Mike Gillespie

Vice President
C3I Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science

Mike is an experienced, senior information security and data protection practitioner of many years’ standing. He is well versed in the threat to organisational information assets. Having been a member of the CSCSS Global Cyber Security Select Committee for some time, he is now the Vice President of C3i Group on cyber security, cybercrime and cyber intelligence. He assists the organisation in continuing to promote thought leadership and awareness to a global audience on the current threats to organisational information assets emanating from cyberspace.

Mike serves as a cyber spokesperson for the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) and also as the Cyber Security lead adviser for the UK Government’s Surveillance Camera Commissioner. Mike is recently retired from the board of the Security Institute where he served as Director for Cyber Strategy & Research for several years. As a subject matter expert Mike is called upon regularly to speak at events and contribute editorial, including for the BBC and The Sunday Times as well as regular cyber and physical security and technology industry media. He is also part of the editorial board for Professional Security Magazine, a regular speaker at key events such as Security & Policing, IFSEC, SCTX and International Security Expo.