Sir Iain Lobban KCMG CB London

Iain has been an adviser to Hakluyt since 2015.

He previously spent 30 years with the UK government, including as director of GCHQ, where he led the agency’s work on cyber-defence, counter-terrorism, military campaigns overseas, and serious crime.

Iain has also advised the Australian prime minister on the country’s first cyber security strategy, and is a visiting professor at King’s College London.