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Oscar O’Connor


Oscar O’Connor is an internationally recognised expert and speaker in information/cyber security and resilience, working with clients to deliver value and societal benefit from their investments in technology and cybersecurity

With more than 20 years experience as an executive and non-executive director, charity trustee and board advisor in both private and public sectors, Oscar provides practical and achievable direction on addressing cybersecurity, privacy and information technology risks at the individual, organisational and societal levels, with long-term, sustainable solutions.

His career highlights include acting as Trustee for The Web of Hope, COO of Security Risk Management Ltd, NED for Perspective Risk Ltd, Director of Oxford Joint Analysis, Board Advisor for he Oxford Trust and the Cyber Security Challenge UK and member of the Ethics Advisory Board for Profusion Ltd.

Oscar O’Connor is all about customer success and has a passion for ensuring customers get what they need from the technology products and services they invest so heavily in.

Oscar O’Connor is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Information Security and the Business Continuity Institute, a Charted Engineer, Chartered IT Professional, Fellow of the RSA, Certified Information Security Manager and Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer.


A seasoned speaker at conferences and seminars on the international stage. Oscar has spoken at events in England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Dubai.

His speaking topics include –

  • Transformation
    How companies can make a difference (instead of just delivering stuff)
    The place of emotional intelligence and empathy in programme management
  • Risk
    Why “risk” is not just a four letter word – what to be aware of and what maybe coming around the corner?
    Why the ability to detect that a risk has occurred is at least as important as its likelihood
  • Safety & Security online
    Learning to stay sane when bombarded with spam
  • Social Responsbility & Sustainability
    Balancing the need for connectivity and ICT against environmental impact of industrial scale energy consumption
    Business in general, and cybersecurity in particular, as a force for good
  • Cybersecurity
    Security and Resilience post COVID – how prepared are you?
    Who IS responsible and who should be? (CIO/CISO/CRO?)
  • Reslience
    What does Resilience mean in an interconnected world?
  • Security Awarness
    Are we too focused on the end user?
    What does the C-Suite need to understand?

Some of the previous talk topics Oscar has delivered include –

  • Navigating through the Cyber Security Technology Landscape
  • Developing Cyber Security Strategies
  • Engaging with the National Cyber Security Strategy: Working in Partnership to Reduce Risk in the Digital Age
  • They Want Your Data and They Can’t Have Your Data
  • Sustaining value through business continuity
  • Cyber Security, Understanding the real risks
  • Cyber Security as a Tool for Business Transformation
  • Could cybercrime kill the Information Age?
  • Alphabet Soup: Making Sense of Cyber Threat Intelligence


Cyber Security


We have worked with Matthew for many years and will continue to do so. His knowledge of the Speaker Market and ability to interpret our clients requirements is quite exceptional.

He is incredibly thorough in his approach and always goes that extra mile to ensure everything is exactly as required.

I am always happy working with Matthew, he has great credibility, he is very diverse in his ability to make things happen.

Matthew Fisher and I have worked together for many number of years. I have always found Matt to be honest, good natured and willing to work hard always carefully selecting the best appearances to suit my personality and lifestyle. The work Matthew has delivered for me over the years has varied from schools, colleges, attending film premiers, guest speaking  to name a few all of which I have lots of memories and thoroughly enjoyed.