Bharat Thakrar

Bharat Thakrar


Bharat Thakrar, CTO, CISO and Cyber Advocate:

I am Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and passionate about the critical importance of cybersecurity skills supporting organisations as they undergo disruptive change and Industry 4.0 technological transformation. I have over 15 years’ experience in designing, implementing & managing end to end security, technology risk/resilience, continuity and crisis management programmes.

I am undertaking PhD research in cybersecurity skills development and retention.

I work with CXO level executives on technology and skills investments in cybersecurity, A.I., IoT, cyber-physical and risk resilience processes and systems. I have developed and implemented specific frameworks to engage and get buy-in from non-technical decision makers.

I am a public speaker at cybersecurity conferences and seminars; conference chairman at national and international conferences and events, thought leader, author & blogger.