Chris Porton

Head of Information Security

Chris graduated from the University of Oxford, Queen’s College with a degree in Mathematics.

He has nearly 30 years’ experience in the retail, financial markets, government and insurance sectors. Throughout these sectors, he has gained broad experience in delivering complex projects alongside diverse teams across multiple departments.

Following a background in consultancy with Accenture, Chris held positions in product development, change management and enterprise risk before specialising in information security. He is a Certified Information Security Manager and holds further certifications in both implementing and auditing the International Standard for Information Security, ISO27001.

Prior to joining PGMBM, Chris took a UK retailer on their journey to compliance with the ISO27001 standard as well as achieving compliance with PCI-DSS, the information security standard for organisations that handle debit and credit cards.

Chris is primarily responsible for defining, developing and implementing the information security strategy whilst protecting the firm from cyber security threats.

PGMBM (a trading name of Excello Law Limited) – SRA License Number 512898

Excello Law is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and complies with the Solicitors Code of Conduct, a copy of which can be located here.

Badge