Information about our members

In this section we tell you a little about some of our newer members.

Roy Isbell (Prof.) FIET FBCS CITP

Roy is a Businessman, Entrepreneur & Academic with over 35 years’ experience in developing and growing new technology and technical services businesses at the SME and International Corporate level both at home and in international markets with a focus on all matters related to Cyber Security and Safety.

He is also an Academic Educator who advises and delivers course content on cyber security and related MSc courses and an Academic Researcher who is research active in all aspects of Cyber Security.

Following a successful military career, Roy established, grew and sold his own Information Security Company to Symantec in 2004 where he went on to become their Vice President for Global Government Services. Since leaving Symantec he has helped to establish a Cyber Security Centre at Warwick University, founded a publishing company with its flagship publication Digital Forensics Magazine, is Chairman of Intelligent Cyber Strategies whose flagship product is a Situational Awareness Platform and mentors other Cyber Security Startups to develop their overall business strategy helping them to shape and integrate what are often disparate offerings into a unique strategy and brand.

At the larger enterprise level Roy acts as a board level advisor on understanding their overall exposure to Cyber, beyond the IT and including the supply chain, working with them to develop their overall cyber strategy including both operational and research.

Tina Compton, Managing Partner - tx2events

Tina has worked in the IT industry for over 33 years and has been organising events for over 28 of them and has established numerous contacts throughout both the IT and events industries.

In 2015 she set up an event management business with one of her former colleagues, Tina Gallagher, to form tx2events.

They can turn their hand to any size event, and can assist with conference content as well as full event management support right up to the execution of the event.

She is also a member of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and a Lady Taverner. 020 3137 241