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Our team of cyber security specialists are qualified, certified and supported  with an average of fifteen years of industry experience of working on large security projects.

  • Headquartered in London

  • Supported by a team of 24/7 security analysts

  • Over 10,000 completed user projects

  • Over 5,000 secure servers designed

  • ISO 27001 accreditation for our Security Operations Centre (SOC) 



An average of fifteen years of experience each amongst our leadership team

Responding to evolving cyber threats since 2001

Solid project experience from working across multiple sectors

Experienced in large programmes ranging from £10m to £200m

OT and cyber security safety assurance case speciaist team


We welcome medium to large scale projects and have the breadth and depth of combined experience to manage assignments across multiple sectors.

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Founder & Head of Consulting

Soumen has over 22+ years of security experience, and passion for information security. He led delivery of large information security transformation programme (circa £200m to £2bn). Soumen holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.) degree in Electrical Electronics along with CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CSSLP. NCSC qualifications.

Soumen Paul

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Head of Safety, Quality and Assurance

Neil has over 26 years of experience in systems engineering, safety, quality, and technical assurance across a wide range of Operational Technologies i.e., Industrial Control Systems (ICS), SCADA, Process Control Systems (PCS).
Neil is a Chartered Engineer, has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and MBA, a member of BCS along with ISO9001, OHSAA18001 and PRINCE2 qualifications

Neil Barnatt

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Head of Security Consulting

Shiv has over 20+ years of is security consulting experience within cyber security, information security, personnel and physical security domains across multiple industries and regulatory frameworks. An excellent communicator with the CxO stakeholders delivering high-quality results.
Shiv holds a Bachelor of Science degree and MBA along with CISSP, CISA, CRISC qualifications.

Shiv Patel

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Head of Risk Management

Vince has over 20+ years’ experience in cyber security and information protection in both the public and private sectors and has been granted the UK’s highest level of Security Clearance. He has been a key security advisor to UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Open Banking Project. He is also a member of the UK’s Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC).

Vince Warrington

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence

Rachel has over 15+ years’ experience in information security and counter fraud. She is UK Government Security Cleared and holds National Police Vetting (NPPV3). She has been a key security advisor to UK Cabinet Office, Open Banking and National Police Chiefs Council. She has successfully delivered many national and international counter fraud and information security programmes for both public and private sector organisations. Rachel is a member of ISC2 and holds CISSP qualifications.

Rachel Gentry

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Non-Executive Director, Advisor

Madoc is an exceptional and innovative thought leader with 29+ years of experience in cloud, security, infrastructure, systems, network and telecom projects for global organisations across various industries. He helped many organisations successfully to drive technology adoption and digital transformation. Madoc holds CISSP, CCIEx2, AWSx8 and Azure qualifications.

Madoc Batters

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Head of Project Management

Bob has 20+ years of experience in delivering large (circa £30m to £180m) programme, and complex infrastructure, enterprise application and cybersecurity projects in large global businesses e.g., BT, GSK, TfL, Boots, AstraZeneca etc. whilst leading a diverse global team. He is high performer and focused on client’s value. Bob is Prince2 practitioner and ITIL qualified professional.

Bob Chahil

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Head of Application and Software Security

Deb has 20+ years of experience in enterprise architecture and business applications within investment bank, financial services and fintech industry. He has excellent knowledge in secure software development lifecycle along with strong business acumen. Deb holds Master’s In software engineering from University of Oxford and Masters in Quantitative Finance from London Business School.

Debasish (Dev) Dutta

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Head of Security Service Delivery

Roy has over 19 years of experience in global enterprises, security consulting and service delivery. He heads cybersecurity practise at Secureinteli Technologies, and leads our security service delivery function. He is an expert in cutting edge technologies, cyber threat intelligence and next generation security

Roy Ramkrishna

iCyberDefence Leadership Team

Head of Cyber Security Services

Diptesh has over 18 years of experience in enterprise IT infrastructure, managed security services and security operation centre. He heads cybersecurity practice at ACCEL Group and leads our managed security services function. Diptesh holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication along with CISSP, CISM qualification.

Diptesh Saha


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