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He is an industrial automation consultant with extensive technical and management experience across multiple sectors. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE), ISA Certified Automation Professional® (CAP®), UK registered Chartered Engineer (CEng), European registered Engineer (Eur Ing) and GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP).
A widely recognized expert in industrial cybersecurity and an ISA99 Security Standards Committee member, he played an essential role in the development of the world’s only consensus-based series of industrial cybersecurity standards - ISA/IEC 62443. He also actively participates in cybersecurity working groups formed by the Automation Federation, ISA’s umbrella organization.
Backed by nearly 30 years of software development experience, he specializes in: the development and management of real-time embedded equipment and automation systems; and the integration of real-time processing, decision-support and other disparate systems to improve business processes. He serves as president of National Automation, Inc. He writes and presents on a wide array of technical topics and is the author of ‘Mission Critical Operations Primer”, published by ISA. He has also contributed to other technical books, including the Water Environment Federation’s “Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Manual of Practice No.8, Sixth Edition”.
His previous and current client list includes: the UK Ministry of Defence; NATO; major utilities, such as Anglian Water Services and Sydney Water Corporation; major oil and gas companies, such as BP, BG Group and Shell; Fortune 500 companies, such as Quintiles Laboratories; and other leading global energy, power ,oil & gas and utilities organizations.