Brian Lord is Managing Director of PGI Cyber. Before joining PGI he served as GCHQ’s Deputy Director. He drove the modernisation programme across GCHQ’s most active technical operations and entire workforce. He oversaw both defensive and active Cyber operations, through unparalleled experience of cyber threat, risks, opportunity, and effective mitigation strategies. He is an eminent thought leader on cyber warfare and the intent and motivations across all cyber threat actors. Brian has built PGI’s full spectrum provision of Cyber Security consultancy, advice, technical service delivery and organisational/skill transformation to both public and private sector organisations. Brian is regularly enlisted by the BBC and other international media outlets as an expert on Cyber matters.