Portrait of Gavin Cartwright
There are two questions that highlight the potential issues around organisations’ understanding the strategic impact of cybersecurity: Is the board ready for the CISO? And is the CISO ready for the board?

Gavin Cartwright

Partner, Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP

Helping clients understand and manage the impact of cyber risks. Cybersecurity leader. Semi-retired footballer and football coach. Enjoys kayaking.

Gavin is the EY UK&I Cybersecurity Leader. He has worked across industries including consumer products, retail, life sciences, telecommunications and media. Gavin helps clients achieve objectives that include increasing the understanding of cyber at a board level, reducing cyber risks, managing supply chain security and data protection.

With more than 20 years’ experience working in the security sector, initially in the security expert team at a leading global security, cloud and networking services company, and then as a leader and partner in one of the leading audit firms in London and Sydney, his goal is to develop the next generation of best-in-class cybersecurity experts.

Gavin earned a BSc in Business Information Technology from Bournemouth University.  

How Gavin is building a better working world

"Working closely with EY clients, I firmly believe that trust is at the heart of what we do. Whether it’s establishing trust with our clients or helping them deliver long-term value through managing cybersecurity risk, I try to make sure that we lead by example to maintain a trusted brand, ultimately striving towards a better and more secure working world."

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