Tom Ilube

CEO, Crossword Cyberecurity plc

Tom Ilube CBE, CEO of Crossword Cybersecurity plc is a technology entrepreneur and educational philanthropist. He is a Non-Executive Director of the BBC and was an MD of Callcredit Information Group, CEO of Garlik Ltd and CIO of Egg plc, the pioneering British internet bank. His career included Goldman Sachs, PwC and the London Stock Exchange.

Tom is an Advisory Fellow of St Anne’s College, University of Oxford. He launched the African Science Academy, the first girls’ science and technology school on the continent. In 2017 Tom was named as Britain’s most influential Black person, was appointed a CBE in the 2018 Birthday Honours and has received two honorary Doctorates.