Professor Simon Hepburn
Chief Executive Officer, UK Cyber Security Council
Simon Hepburn is a 25-year veteran of the charity, education and careers sector and current Chief Executive Officer for the UK Cyber Security Council.
Having previously been chief executive of a charity and founded two others, Simon has also held director positions with a variety of national and international charities, academy trusts and businesses. He was also a Trustee Board member of ACEVO (Association for Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations), was an Enterprise Advisor for the Greater London Authority and has also sat on the BBC Charities Advisory Board.
Simon is an active member of the CyBOK (Cyber Body of Knowledge) Steering Group and the Cyber Growth Partnership Group to ensure that the work of Council is informed and informing the wider cyber security profession.
Through his work experience’s Simon has developed an impressive network of contacts with colleagues at all levels in organisations and Government.
Simon is passionate about making a positive impact on society and making a difference to the lives of young people and adults supporting them to be the best versions of themselves.