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S-RM Welcomes Andy Simpson-Pirie

S-RM Newsroom 21 February 2023
21 February 2023    S-RM Newsroom


S-RM welcomes Andy Simpson-Pirie as new Chief Technology & Information Officer



Andy brings with him 20 years of leadership experience in both the cyber and technology markets.

In his new role as CTIO at S-RM, he will head up the Technology, Digital, Information Security and Data teams, developing innovative technological solutions and driving improvement across S-RM’s digital estate. Andy will also lead the digital strategies for S-RM’s Cyber and Corporate Intelligence departments, working with these teams across their software, IT and cybersecurity systems.


Before his previous role at Cyberfort Group, Andy led technology and cyber security for LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, spearheading strategic initiatives to help grow and shape European businesses. In addition to holding numerous global consulting roles throughout his career, Andy has also served as Chief Technology Officer for Zurich Insurance.


Heyrick Bond Gunning, Chief Executive Officer at S-RM, commented: 


“With technology influencing every part of how we do business today and vital to our future competitiveness and growth, it’s a real coup for us to have Andy on board. I’m excited to see him put his expertise to use as he leads our Technology, Digital, Information Security and Data teams, with his considerable experience in leading sustainable growth for the likes of LDC, Zurich and others.”


Andy Simpson-Pirie, Chief Technology & Information Officer at S-RM, added:

S-RM has a reputation for innovation and consistently delivering the best for its clients, and so I am delighted to be starting my new role as CTIO at a company that so clearly values the potential of technology. It’s an exciting time for S-RM, and I look forward to collaborating with their high-performing team to generate technology-enabled growth for the company.”



S-RM is a global intelligence and cyber security consultancy. Founded in 2005, it has 350+ experts and advisors across eight international offices. Headquartered in London, S-RM has offices in Cape Town, Hong Kong, New York, Rio, Utrecht, Washington DC and Singapore.




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