Mike Fell OBE

Mike has spent 15 years in range of security roles for the UK Government and is currently Director of National Cyber Operations for NHS England. He is responsible for the security of NHS England’s data and systems, as well as leading work to enable the resilience of the whole Health & Social Care System in defending and responding to cyber-attacks.

Prior to this Mike spent six years as the Head of Cyber Security Operations and latterly as Deputy Chief Security Officer for HMRC. He’s filled his CV with roles in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in Afghanistan, in National Security and in helping to secure the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. He is proud to be a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Information Security.

Mike is passionate about helping people protect themselves from cyber threats, regularly talking about the topic including on national TV and Radio. His teams have won Digital Leaders, Government Security and IT Industry Awards for their innovative work keeping the UK public safe. His work isn’t limited to the UK, providing voluntary help to build capacity and capability in a range of overseas organisations.

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