Patrick Wake has been the Global Head of Information Security at FDM Group for the last 6 years, having previously worked for the Ministry of Defence.

With over a decade of experience in Information Security having worked in offensive security, governance and leadership, Patrick is currently responsible for the security strategy and posture at FDM Group, enabling a FTSE 250 company to respond efficiently to COVID-19 and securely move to remote working overnight.

Patrick believes that the best way to protect an organisation is by focusing on its people, driving a positive culture and training staff as well as helping the next generation find their feet in the industry.

Patrick is studying a PhD part-time in Computer Science and holds multiple Information Security accolades.