An Audience with Sir Ian Andrews

When: 12th Dec 2017, 18:00 - 12th Dec 2017, 20:00
Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCS IRMA (Information Risk Management and Assurance) Specialist Group
Price: Free to attend for BCS, ISACA or IIA Members; £12.50 (+VAT @ 20%) for Non-Members.
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Speaker Profile:

Ian AndrewsA former Second Permanent Secretary of the UK Ministry of Defence who retired after 34 years in the civil service in 2009, Sir Ian Andrews continues to pursue a wide range of security interests. From 2009-2013, he was Non-Executive Chairman of the UK Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) - now part of the National Crime Agency - and is a Non-Executive Director of NHS Digital where he takes a particular interest in Information Assurance and Cyber Security.

For much of the last twenty years he has been closely involved in the leadership of transformational change in large and complex organisations in the national security space. Appointments have included as a Managing Director of a major Ministry of Defence Trading Fund (the Defence Research and Evaluation Agency) and Chief Executive of the then Defence Estates Agency. As the 2nd PUS, he was a member of all three single Service Management Boards, as well as the Defence Board. He is a senior adviser to the Transparency International Defence and Security Programme and recent years have seen him providing support to Defence Diplomacy, particularly in Latin America, and contributing to various public sector and academic leadership initiatives.

CPD Credits
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