“To create a cyber security community for which there is a mutual benefit for all.” – Melanie Oldham OBE
YCSC founder and one of the directors of UKC3, Melanie is also CEO of Bob's Business, the cyber security awareness training company. An Executive in Residence at Sheffield Hallam University, Melanie was awarded an OBE for her services to cyber security in 2022 and aims to create a safer world online for all.
CTO and Co-Founder of Ioetec Ltd, Michael is an experienced consultant with over 40 years in the industry specialising in cyber security and embedded computing. After completing a Masters in Cyber Security, Michael joined Sheffield Hallam University as an Associate Lecturer where he taught cryptography and secure system design.
Anya’s dedication to putting others first is a large part of what makes her such a groundbreaking and an increasingly valuable member of the industry. Alongside running various projects in the skills, innovation and ecosystem working groups to benefit the regional cyber security ecosystem.
Farnaaz graduated from the University of Leeds with an MEng Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence degree, having completed an industry placement year working as a cyber security analyst within NHS Digital's Cyber Security Operations Centre. Her role as Cluster Manager entails supporting the development of the cluster, organising events and cluster activities, and various other admin duties.
Social Media & Marketing Executive
Melissa is an experienced content creator, having started her own business within interior design and UGC content for brands. She came into cyber security to help share cyber security in a new light using her social media expertise.