Scott Nicholson

Scott Nicholson

Scott is Bridewell’s Technical Delivery Leader and brings a significant amount of experience within the cyber security and data privacy profession.

Scott has delivered security and privacy solutions on a global scale within a number of sectors such as central government, police, financial services, retail, oil and gas and has also worked with a number of software development companies, cloud service providers and some of the largest hosting companies in the world.

Scott joined Bridewell Consulting in early 2016 and is responsible for the delivery and growth of our information security and privacy practice in addition to the development of our managed security services portfolio.  Scott provides security leadership and hands on technical operational delivery for a number of Bridewell’s clients and also provides leadership and guidance to our consultants.

Before joining Bridewell, Scott operated across a number of industries, his latest roles before joining Bridewell were Director of Security and Head of Security and Compliance.  Working with SME companies to organisations such as IBM, Scott has provided a vast mixture of security leadership and technical delivery of programmes such as ISO27001:2013, PCI DSS, NIST, Cyber Essentials Scheme, PSN, PSNP and CESG (now NCSC) guidance.

Scott is extremely passionate about cyber security, information security and privacy, in particular when it comes to delivering a high quality service for Bridewell’s clients both when he is involved in delivery of a service himself or when he is overseeing members of the Bridewell team.

Scott has spoken at various security and privacy events across the UK, written a number of published articles on key concerns in the industry and was also part of an important cloud security publication in the Sunday Times.

  • Masters Degree in Business (MBA)
  • Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
  • Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP)
  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • CESG Certified Professional (SIRA)
  • CESG Certified Professional (IA Auditor)
  • CESG Certified Professional (ITSO)
  • Cisco Implementing IOS Network Security (IINS)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
  • Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E)
  • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)
  • Certified Data Protection Practitioner (PC.dp)
  • Member British Computing Society (MBCS)
  • Certified Prince2 Practitioner
Scott Nicholson

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