Meet The Team

Cyber Management Alliance Advisory and Management Team

We have trained over 100 organisations including:

Meet the Team


Amar Singh

CEO & Founder


Amar Singh is an industry influencer and leader, founder of a not-for-profit organisation and the Cyber Management Alliance and Chair of ISACA’s UK Security Advisory Group. Amar is engaged as a trusted business and cyber security advisor, mentor to C level executives, and a consultant to organisations who need to reduce their risk exposure, deploy post incident remediation, build security teams, increase cyber resiliency and mature their information security and data privacy posture.

Amar’s client profile includes News International (now News UK), Siemens, the BBC, Reuters, BP, ATOS, Gala Coral, Cable & Wireless, SABMiller and many more. Several of the world’s prestigious media organisations and publications regularly seek and publish Amar’s counsel and guidance, including: The BBC, Financial Times, Al Jazeera, The Economist, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph The Economist’s Intelligence Unit (EIU) invited Amar to the London Stock Exchange to share his insights on information risk management Amar launched The Financial Times’ CISO video series Amar has featured in a number of prestigious publications including: Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales The Counter Terror Business Magazine Regular contributor to publications including Computer Weekly, SC Magazine, InfoSec and others Featured on the cover of SC Magazine



Marcus Burkert

Non-executive Board Member


KPMG – Manager Cyber Security (IT Advisory) Switzerland Marcus works in a multidisciplinary environment that includes engaging in negotiations with suppliers in the procurement and implementation process of IT security infrastructures, as well as developing appropriate security processes and procedures. His professional development and career has spanned over 16 years within the realm of IT and cyber security.

He currently works in design and implementation of innovative security architectures for enterprise IT environments, as well as on the development of adequate security policies and processes to support the IT Security effort of the clients. He is also an interim IT Security Advisor & Auditor for various clients and performs risk analysis & assessments, as well as the whole gamut of security processes and audits to underpin the security architectures – such as security assessments, vulnerability and penetration tests as well as computer security incident response and forensic investigations.


Kinshuk De

Non-exec Strategic Advisor


Head, Enterprise Security Risk Management at Tata Consultancy Services Kinshuk De has diverse technology experience across industries including IT & Cyber security, project management, IT infrastructure & implementation, security architecture design & systems integration, managed security operations, business development, project cost control and budget variances analysis.

He has experience in the areas of cyber & network security operations, system integration, information security, Identity management, vulnerability management, business continuity planning, cyber security, cloud security, compliance, risk assessment and Infrastructure Management, Crypto, PKI He is a seasoned professional from a dynamic & disciplined organization having outstanding track record and professional education from best tier-1 institutes like Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi), Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management (Mumbai), STN Atlas (Germany), PMP (PMI, USA).


Bal Rai

Managing Director


Bal has over 14 years experience in technical project management and is the Managing Director of software training and Cyber Security Careers specialist ANG2 Consulting Ltd, which provides its services to organisations including F5 Networks, BT, IRM Plc, UK Defence Academy (Cranfield University), University of Warwick and Interquest Plc.

Cyber Management Alliance are a sponsor and an official affiliate of Cyber Security Challenge and provide careers advice and at Insights & Development Camps across the country  at venues such as University of Edinborough Napier, Bristol University, Greenwich University and University of Coventry where Bal was on the panel and also presented an Information Security Resource Training workshop to an audience of Cyber Security graduates. 


Lisa Carter
Director of Business Development

Lisa has been working within the events management and business growth and marketing industry for over 15 years and is responsible for managing our vendor relationships. Lisa is a hard working individual who is results driven and nothing pleases Lisa more than client satisfaction. She joined the Wisdom of Crowds team in 2016 .

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Matt Glover
Head of Visual Marketing

Matt heads up our Marketing team. Having spent the last 14 years in the creative industry as a advertising, design, marketing and PR consultant. Matt has worked with a diverse range of clients

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Allie Philpin
Head of Content Marketing

With a BA in Business and a Certificate in Marketing, Allies has gained over 25 years’ experience in online, digital and offline marketing, social media and copywriting covering a wide range of topics from pharmaceutical and energy efficiency to IT communications, data management and cyber security.


Chris Payne EU GDPR 
Technology Trusted Advisor

Chris is a highly motivated and driven cyber-security professional with 8 years of experience within the IT industry. He is known for his never ending desire to learn and improve which has lead him to being involved in the planning, operational, implementation and advisory aspects of IT Security projects and decision making. His extensive hands on experience with enterprise IT networks gives him public speaking and consultative roles real integrity and substance. Which has provided opportunities to speak at InfoSec, be published by CRN and filmed for the Independents Business Insider website.


Abhi G
Head of Training

Abhi is a professional CISSP trainer. He is CMA's CISSP/CISA/ISO 27001/SOX/Information Risk Management/SAP Cyber security trainer. He has an MBA (Finance), Computer Engineering, CISSP, CISA, ITIL (expert), COBIT (foundations), and SAP security qualifications.

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For further information please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0) 203 189 1422 or fill out the form below.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0) 203 189 1422 or fill out the form below.


Tel: +44 (0) 203 189 1422