- Peter ARMSTRONG...
Peter Armstrong is an expert in management of cyber risk and cyber security and a self-professed cyber and risk management geek. Peter is SVP Risk Engineering and Risk Capital at Axio.
Prior to his engagement with Axio, Peter was the Senior Cyber Subject Matter expert at Munich Re Group and before that led the Willis Cyber risk consulting business where he focused upon the quantification and management of cyber exposure in the risk portfolios of large organisations. He has served on the Advisen Cyber Security Conference Advisory Board and is a leading thinker in developing responses to the cyber challenges facing large, complex organisations. He is a regular speaker on the topic of cyber risk management having contributed recently to OECD reflection on this topic.
Peter’s background is in the Defence, Intelligence and Security Sector where for many years he led sensitive cyber security activities in the UK and overseas with a particular focus upon Industrial Control Systems and Operational Technology in Energy (including Nuclear), Utilities, Transportation, Primary Industries and manufacturing (notably Aviation, Automotive and High Tech). Peter ran the Thales Cyber Security Business, the Finmeccanica Global Battlespace business and the UNISYS Commercial Industries Group.
Peter’s early career was spent serving as an officer in the Royal Navy deployed during The Cold War in Nuclear Submarines. Peter is a member of the Board of Directors for Cyber Rating.Org, and Advisory Board member for InfoSec Global and Senseon: he is a Nonresident Fellow of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where he leads the Technical Working Group for their cloud resiliency programme. Peter holds a Masters degree in IT and Management, his first degree is in economics and he is a Fellow of The Institute of Directors.