Ministry of Defence (MOD) Defensive Cyber Programmes’ industry day. This will cover the Programmes’ position with future investment portfolio view following the Integrated Review and include the salient activity areas for focus. Additionally, wider perspectives from Cyber Operations and Data Strategy will be presented to give a view of the future direction and Programmes’ goal alignment. To ensure the most is to be gained from the day, there will be opportunities for engagement in open sessions, presentation/questions on key topics and one-to-ones with the key members of the Programmes and wider Defence team.
This Defensive Cyber Industry day, will take place at Old Trafford in Manchester (Manchester United Football Club, Sir Matt Busby Way Old Trafford Manchester, M16 0RA.)
Industry are invited to book a 20 mins 1-2-1 session with the senior team, this will be at the start of the day. The presentations will begin after lunch so people can arrive for the afternoon only if they so wish. 1-2-1 session should be booked via [email protected] MOD will confirm times around a week prior to the event.
Agenda20211102 Defensive Cyber Industry Day - Proposed Agenda.pdf
If you have any questions please contact Freddie MacSwiney, [email protected]
Fred is responsible for techUK's activities across the Defence and National Security sectors, working to provide members with access to key stakeholders across the Defence and National Security community. Before taking on the role of Associate Director for Defence and National Security, Fred joined techUK in 2018, working as the Programme Head for Defence at techUK, leading the organisation's engagement with the Ministry of Defence. Before joining techUK, he worked at ADS, the national trade association representing Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space companies in the UK.
Fred is responsible for techUK’s market engagement and policy development activities across the Defence and National Security sectors, working closely with various organisations within the Ministry of Defence, and across the wider National Security and Intelligence community. Fred works closely with many techUK member companies that have an interest in these sectors, and is responsible for the activities of techUK's senior Defence & Security Board. Working closely with techUK's Programme Head for Cyber Security, Fred oversees a broad range of activities for techUK members.
Outside of work, Fred's interests include football (a Watford FC fan) and skiing.
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Freddie MacSwiney is the Programme Manager for Defence and Cyber Security at techUK.
Prior to joining techUK, Freddie worked as a Political Adviser for a boutique Public Affairs firm in Westminster where he briefed politicians in Westminster from issues such as finacial services, medicinal cannabis, to private litigation work. He also advised Foreign Governments and their leaders on key issues and aligned them with the UK on those key matters. He also worked directly with a peer in the House of Lords overseeing a regular roundtable on Fintech and Financial Inclusion.
Freddie holds a BA (Hons) Degree in History of Art from Oxford Brookes University.