Shearwater Group plc is pleased to announce that it has appointed Marcus Willett CB OBE as a Member of the Group’s Advisory Panel to work alongside Lord Reid of Cardowan, the Advisory Panel’s Chairman.
In a 33-year career in GCHQ, Marcus rose to become the deputy head of the organisation responsible for all intelligence operations. He was GCHQ’s first Director Cyber and has established and led major UK Cyber Programmes. He has also held posts across the wider UK intelligence and security community. Marcus is currently the Senior Adviser for Cyber at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a world-leading authority on global security, political risk and military conflict.
David Williams, Shearwater Group plc Chairman, commented:
“I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome Marcus to the Group. His extensive sector expertise will prove invaluable as we continue towards our aim of building a leading UK based digital resilience group.”
Marcus Willett, added:
“I am delighted to be joining Shearwater’s Advisory Panel. Digital resilience needs to be at the heart of the business for all companies and governments, and I am looking forward to helping Shearwater land that message.”