Purvi Kay

Head of Cyber Security Governance, Risk and Compliance,

Purvi Kay is a Chartered Aerospace Engineer with 14 years of experience in various Civil Service Departments and the UK Intelligence Community. Purvi also has over 11 years of experience in Cyber Security and has held various Senior Leadership positions within Government. Purvi is now fulfilling the role of Head of Cyber Security Governance Risk and Compliance.  

Over the years Purvi has developed a skillset in a wide range of cyber security topics, ranging from threat intelligence to a embedding a security culture within organisations. Working in a continuously advancing industry has forced Purvi to adapt throughout her career, build resilience whilst working under pressure and stay motivated in difficult situations.

Purvi has taken this experience to empower other women around the world to enter the technology industry. As an active career mentor, she is passionate about developing the right talent pipeline of security professionals, ensuring they are empowered and equipped with the necessary career and learning frameworks to progress their security careers successfully.

A proud advocate for diversity and inclusion, she is passionate about supporting tech companies embrace true inclusion and create a paradigm shift in recruiting, nurturing and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. She recently delivered a TEDx Talk on How Neurodiversity can Strengthen Cyber Security With her technical and leadership experience in Cyber Security, passion for empowering others and her determination to create neuro-inclusive organisations, Purvi has become a sought after keynote speaker for Cyber events.