Nick Coleman

Member of the Information Technology Policy Panel

Nick Coleman is a leading authority on security matters. In 2006 he became the Independent reviewer of Information Assurance for the UK government looking how information held in the public sector is protected. He has now reviewed all major government departments and agencies and a synopsis of his review was published in June 2007 by the Cabinet Office.

He was also responsible for setting up the Institute of Information Security Professionals, serving as its first Chief Executive. Before that he led IBM’s security services business across Europe, Middle East and Africa, and before that was in charge of commercial operations for their Business Continuity and Recovery Services division in the UK.

He also currently serves on the EU European Network and Information Security Agency as a member of their Permanent Stakeholders Group.