Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft Corporation
Stuart has been with Microsoft since 1998 and is the Chief Security Advisor for Microsoft in the UK. Before his role as CSA, he has worked as a Strategy Consultant to a variety of UK Government customers, mostly within the defence arena. He has also run a number of Government Programs with the UK including the Government Security Program, the Security Co-Operation Program and the Welsh Language Program. He still continues to run the UK GSP and SCP programs today.
Before joining Microsoft, Stuart worked as a consultant for ICL in their Power of 4 Consultancy, mostly focused in the defence and government spaces. Prior to ICL, he worked for Barclays Bank in a number of application development and IT infrastructure roles. He has been actively involved in computer security-related activities since the early 1980’s.