Dr Nigel Brown
Lead for Resilient ICT Strategy
Cabinet Office, Civil Contingencies Secretariat, UK


Dr Nigel P Brown works for the Cabinet Office at the centre of UK government in the Civil Contingencies Secretariat. The Secretariat works in partnership with government departments, the devolved administrations and key stakeholders to enhance the UK’s ability to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies. He has lead responsibility for the strategic policy direction for resilience of the information and communications technologies sector. He is closely involved with risk assessments in the telecommunications and energy sectors and the planning assumptions derived from them. Nigel previously worked for technical and management consultancies, BP Exploration and the Health & Safety Executive. He is a chartered Chemical Engineer and holds PhD, MBA and BSc degrees from Imperial College, London.