About the event

Speaker Lineup

Chaired by industry veteran Mark Geoghegan, formerly of Insurance Insider, the London Market Cyber Symposium is now in its sixth year. You can expect engaging presentations from big names outside the insurance industry, sharing personal insights on how cyber risk has impacted their field.

Dr Jessica Barker
Co-Founder and co-CEO, Cygenta

Dr Barker has been named one of the top 20 most influential women in cybersecurity in the UK and awarded as one of the UK’s Tech Women 50 in 2017. She is an expert in the human nature element of cyber risk.

Adam Banks
CTIO, AP Moller-Maersk

Banks is the CTIO of the world’s biggest shipping company, AP Moller-Maersk. When the company was hit by the largest malicious cyberattack to date, he was at the heart of efforts to both keep the company going, and repair the damage.

Peter Ricketts
Former UK National Security Advisor

Having formerly served as British Ambassador to France as well as the UK's National Security Advisor under David Cameron, Peter Ricketts has had an impressive track record in public service over the last several decades.

Mark Geoghegan
Former Editorial Director at Insurance Insider

Mark’s unconventional career spans (re)insurance broking and financial journalism. He joined Insider Publishing in August 2008, editing The Insurance Insider and IQ magazine and is founding Chairman of the Lloyd’s and London Market Ibero American Club.

The party
Mix and mingle

The party

All that learning's going to make you thirsty, but don't worry! The presentations will be followed by festive food and drinks with the London cyber market's best and brightest in the Courthouse Hotel's swanky bar. You can even check out the actual jail cells that once housed the infamous London mobsters, the Kray twins. 

Shoreditch Courthouse Hotel

The place

Formerly the Old Street Magistrates Court and Police Station, the Shoreditch Courthouse Hotel once held some of London's most high-profile inmates. But we promise we'll let you out at the end of the night.

Address
335 - 337 Old St
Shoreditch  
London EC1V 9LL

The place

The best of the best

Past speakers

Sir Tim Berners-Lee
2017 speaker

Named as one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Important People of the 20th Century” and one of the world’s “Most Influential Thinkers”, Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working as a software engineer at CERN.

Dido Harding
2018 speaker

Dido Harding is the chairman of NHS Improvement and former chief executive of the TalkTalk Group. Last year, she described her experience guiding TalkTalk through one of the most high-profile data breaches in the UK.

Sir Rob Wainwright
2017 speaker

Director of Europol from 2009 to 2018, Sir Wainwright oversaw a number of significant initiatives including the establishment of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3).

Amber Rudd
2018 speaker

Amber served as UK Home Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from 2018 to 2019.

Jamie Barlett
2018 speaker

Jamie is the Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, where he has become one of the UK’s leading thinkers on politics and technology.