Andy Powell is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at A P Moller- Maersk. He joined Maersk in May 2018 from Capgemini where he spent two and half years as Vice President for the UK Cybersecurity business selling, delivering, and running Cybersecurity solutions for over 70 Clients across all Sectors, particularly the Energy and Utility Sector. This included everything from CISO consultancy services to running SOC Services. Prior to this he was General Manager for Cybersecurity at CSC for 2 years in a similar role to Capgemini covering UK, Ireland, Netherlands, and Israel.
He spent the first 28 years of his career in the Royal Air Force retiring as an Air Commodore (1*) in Dec 2013. In his last 3 senior roles he was Assistant Chief of Staff (ACOS) A6 for the Royal Air Force, ACOS J6 for joint operations in Iraq/Afghanistan and Libya, and headed Service and Cyber Defence Operations for the UK Ministry of Defence at Information Systems and Services (ISS).
He lives in South West England and Denmark. In his spare time, he tries to run, hacks around the golf course and operates the 'bank of dad'!