Andy Cobbett (FCIIS)

Director, CIISec


Andy is an experienced Chief Information Security Officer, with over 20 years of managing cyber risk within the Oil & Gas sector and Financial sectors. He is experienced at holding strategic responsibility for cyber security and privacy, as well as leading large complex security transformations across complex organisations. 

Andy has been a director of CIISEC since 2009 and is a keen advocate of the professionalisation of the UK’s Information and Cyber Security industry.  During his tenure he has held a number of roles within the Institute, including: Chair of the Corporate Representatives Committee; member of the Accreditation Committee; founder and chair of the Chartered Institute’s Social Mobility Network; and representative on the steering board that created the first four National Cyber Apprenticeship Schemes. 


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