security consultant undertaking security roles for a wide range of national organisations.

Andy has been around the security block a few times. He has a host of security qualifications in risk, architecture and audit. He is a commentator on cyber security issues and a regular speaker at conferences.

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