Martin Norfolk is an established IT professional with over 25 year’s experience in the infrastructure, application and cyber security fields. As Chief Information Officer at the British Board of Agrément, Martin is charged with driving the business’ technology and IT strategies, leading a team driven by an astute focus on information security, systems rationalisation and improvement.

Achievements have included:

– Design and delivery of information security programme for large asset management organisation

– Design and delivery of company-wide system architecture

– Response to regulatory body to mitigate client’s technology risks

– Incident response and disaster recovery in adverse circumstances

A graduate of the Open University, Martin has led the development and deployment of hybrid and cloud-only IT platforms for international business operations serving mobile workforces across borders and timezones. Having founded and led an IT consulting business serving clients across industry sectors, Martin’s expertise and insight has enabled businesses to improve their own service quality and profitability, while providing data assurance and executive ownership of data and operational risks, in a rapidly evolving threat landscape.

Previously being certified with leading industry vendors, Martin approached security with a detailed knowledge that informed his deployment of security frameworks, such as NIST CSF, NCSC CAF, and SANS CIS Controls. Martin is now responsible for programs relating to data-integrity, integration, security, and accessibility within the BBA, and sits on a number of steering groups formulated to drive improvements in both internal and external efficiencies and delivery.