- Templar Executives
As CEO of Templar Executives, Fitz has led a number of interventions to support FTSE 100 companies and with his Templar Executives Team, designed cyber security transformation programmes to address shortfalls in ‘holistic cyber security maturity’ through addressing holistic security issues: people, culture, processes and Information Communications Technology. He has also established a Cyber Academy whose courses are accredited by GCHQ, IISP and BCS.
Andrew’s background includes 18 years in the military specialising in air command and control. He has been closely involved in and authored key publications and policies including: The Data Handling Review 2008; The IA Diagnostic Methodology; the Ministry of Defence Information Assurance Strategy; and the national Information Assurance/Cyber Security strategy. He established the Senior Cyber Risk and Assurance Board now known as the Information Risk Assurance Board, and continues to work extensively with seniors in the Cabinet Office, GCHQ, and a wide-range of other Government Departments as well as the private sector, providing assurance, advisory and training capability.
With an established reputation as a thought leader in the area of Cyber Security and Information Assurance, Andrew is a ‘Visiting Professor’ at Oxford University teaching on the PhD Cyber Security course, is often invited to speak at industry conferences and has had articles regularly published. Templar Executives was recently awarded ‘Cyber Security Firm of the Year 2015’ by European CEO Magazine.