Dr. Keith Nicholson

A recognised, multiple-award-winning expert in cyber security, Keith was a contributing author to the Scottish Government Cyber Resilience Strategy, authored the 2018 NHS Scotland Information Security Policy Framework and the created the Cyber Resilience Framework adopted by the Scottish Government and issued to every public body in Scotland. 

Keith is an independent cyber security and technology advisor with a range of clients that have included FTSE 250 companies; SMEs and several public bodies (including NHS Scotland) and the Scottish Government. He is the founder and Executive Chair of  Cyber Security Scotland; a non-profit independent advisory body offering specialist cyber security audit, assurance and risk guidance. He is a member of the National Cyber Resilience Advisory  Board, won 4 business awards in 2019 and in 2020 has had his expertise recognised by the Institute of Directors Awards,  Scottish Rural Awards, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and the Digital Technology Leaders Awards. 

Dr. Keith Nicholson
Chair