Melanie Oldham

CEO Cyber EdTech, NED, Industry Advisor, i100, Cluster Lead & Passionate Speaker on the Human Side of CyberSecurity,

Melanie Oldham OBE has over 17 years of experience in the Information Security Industry, with a particular focus on the human side of cyber security.

In 2007 Melanie founded the Cyber Edtech company Bob’s Business, which brings cyber security to life through animation and storytelling, helping organisations of all sizes deliver cybersecurity cultural change programmes.

In 2015 Melanie founded the Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster, a community interest company helping to grow the local cyber security ecosystem, supporting regional practitioners with knowledge sharing, skills, innovation and growth.

In the 2021 New Years honours, Melanie was awarded an OBE for services to cyber security, recognising her tireless work in developing the Yorkshire region’s cyber resilience. Melanie is also a published author and has been nominated and won multiple industry awards for her contributions to the industry.