Securing business data

Our Directors

Shannon Simpson (Group CEO)

Shannon is CEO of CNS Group. Shannon joined CNS in 2000 from Canon Voice & Data and has over seen the growth of CNS Group sales across all sectors since that time. With over 20 years of experience within the IT security industry Shannon has been responsible for company sales, marketing, PR, strategy and product development including Aegis, Dynamic Penetration Testing and Managed Security Services - Comply & Secure, Pro-Secure and Core. Shannon's knowledge of the Information Assurance and Cyber Security markets is broad and deep having been instrumental in many large projects including: CONFIDENTIAL Networking for HMG, growing CNS Group as a PSN Service Provider, PCI DSS and introduction of new technologies to the UK. Shannon continues to oversee critical client activities and provides strong leadership and care for all CNS Group management, consultants and operatives. Since taking over as CEO CNS Group has benefited from Shannon entrepreneurial and pragmatic approach with sales increasing 125% year on year.

Paul Rose (Group CTO)

Paul's military background gives him the ideal station to lead a team that manage some hugely business critical and security sensitive networks. Paul cut his teeth within the InfoSec world, post-service, with some well known City finance houses and brings an immense knowledge base of the workings of public and private sector regimes to the InfoSec arena. As a QSA and Lead Auditor Paul has created managed services that not only protect the network but achieve compliance to any required regulation. Paul is also a well known figure within the CESG and NPIA worlds.