Prof Tim Watson

Professor Tim Watson is the Director of the WMG Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick. With more than thirty years’ experience working with industry and in academia, he has been involved with a wide range of systems on several high-profile projects and has acted as a consultant for some of the largest telecoms, power and transport companies.

He is an adviser to various parts of the UK government and to several professional and standards bodies. Tim’s recent research includes EU-funded projects on combating cyber crime, UK MoD research into automated defence, insider threat and secure remote working, and EPSRC-funded research, focusing on the protection of critical national infrastructure against cyber attack.