Personal bio


Ciaran Martin

Member of the Board

Born 1974, MA, History

Main employment history:

Professor of Practice, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, 2020–

Founding Chief Executive of the UK National Cyber Security Centre and board member of GCHQ, 2014–20

Director of Constitutional Policy, UK Government 2011–14

Director of Security and Intelligence Policy, UK Government 2008–11

Chief of Staff to the head of the UK Civil Service and HM Treasury, 2002–08

Public spending roles, HM Treasury and National Audit Office UK, 1997–2005

Current board membership and public duties:

Managing Director, Paladin Capital (United States)

Director of SANS CISO Network and Events

Advisory Board, CyberCX (Australia)

Advisory Board, Garrison Technologies (UK)

Advisory Board, RedSift (UK)

Non-Executive Director, Our Future Health (UK, medical research charity)


Ciaran Martin is an independent member of the Board.

Ciaran Martin

Member of the Board