Vikas Patel

Vikas Patel

Group Chief Information Security Officer

London, UK

Vikas is the Group Chief Information Security Officer. He provides guidance to the Information Security team and strategy and assurance to the Board of Directors.

Having graduated in 2001 he began his professional career in 2003 in cyber security. Vik has over 13 years of Information Security specific experience alongside 7 years as a founder and Managing Director of a previous business, blending his deep understand of cyber risk with commercial acumen. His principal experience was gained working on behalf of industry-leading managed security providers, consulting to a multitude of sectors including finance, government and even a space agency.

If Vik was not working for McGill and Partners, he would be listening to music on his turntables.

“McGill and Partners represented an opportunity to join an innovative firm, embracing modern standards, led by some of the most respected names in the insurance industry. With strong executive sponsorship and an extremely low cyber risk appetite, I felt the growth strategy was being driven by the right cultures. Ensuring information and cyber risk kept pace with our rapid growth presented a great challenge for me to really apply my experience.”

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