Who's involved in Cyber Innovation Hub

We are privileged to bring together a high-performing team, each bringing their unique expertise to the table. Together, they bring an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience, sparking engaging discussions and sharing invaluable insights that are sure to drive the hub's success.

Leadership Team

Pete Burnap

Pete Burnap

Director of Cyber Innovation Hub

Matthew Turner

Head of Operations – Cyber Innovation Hub

Andy Dodge

Business and Partnerships Manager – Cyber Innovation Hub

Karis Dunford

Office Manager – Cyber Innovation Hub

Elizabeth Lewis 

Project Manager Cyber Innovation Hub

Louise Harris

CEO TramShed Tech

Sharan Johnstone

Head of Cyber, University of South Wales

James Lewis

Director of Startup & Commercial Programmes

Advisory Group

Gwyneth Anderson

Welsh Government

Alex Baxendale


Leanne Connor


Stuart Criddle


John Davies

Cyber Wales

Bradley Finn


Matthew Morgan


Ed Parkinson

Angel Invest Network

Damon Rands


Craig Read


Matilda Rhode


Neil Sandford

Welsh Government

Sarah Smith

Development Bank of Wales

Emyr Thomas


Richard Tobutt

CCR Regional Skills Partnership

Josh Walter

Osney Capital

Oversight Group

Nick Sturge MBE

Omnigenix (Chair)

Louise Bright

University of South Wales

Paul Chichester

National Cyber Security Centre

Professor Roger Whittaker

Cardiff University

Rhodri Evans


Carl Griffiths

Development Bank of Wales

Michael Groves

Welsh Government

Louise Harris

TramShed Tech

Leanne Connor


Kevin Jones


Hannah Williams

Alacrity Foundation

Colin Stakem

Cardiff Capital Region

ABOUT Our unique approach

We’re joining up strategic plans with physical infrastructure around cyber security innovation. We believe our blend of hands-on skills development, business incubation and product acceleration across industry and academia is unique within the UK.

By building a critical mass of activity, with successful delivery, we will pull national and international investment into the region, with economic benefits for our partners, funders, and the wider community.

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