Chris Parker

Lt. Col. (ret’d) Chris Parker MBE is Director of Government Strategy at Fortinet, a cybersecurity global vendor with 1200 technology patents. Chris has a Masters’ Degree in Defence Technology and served in the British Infantry on nine combat and operational tours, including as an Armoured Brigade Chief of Staff in Kosovo for NATO (2001) and in Iraq (2003). Chris was later a construction $1.3B Project Director, a Chief Operating Officer in the oil and gas industry and led his own cybersecurity risk business for five years. He is a Chartered Manager, Fellow of the Tällberg Foundation and Associate at the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.