> Trusted Experts

We understand how OT security can be compromised, and the consequences when it is. We defend organisations against those risks so they can be confident in the safety, integrity and reliability of their operations.

The CyberPrism ethos is built on a trusted combination of human judgment and experience, alongside OT-compatible technology.

At the core of this is a team that has worked at the highest level in Government Security Agencies, the Armed Forces, and the energy and maritime industries.

A team that combines best-in-class OT cyber security expertise with wide-ranging business experience and leadership skills, operating in the UK and internationally.

> The Board

Chris

Chris Griffiths

Founder and Chairman

A maritime engineer with 35 years’ experience in energy, maritime and tech sectors from start-up to IPO. Chris co-founded IPCO International a Singapore based global Maritime and Energy Infrastructure development group. As CEO he grew the business from start-up to US$100m turnover and an IPO on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Roy

Roy Isbell

Senior Board Advisor

Chairman, Cyber Security Group of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, visiting professor at Warwick University’s Cyber Security Centre and advisor to UK Government on cyber defence. Co-author of the UK Maritime Cyber Security Code.

Steve

Dr Steve Allum

Non Executive Director

20 years experience of managing complex IT programmes in Military Simulation, High Grade Cryptography and Communications overseeing projects worth £250m. L3 Harris UK business development director in charge of £400m of opportunities. Overseen 9 global mergers and acquisitions. Now Global Commercial Director at CACI Ltd.

Robin

Robin King

Non-Executive Director

Successful cyber security senior executive. CEO of Deep-Secure, Senior Client Manager with QinetiQ, Senior Project Manager with IBM.

> The Management Team

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Martin Smith

Managing Director

Former Commandant General of the Royal Marines, commanded the UK’s Amphibious Force and led the UK’s maritime counter terrorism force.  33 years’ experience in maritime security and military information superiority. MD of CyberPrism since December 2019, specialising in software and client services for the protection of Operational Technology. 

Keith

Keith Chappell

Technical Director

Former Technical Director for L-3 TRL, with over 20 years experience in IT and OT, including Critical National Infrastructure, offshore platforms and shipping. One of the very few to hold the CCP qualification CESG(GCHQ) Certified Professional at the highest Level, ‘CCP Lead Cyber Security and Information Assurance Auditor’.

Dane

Dane Clackworthy

Business Development and Sales

Former Communications Officer for the Royal Marines, with over 20 years experience in radio networks, IT security, data protection and budget management. Dane was IT Manager for a group of 5,000 people and has delivered a broad range of IT infra projects across multiple security domains in the UK and overseas.

Rob

Rob Taylor

Programme Manager - Operations

A dynamic leader with military and private sector experience in business, engineering, operations, and project/programme management.

Combines transformational leadership, analytical skills, and expertise in change management, stakeholder engagement, compliance, and risk.

Sectors include Defence, IT/Cybersecurity, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Rail, Logistics, and Academia. Key strengths: Leadership, Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, and Continuous Improvement.