Andrew France OBE London

Andrew has been an adviser to Hakluyt since 2015.

He was previously deputy director for cyber defence operations at GCHQ. During his 30-year career with the agency, he helped develop the UK’s national cyber defence strategy, with responsibility for both policy and operational delivery.

After leaving GCHQ in 2014, Andrew was the co-founder and CEO of Darktrace, the leading cyber security technology company.