The Alan Turing Institute

Professor Tim Watson FBCS FIET

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Position

Programme Director, Defence and Security

Bio

Professor Tim Watson FBCS FIET is Programme Director, Defence and Security at The Alan Turing Institute. Appointed in January 2022, Tim is also Professor of Cyber Security and the Director of the WMG Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick. With more than thirty years’ experience working with government, industry and in academia, he has been involved with a wide range of programmes, several high-profile projects and has acted as a consultant for some of the largest telecoms, power and transport companies. He is an adviser to various parts of the UK government and to several professional and standards bodies.