Chairman for Tempest Security UK and a Board Director, Len brings wide ranging experience, operating in leadership roles across the public and private sector in a career spanning more than 45 years.
He recently held C-Suite Risk and Security responsibility for a major TV Broadcast and Media Group operating within multiple geographies and regulatory authorities.
His expertise incorporates Enterprise Risk Management, Information Security Governance, Business Resilience, Physical and Personnel Security, Content Protection and Investigation Management, at strategy, policy and operational levels. He has also had substantial involvement in IPO Audit and risk management benchmarking, with resulting successful listing.
In the public sector he was an accomplished director who formulated and delivered pioneering organisational benefits on behalf of UK Government – creating from start up two new national law enforcement units.
He received industry wide acclaim for his role as first head of the UK National Hi Tech Crime Unit and is accredited with the development of the Serious Organised Crime Agencies most innovative department formulating cutting edge strategies to successfully combat major international criminality.
He moved to the commercial world in 2008, as Global Head of Anti-piracy Enforcement for the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry modernising the music industries brand protection and anti-piracy capability, aligning security assets to protect the growing on-line music market.