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About us

CxB was created by a group of experienced NEDs and trustees with an interest in cybersecurity, who were concerned to see a widespread lack of board engagement with increasingly serious cybersecurity threats.

Jessica Figueras

Jessica Figueras is Chief Executive of cybersecurity consultancy Pionen, Vice Chair of Trustees at the UK Cyber Security Council and a non-executive director at data services company Pivotl.


She was previously a strategy adviser working with government and industry on cybersecurity, cybercrime and online harms, and Chair of Trustees at NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents.

David Jones

David Jones was the founder / CEO of Travelink Software and Chair of TigerBay systems, and is experienced in many roles supporting software companies at various stages of their growth.


David holds Non-Executive Director roles at Ofcom and Ofwat, and previously at several other Public Bodies including NHS Trusts. He is the Founder of Enclave Networks and David was the Industry Champion at CyBOK, promoting the use of the CyBOK platform within UK’s Non Executives.

Olu Odeniyi

Olu Odeniyi is an experienced non-executive board member, chair, business leader and speaker who has held positions in the public, charity, and private sectors. He holds Non-Executive roles and sits on the Board of the Finance & Investment Committee for the Royal College of Nursing. With a focus on providing strategic guidance and expertise, Olu operates as a trusted independent advisor, trainer, and interim C-Suite executive. His areas of specialisation include cybersecurity, information security, and digital transformation.


Additionally, Olu serves as a business mentor with the government “Help to Grow” scheme and at the University of West London Enterprise Hub, where he assists with commercialising start-up ideas. Olu is also a professional member of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, a Young Enterprise judge, and a Magistrate.

Martyn Croft

Martyn Croft is co-founder of the Charities Security Forum and a non-exec director of Reliance Bank Ltd.  He was CIO of The Salvation Army UK, supporting the mission of the charity through the use of information technology whilst ensuring a strong focus on information security.


In 2007 Martyn established the Charities Security Forum to represent information security professionals working exclusively in the not-for-profit sector.  The forum promotes awareness of the cybersecurity challenges facing charities and provides opportunities to share information and best practices.

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