Purvi Kay

Head of Cyber Security Governance Risk & Compliance, BAESystems

Purvi Kay is a Chartered Aerospace Engineer with 14 years of experience in various Civil Service Departments and the UK Intelligence Community. The last 10 years Purvi has been working as a Senior Leader in Cyber Security in Government. She has recently transitioned into the Private Sector and taken up a new role with BAeSystems as their Head of Cyber Transformation and GRC.

Purvi has extensive experience in dealing with complex and top priority Cyber Security issues and leading high performing teams to deliver positive security outcomes. Purvi has a keen interest in embedding a security culture within organisations and is passionate about developing the right talent pipeline of security professionals, ensuring they are empowered and equipped with the necessary career and learning and development frameworks to progress their security careers successfully.

Purvi is an active mentor for security professionals and an influential advocate of diversity and inclusion.