Advisory Panel

Rt Hon. the Lord Reid of Cardowan

Advisory Panel Chairman

Lord Reid joined the Company as Chairman of its Advisory Panel in January 2017. Lord Reid has had an illustrious career in UK Government, serving in numerous UK cabinet positions, including Home Secretary and Secretary of State for Defence. He now sits in the House of Lords and is Executive Chairman of the Institute for Strategy, Resilience and Security at University College London.

Marcus Willett CB OBE

Advisory Panel Member

Marcus joined the Company as a Member of its Advisory Panel in April 2019. Marcus was formerly the Deputy Head of GCHQ, having served 33 years with the organisation. He was also GCHQ’s first Cyber Director and has established and led major UK Cyber Programmes. Marcus also held posts across the wider UK intelligence and security community, and is currently the Senior Advisor for Cyber at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a world-leading authority on global security, political risk and military conflict.