Simon GoldsmithDirector - Cyber Security & Financial Crime
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Simon Goldsmith is Head of Cyber Security & Financial Crime at BAE Systems with responsibility for business development and customer success for Banking and Critical National Infrastructure based here in the United Arab Emirates. Prior to joining the Middle East team, Simon worked as Business Area Manager for the Protect division of BAE Systems Cyber Security business. Notable is his 15 years in the intelligence and security industry and leadership of the team which produced the blueprint for BAE Systems' Advanced Security Operations Centre. Previous work in his 11 years with BAE Systems include successes such as lead financial and operational advisor on the largest IT programme in Europe, development of a new technology to protect critical industrial systems from cyber attack and provision of data management, analytics and visualisation platforms, to identify and enable the investigative response to cyber threats, regulatory compliance and fraud. Simon received a Masters Degree in Engineering from Bristol University in the United Kingdom in 1999 and is a Chartered Engineer.