Neil Bennett

Neil Bennett

Chief Information Security Officer
NHS Digital

Neil Bennett is the Chief Information Security Officer at NHS Digital, responsible for leading their Data Security Centre. 

Neil has over 25 years of experience in the complex health and care sector. Before joining the NHS, Neil worked in the private sector delivering services into the NHS. After that, Neil moved to the NHS spending the last few years running their national scale technology, digital and data Live Services operation. More recently, Neil made the transition into the CISO position. 

Neil has a strong passion to support the digitisation of the NHS by building public trust and ensuring safe patient care through effective information security.

Appearing at
FST Government Panel on stage
3 November 2022
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
While the COVID-19 pandemic and persisting ramifications of the bushfires forced the Australian Government to deliver a swift pivot to digital for citizens to access information, support and solutions about their lives and livelihoods, it was an opportunity to see...
FST Gov NZ Local
23 September 2021
This year’s FST Government NZ Mini Series will be held from 11am – 1pm NZST on Thursday 23 September, bringing together the top session’s from this year’s FST Government New Zealand in-person summit (re-scheduled until 2022). The New Zealand Government...
FST Gov Australia 2021
11 November - 12 November 2021
  • Virtual Conference
The front face eGovernment was on full display during Australia’s ‘year of crises’, as citizens in lockdown reflexively sought out digital services for information, support, and solutions to maintain lives and livelihoods. While the Australian Government did, in large part,...