Meet The Team
Mark is a serving police Superintendent in the Devon and Cornwall force. After graduating from Exeter University with a languages degree, he has worked for over 25 years in policing, spanning a variety of operational roles. His CV includes periods as a detective, as leader of sizeable policing areas, and as a firearms commander, with an interest in cyber which recently led to him becoming one of the force ‘digital leaders’. He has also operated nationally as a lead consultant, helping forces across the country create sustainable operating models. Latterly, Mark chaired the board of directors of a local Multi-Academy Trust, guiding it through a period of restructure and expansion. Mark holds an MSc in police leadership and management and a postgraduate diploma in the psychology of organisation development. He is married with two children, two dogs, and a passion for Cornish beaches.
Head of Cyber & Innovation
Ross is an experienced Detective officer who has carried out numerous roles during his service, although primarily operating within mainstream Criminal investigations. Latterly Ross was a trainer within Dorset Police in order to implement a new Records Management System as well as writing course syllabi. During a number of career breaks he has experience of running large scale projects in the middle east. He joins the South West Cyber Resilience Centre as a Detective Inspector and head of cyber and innovation.
Advisory Group Lead
Bob is a retired police officer who has served across a variety of roles including major investigation, surveillance, intelligence, specialist crime and prevention. Bob continues to work as a Police Staff member for Devon and Cornwall Police as the crime prevention advisor and business crime portfolio lead. As an accredited advanced problem solver and project manager Bob is motivated to support all businesses to mitigate the risk of crime be that physical or digital.
Bob works at national, regional and local levels and has previously chaired the SW Cyber Security Cluster, is currently a member of the National Business Crime Centre and works with the SW Business Crime Centre. He understands business continuity and has been involved with the subject of cyber for over seven years to assist people by breaking down the technical language to improve understanding and mitigate risk.
Customer Relations Volunteer
Vicky is a longstanding volunteer in many sectors. Working with the Trussell Trust foodbank in Tavistock, Devon for over 7 years, Vicky is passionate to give help to those in crisis. Vicky also volunteers for the NSPCC with the school’s service Speak Out Stay Safe scheme. Every child has the right to be protected from abuse and by reaching out to every school in the UK and Channel Islands means that every child is given the right to Speak Out and Stay Safe. Vicky is training to become an online ChildLine volunteer in the New Year.
Working within Devon and Cornwall Police as a local support volunteer has opened the opportunity to join South West Cyber Resilience Centre. Prior to volunteering, Vicky worked within safeguarding for 5 years and event management. When not busy with volunteering she enjoys baking and has a keen interest in interior design. Vicky is married with one son.