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New BRIM Appointment for Nationwide Cyber Resilience



BRIM is absolutely delighted to announce the appointment of our new Director of Programmes, Joanna Goddard, to our growing team. Joanna will support CEO Mandy Haeburn-Little with the nationwide roll out of Cyber Resilience Centres in partnership with Police UK.


Joanna brings an abundance of skill and expertise in business growth which will support the sustainability of Cyber Resilience Centres, as well as a successful track record in educating non-tech business leaders navigating security in a digital era.


With a background in commercial growth, educating business leaders on cyber resilience, leadership of a Town Centre Management company and having successfully founded and exited business, her extensive commercial growth and stakeholder engagement experience will enable law enforcement to work effectively with the SME community for improved resilience.


Most recently being dubbed 'The Non-Tech for Techs', Joanna has delivered engagement programmes for SMEs and cyber resilience Director education sessions for The Scottish Government and the Institute of Directors, as well as members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She will support the new Cyber Resilience Centres across the UK to learn how to do this effectively for their own business communities.


Joanna is a member of the Advisory Council to the School of Management and guest lecturer at the University of St. Andrews, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, and strategic advisor to Converge Challenge and Scotland IS Cyber Cluster.


Joanna commented

"It is a privilege to join Mandy, her team and Police UK to deliver such a critical project. So many fear cyber attack will cripple their business and yet find endless barriers to learning and navigating relevant support. This National network of Resilience Centres will be a significant milestone for the UK in this digital era"