The Team_

Our team comprises of industry leading cyber security experts and a highly experienced senior leadership team.

Leadership Team

Tim Holman

Tim Holman

CEO and Founder

Tim is one of the industry’s leading experts on cyber security, holding the Microsoft MVP for 3 years, and directing ISSA, the world’s leading association for cyber security professionals.

Tim founded 2-sec in 2011, to address the growing need for independent cyber security advisory and expert-led consulting.

His professional advice has been featured on the BBC (TV and Radio), The Times, The Guardian and industry publications such as SC Magazine and Computer Weekly, where he authors a dedicated column.

He’s also a sought after speaker on the security conference circuit. With CISSP, PCIP, CPSA, QSA and PA-QSA certifications, his 20+ year career has included global roles at IBM, Panasonic, British Airways, Lloyds TSB, and Trustwave. Tim’s consulting approach is frank and direct, offering clients a unique and valuable blend of business, risk and security expertise.

Luke Vile

Luke Vile

Director

Luke leads business development, sales and account management for 2-sec. As part of this role Luke is responsible for taking new, as well as existing clients, through the range of 2-sec cyber security services.

Prior to joining 2-sec Luke has worked within the Cyber Security industry since 2008, starting initially as a specialist Cyber Security headhunter before moving into a broader role in business development. Luke has been invited to speak at several Cyber Security events and panel sessions, and speaks in particular on the challenges faced today by CISOs and CIOs.

Luke has worked with many clients across the UK ranging from defence providers, energy firms, retail brands and technology services, as well as across the financial services industry.

Salvatore Minetti

Salvatore Minetti

Non-Exec Director

Salvatore is a successful serial entrepreneur who is now channeling his expertise and experience into being a board advisor for growing and innovative technology companies like 2-sec.

Salvatore has an in-depth experience of working within in partnership with the  SME sector: He is co-founder of Boardroom Excellence, a SaaS professional services portal for the SME sector and is regularly invited to speak at SME forums,  At 2-sec, Salvatore is responsible for the company’s vision and strategic direction. With his 25 years of board level experience, Salvatore is an invaluable addition to our team.

The 2-sec Team

Jasper Marlow

Jasper Marlow

Account Manager

Jasper is the first point of contact for clients regarding 2-sec’s technical and consulting services across our testing, advisory and compliance services. As an Account Manager Jasper is responsible for understanding clients’ future work needs and ensuring a clear and successful dialogue between clients and our expert consultants.

Chris Phillips

Chris Phillips

Head of Physical Security Consulting

Chris is responsible for our physical security assessments and penetration testing exercises. Chris has an impressive career history in cyber security. He is ex-head of NaCTSO, the UK’s National Counter Terrorism Security Office where he was responsible for training, accrediting, tasking and coordinating over 250 Counter Terrorism Security Advisors across the UK.

Michael Kemp

Michael Kemp

Senior Penetration Tester

Michael brings to 2-sec more than a decade of expertise in information security testing. At 2-sec, Michael undertakes a wide range of information security testing including infrastructure and web application security tests, runtime analysis and social engineering. He is an active member of the security testing community.

Alexander Drabek

Alexander Drabek

Penetration Tester

Alex specialises in the testing of web applications and complex network infrastructures. He holds a BSc in Computer Security and Forensics.

Patrick Shanley

Patrick Shanley

Penetration Tester

Patrick specialises in web application testing and social engineering. He holds a MSc in Computer Forensics and Cyber Security.

Anthony Webb

Anthony Webb

Security Consultant

Anthony delivers on customer projects such as Penetration Testing and Cyber Essentials. He hols a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Surrey.

David Froud

David Froud

Security Consultant

David’s expertise centres around delivering collaborative information security solutions to high-end corporate clients, and innovative ideas into the payments space. David plays a pivotal role in 2-sec’s PCI DSS activities – he is one of our lead trainers; and has performed dozens of onsite PCI DSS assessments for us throughout the world.

Kate Axon

Kate Axon

Virtual CISO

Kate has specialised in Information Security and Technology Risk for fifteen years. As Global Security Director at Aviva Insurance, her remit covered Information Security, Cyber Security, Physical Security, Business Continuity and Health & Safety. Kate defined the security strategy, developed the transformation programme and restructured the organisation of circa 120 personnel.

Ray Stanton

Ray Stanton

Virtual CISO

Ray has over 20 years experience in information security, and specialises in strategic leadership and driving cyber security improvement plans through to completion. His focus is on telecommunications and technology businesses.