Simon has over 20 years’ experience working with organisations to secure their IT infrastructure. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), a Certified Information Privacy Professional specialising in GDPR (CIPP/E) and a Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP). He works with a variety of clients including corporates, local councils and small businesses. He brings a pragmatic, business-focused approach to cybersecurity, enabling directors and senior management to understand the real risks they face and take steps to reduce them. He provides training sessions in cybersecurity and fraud prevention to companies throughout New Zealand, and is a regular presenter for the Institute of Directors.