msimpson@alixpartners.com Martin Simpson Director AlixPartners, LLP +44 20 7098 7477 https://www.alixpartners.com/media/14375/msimpson_df_166603_480x480.jpg
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Martin Simpson

Director, London

SUMMARY

Martin is a versatile technology leader with a record of solving complex business problems. In the current hostile cyberenvironment, he is at the forefront of helping organizations withstand, absorb, and recover from disruption. Martin is recognized for his ability to quickly shape a proportionate response to multifaceted threats in a business context. Previously, he was chief of staff to GE’s chief information security officer and was on GE’s cyberincident-response team during the September 11 terrorist attacks, which occurred while he was simultaneously countering a significant cyberincident. He led the postincident review of a significant breach of personal data, including determining root causes and managing communications with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office and other stakeholders. Seconded into a client organization as director of technology, operational, and risk management, he resolved a number of no-regret cyber- and technology-related issues.