Defence and Security Board

The Defence & Security Board is our most senior industry grouping in the defence and security sectors. It is comprised of high level representatives from strategically important companies active in the UK's national security markets and policy areas. Its focus is addressing the strategic-level concerns that impact the defence and security IT sector. Each of the defence and security councils and groups feed into the work of the Defence & Security Board.

Recent briefings to the Board have been delivered by:

  • Defence Growth Partnership
  • Home Office Security Engagement Team
  • MOD Permanent Secretary

Membership is by invitation only.


Tim Gibson

Defence & Security Board Chair

Fujitsu, Vice President, Defence & National Security

Neil Timms

Defence & Security Board Vice-Chair

CGI IT UK Ltd, Vice President Defence UK

Alan Buckland

Atkins, Market Director, ADS&T

Alan Jenkinson

IBM Analytics (Europe), Associate Partner

Andrew Radley

Leidos Innovations UK, Buisness Development Director - Defence & Intelligence

Andrew Rogoyski

CGI IT UK Ltd, VP Cyber Security Services

Fred Sugden

techUK, Head of Programme - Defence

Chris Rowley

Babcock Analytic Solutions, Defence Director

Colin Paynter

Airbus Defence and Space Ltd, Managing Director UK

David Cole

Roke Manor Research Ltd, Managing Director

Hani Girgis

Deloitte MCS Ltd, Partner 

Graham Booth

Defence & Security SME Forum Chair

2iC Ltd, CEO

Graham Complin ORACLE Corporation UK, Key Account Director

Greg Roberts

L3 TRL Technology, President & Chief Executive Officer

Ian Kirkwood

Information Superiority Forum Chair

QinetiQ Group, Cyber and National Security Lead

Jonathan Cunnison

RJD Technology Ltd, Managing Director

Lee Murray

Triangulate Distribution, Director

Mike Garrod

QinetiQ Group, Director Programmes - Joint Forces

Oliver Houseman

Evri Insight Ltd, Founder/Managing Director

Parmjit Sandhu

Boeing Defence UK, Director Defence Information Services

Philip Pratley

Leonardo MW Ltd, Director, Trade & External Relations UK

Robert Crook

Raytheon Systems UK, Managing Director Intelligence & Security

Robert Tindle

Defence Commercial Business Forum Chair

BAE Systems, Head of Commercial, Systems

Simon Hansford

Defence & Security SME Forum Vice Chair

UKCloud Ltd, CEO

Simon Forvague

DXC Technology Ltd, VP Defence & CEO ATLAS

Steve Kingan

Nexor Ltd, Chairman

Steve Murray

Thales UK, Director, Strategy & Marketing UK

Stuart Butler

BAE Systems, Director Operational Requirements

Stuart Cotton

Accenture (UK) Ltd, Managing Director, Health and Public Service

Talal Rajab

techUK, Head of Programme - Cyber and National Security

Tom Hall

Atos IT Services Ltd, Client Executive (Defence)

Tony Boyle (Anthony)

BT, Capture Director, BT Defence


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