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 Victoria
29 July 2021
  • Crown Towers Melbourne
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