Chris Porton

Head of Information Security

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

Chris has nearly thirty years of experience in the retail, financial markets, government, and insurance sectors. He has extensive experience of delivering complex projects alongside diverse teams across multiple departments.

Following a background in consultancy with Accenture, Chris has 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.

Chris has previously taken 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 responsible for defining, developing and implementing the information security strategy whilst protecting PGMBM 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.