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 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
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,...
FST Government NZ 2022 postponed until 2022
24 February 2022
  • Lower Hutt Events Centre
The New Zealand Government has in recent years made impressive strides in its digital transformation agenda. Achievements of note include the rollout of its one-stop-shop customer service hub, gov. NZ, coordinating its data sharing and management program (under the Data...