Simon Legg

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group

CybSafe’s Oz Alashe and Sam Oliver join JLT “anti-CISO” Simon Legg to discuss the challenges and benefits born from the interaction between people and technology. Join this interview for a CISO’s take on cyber security both at work and at home, and to discover what the future might hold for our relationship with technology.

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About Simon

Simon describes himself as a “Changer, Shaker, Motivator and Leader of Amazing People”. The self-proclaimed “Anti-CISO”,  he describes his approach as a business brain on technology shoulders.

Simon has a broad and diverse range of experience most recently fulfilling the role of JLT Group CISO supporting an Office comprised of an operational Cyber Unit and an Information Security oversight function including Business / Regional Information Security Officers and Information Security Risk Managers.

As part of the role Simon takes JLT’s seat at industry and regulatory committees focused on Cyber Security. Prior to JLT, Simon was at PRA Health Sciences and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.At PRA Health Sciences, Simon was responsible for building and maturing PRA’s Technology function as a whole. This included the deployment of public cloud services and the establishment of the CISO and Technology Risk function during a period of five years while PRA more than trebled in size, successfully went Public and fully rebranded.

At Bank of America Simon held various positions over a period of 17 years, this included the establishment of the payment technology operations domain and also becoming CISO responsible for all regions and businesses operating outside of the US (LATAM, APAC and EMEA).


Simon Legg

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group


  • Why Simon describes himself as an ‘anti-CISO’, and why it might be a good idea for others to follow suit
  • How “voluntary incompetence” can introduce unnecessary cyber risk to an organisation’s network
  • The unexpected opportunities we have to begin conversations about security
  • What organisations should focus on to improve security quickly