Laith Gharib

Board Director and CEO

Laith leads Secgate’s mission to combating cyber security across the world. An international person with a diverse background and holder of the Ovum industry award for innovation. Prior to founding Secgate, he held Security positions at Deloitte and KPMG

Steven Hutt

Head of Machine Learning

Former Managing Director at UBS, acting as a Global Head of Credit Analytic Models, and Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, Steven heads the machine learning team at Secgate. He specialises in the design and implementation of scalable learning algorithms.

Chris Gould

Director, Head of Consulting

Former Partner for Cyber Security and Cyber Crime at EY and PwC, Chris is Head of Consulting at Secgate. He specialises in Information Risk with over 25 years experience in assisting organisations throughout the World.                                                                                                                             

Paul Diamond

Managing Director - Technology

Former Head of Local government and COO at KPMG, Paul has a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. Skilled in Programme Assurance, ICT Audit including ISO27001 and GDPR, Business Process, Business Planning, ERP reviews, Analytical Skills, and Communication

George Thompson

Head of Enterprise Solutions

Former Director at KPMG and CISO to major communication company, George is the head of Enterprise Solutions at Secgate. He specialises in helping leaders focus on the development of the business and opportunities integrating enterprise security requirements into Secgate’s products and services.

Mak Chishty

Head of Government Solutions

Former Commander at Metropolitan Police Service. Awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service with 30 years of policing experience at the forefront of national and international policing. A prominent figure and global speaker, Mak Chishty is head of Government solutions at Secgate.


Faris Gharib

Director, Head of Financial Services

Former Executive at Accenture, Faris has proven ability to work at Board levels dealing with mission critical delivery, strategy, architecture and change across the entire life cycle from early idea inception and business case formulation.

Ivan Blesa

Director, Head of Technology

Former Global lead to major data loss prevention company, defining products’ strategy and successfully launching several solutions. Ivan is the head of Secgate’s technical solutions, specialising in business model and strategy definition.

Kevin Bailey

Director, Head of GTM

Former VP at BAE systems, Kevin has 20 years of technology and product strategy experience, possessing a high degree of commercial acumen and flair demonstrated through an outstanding record of achieving increased profitability. 

Jean-Luc Desseignes

Sales Executive

Former Executive Director at Societe Generale and Lehman Brothers, Jean Luc is a Sales Executive at Secgate. Jean Luc strives to maintain good relationships with existing clients, gaining repeat business wherever possible.

Mike Broomfield

Director of Consulting

Former Head of Penetration Testing at Barclays, Mike specialises in Penetration Testing with 15 Years experience in delivering hundreds of penetration tests, red team exercises and site due diligence assessments for organisations.

Catherine Moreau


Catherine is an Operations Manager with more than 10 years of experience in overseeing HR and Finance activities in SMEs. She has joined the team to empower the organisation and ensure the efficient running of the Operations. 

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United Kingdom
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Unit 116
London, EC2V6JE
United Kingdom
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