an is presently a consultant with Copper Horse specialising in the Internet of Things, Mobile Telecommunications and Cybersecurity. He also supports international organisations, such as MIPI Alliance, with their Automotive, IoT and Cybersecurity activities.
Prior to becoming a consultant Ian was Security Operations Director within the GSMA’s Fraud and Security team. He developed many of the GSMA’s IoT security resources including IoT SAFE which leverages the SIM as a ‘root of trust’ for IoT services, the GSMA’s IoT Security Guidelines and associated IoT Security Self-Assessment scheme. Ian also delivered the initial release of the GSMA Embedded SIM Specifications.
Before GSMA, Ian held senior technical positions within network operators including Hutchison (Three) and Orange.
He holds a B.Eng. with joint honours in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from Aston University, UK.