Increasingly we are becoming a very connected society. Learn about the vulnerabilities and threats the world of cyber brings, increasing business risk, and what we can do to manage this risk. We will look at some of the tools that are available to help organisations manage the cyber risk.


Mike Hughes CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, partner at Haines Watts

Mike has over 36 years IT and IT governance, risk and compliance experience including 20 years with KPMG during which time he performed a number of senior roles including leading KPMG's Midlands IT governance and compliance team.

After leaving KPMG, he set up 123 Consultants GRC which went on to become HWgrc as a joint venture with Haines Watts controls and assurance. HWgrc is the specialist IT governance, risk management and compliance arm of Haines Watts. Mike has worked with a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors, helping clients to fully exploit their investment in IT, whilst identifying and managing risk effectively. He also plays a leadership role with ISACA and has served on several of their international committees.

Dr Clive Stainton, director at CyberQ Group

Clive is a highly experienced and seasoned risk and resilience professional with over 25 years' experience of programme management in cyber security, operational risk, credit risk and conduct risk. Clive has led global programmes for leading international banks and insurance companies, retailers, distributors and manufacturers in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and North America.

Your speakers

  • Mike Hughes

    Mike Hughes

    partner at Haines Watts

  • Dr Clive Stainton

    Dr Clive Stainton

    director at CyberQ Group