The team at Vox Securitas are a group of experienced senior level legal, HR, risk, insurance, IT, cyber, and consulting professionals who have combined their extensive compliance industry knowledge together with the senior cyber security experts at Southampton University and former senior communication executive of WPP to create the compliance portal DataVista.
Our mission is to bring to the business world a simple intuitive user experience and a simplified understanding of the GDPR and CCPA process, placing it within reach of businesses of all sizes that are affected by the legislation. Many businesses are currently struggling to cope with the workload and demands, and the vast majority are still at risk of non-compliance.
Martin Gillard Chief Executive Officer – has over 25 years successful Business Management experience, most recently as COO for an Oman multinational Good Earth Power. He has successfully grown and delivered business in 40 countries across the energy, renewable energy, water, housing, infrastructure, forestry, logistics, horticultural, software and IT sectors. Martin holds an MBA and a BSc in Operational Environmental Management.
Mike Webster Commercial & Legal Director – has over 25 years’ business experience, including 19 years as a managing partner of a London law firm, advising on a wide range of businesses including IT, manufacturing, professional services, retail, food, advertising, education and health. Through his commercial experience and leadership, Michael has advised many businesses, on growth and acquisition strategies, change management, business re-structures succession planning, management buy-outs and business sales. Michael holds a LLB (Hons) and in 2009 became a Freeman of the City of London, is also a UK Athletics qualified assistant coach
Duncan Cogdell Non Exec Chairman – has worked in the Insurance and Risk Management industry for over 30 years, managing and coordinating global insurance programmes for a number of significant clients, working closely with International fund and asset management businesses, together with Lawyers, Accountants and Banks. He has also worked within a number of large institutions, including a leading Chartered Surveying firm, one of the world’s leading financial companies together with creating a new insurance broking businesses which in 3 years of trading become a Top 100 UK broker. He has held several senior Director Roles and also holds a number of Non Executive directorships of businesses active in the Sustainable and Renewable Energy fields.
Dr. Gary Wills Technical Director – has a Bachelor’s degree in Electromechanical Engineering and a PhD in Industrial Hypermedia, both from the University of Southampton. Prior to academia, Gary was a Quality Assurance Manager in a medium-size manufacturing company, where he conducted QA audits on the supply chain. Gary is a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology, a Chartered Engineer and a Principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Gary is also a qualified assessor for cyber essentials, Information assurance and GDPR through IASME
Franco Reda Communications Director – has been at the forefront of branding, design and broadcast communications for over 30 years working in some of the largest agency groups in the UK. These appointments saw him deliver a breadth of successful strategic branding, design and communications solutions for local and global clients such as P&G, British Airways, SAB Miller, Renault, Carlsberg and Swatch where he was global Creative Director. He was previously innovation leader of the team that built the tech start up brand Airportr. He is responsible for all brand communications.
Michael Miley Chief Marketing Officer – has been involved in the world of brand communications and business innovation both locally and globally for over 30 years. He developed integrated business offerings within the Havas and WPP Global networks.He then spearheaded the discipline of Digital Marketing as Regional Director EMEA at Grey Global Group growing network capability and business with P&G, GSK, Coca-Cola, and Heineken. Then, following a stint as WPP Global business development director working with emerging tech clients he was recruited as VP of Global Brands and digital innovation for the worlds largest Tea & Coffee company, JDE.He is responsible for all brand communications and go to market strategy and planning.
Lloyd Davidson Data Compliance Manager – is a qualified Data Protection Officer, who prior to joining Vox Securitas had worked for the last 4 years in the financial services sector for a large FTSE250 investments company. Lloyd has also worked in the recruitment and retail sectors in the past, giving him exposure across various types of industries. Lloyd studied Law at University at Southampton Solent University, focusing on employment law and alongside becoming a qualified GDPR practitioner, he has also undertaken courses in risk management. Lloyd’s strengths come from his knowledge of data protection law and helping clients identify and mitigate the risks that they face with practical solutions.
Dr Gary Wills Technical Director – has a Bachelor’s degree in Electromechanical Engineering and a PhD in Industrial Hypermedia, both from the University of Southampton. Prior to academia, Gary was a Quality Assurance Manager in a medium-size manufacturing company, where he conducted QA audits on the supply chain. Gary is a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology, a Chartered Engineer and a Principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Gary is also a qualified assessor for cyber essentials, Information assurance and GDPR through IASME