Gareth Wharton

Gareth Wharton

Gareth is Cyber CEO, responsible for leading Cyber Insurance at Hiscox. He also leads the Cyber Centre of Excellence (C3) providing seamless service in areas such as product development, value add services offerings, pricing and branding & marketing to customers. The C3 serves as a dedicated cyber resource, drawing together the expertise of Hiscox’s 70 cyber staff across the business. Gareth is a regular speaker on Cyber risks, and has recently been quoted by the BBC and ZDNet. Previous to this role Gareth was Hiscox CTO, leading the IT Strategy and architecture teams, where he was responsible for driving a cloud first approach, and re-architecting one of the core underwriting platforms to Azure as well as providing DevOps leadership across the wider IT team. Prior to this, Gareth ran Infrastructure Services for Hiscox. Before joining Hiscox, Gareth has worked in a number of financial services companies, including 9 years at Aon in various IT roles

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