Charlie McMurdie

Former Head of Police
National Cyber Crime Unit

Charlie McMurdie served as Scotland Yard’s head of Economic and Cyber Crime, and led the Police Central eCrime Unit and National cyber crime programmes. She was the country’s top law enforcement officer in the fast moving, complex, international world of hacking, cyber crime and online fraud.

After a career which took in terrorism, covert policing, and work leading murder and robbery investigations, and head of National and International specialist organised crimes Charlie spearheaded the Metropolitan Police’s attempts to prevent and detect cyber crime. She fought battles with complacent and sceptical colleagues and government to secure agreement and funding and established one of the leading cyber crime agencies in the world.

Post law enforcement Charlie joined PwC as the Senior Cyber Crime Advisor where as well as assisting to build out PwC’s internal cyber capability Charlie led on cyber crime within Breach Aid, a multidisciplined team responding to major attacks on PwC’s clients.