Sharon Barber

Group Chief Security Officer, Lloyds Banking Group

Sharon was appointed the Lloyds Banking Group Chief Security Officer in September 2017, bringing together security governance, assurance, monitoring and incident management into a single function with Group wide accountabilities. Her main focus for security is to continue laying the right foundations to keep pace with the constantly evolving threat landscape and ensuring security has the best people capability, processes and technology to effectively manage security risk, enabling sustainable growth of our increasingly digital businesses. Sharon joined Lloyds Bank in 1985 and has held roles including IT Security Director, IT Cyber Security & Risk Director and IT Cyber Security & Major Risk Programmes Director which, alongside her IT Cyber Security responsibilities, saw her managing major IT risk reduction programmes covering Cyber, Technology Currency and IT Resilience.