Matthew Bancroft

Industrial Cybersecurity Director

Matt is a senior Cyber Security consultant and Industrial Risk Management practice Director at Wipro with fiftteen years of experience across diverse industry sectors including oil and gas, chemicals, telecoms, banking and finance, online gambling, manufacturing, logistics, fast moving consumer goods and supply chain.
Matt graduated in Engineering Physics which included a fascinating industrial placement year working in Petro physics in the Upstream Reservoir Performance laboratories at BP, before taking a graduate security analyst position at HSBC.

A strong foundation in data networks and information security provided a solid platform on which to progress into senior roles in information security operations, project and program management, architecture, strategy, policy, governance and management consultancy.

Prior to joining Wipro, Matt was an independent security consultant working for clients such as BT, William Hill, Carlsberg, Three and Yara, helping these businesses manage their cyber risks. Matt was the lead for a number of large programs including implementation and operation of a new industrial and Supply Chain Security organisation across Europe, and running a global cyber risk assessment program in 90 upstream and downstream chemical plants across the globe.

Outside of work he enjoys vintage audio, snowboarding, motorsport and exploring in the family motorhome.

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