Charlie Mcmurdie Keynote Speaker
- Former head of Police National Cyber Crime Unit
- Senior Cyber Crime Advisor - PwC
- Honorary Fellow - Universit of Warwick
Charlie Mcmurdie's Biography
Charlie Mcmurdie is a highly experienced cybercrime detective with over 30 years of service in the police and security industry. She has held several high-profile positions within law enforcement and delivered presentations to audiences worldwide as a sought-after keynote speaker on cybercrime and digital security.
In 2013, Charlie founded Achilleon Consultancy, a cyber security agency. The consultancy firm advises and assists public and private sectors in minimising cyber security threats. Charlie spent several years at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Cyber Crime Advisor offering consultancy services and strategic knowledge to the conglomerate Risk Assurance, Forensics, and Legal service security teams.
She has more than three decades of experience in law enforcement, beginning her career as a Detective with the National Crime Squad and eventually departing Scotland Yard in 2013 as a Detective Superintendent. As head of Law Enforcement National Cyber of the Police Central e-Crime Unit, Charlie was tasked with creating a system that would allow for quick intelligence sharing across various groups to curb the rapidly rising instances of cybercrime.
She holds an honorary fellowship at the University of Warwick’s Cyber Centre, has interviewed and presented on various radio and TV shows and is a knowledgeable speaker on cybercrime and emerging risks.
With an extensive background in security as a police officer and consultant, she provides engaging addresses about emerging technology and how it can help secure communications systems against cyber attacks.
Charlie holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Policing Science from the University of Portsmouth.
As a keynote speaker, Charlie is widely respected for her work which has helped shape the way governments and businesses approach cybercrime prevention. She is a proven leader with deep international experience in government, industry and law enforcement and has managed global teams on projects involving security concerns and highly sensitive matters of diplomacy.