I'm a keen believer in gaining experience being the most important part of learning, rather than formal training courses, but I identify the need to attain formal qualifications to provide a baseline standard.

Professional certification

I am in the process of obtaining CREST certifications as a CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT) and CREST Certified Tester (application).

CREST Practitioner Security Analyst (CPSA)

Certified by CREST

Certified Security Testing Professional (CSTP)

Certified by 7Safe

Certified Security Testing Associate (CSTA)

Certified by 7Safe

EU General Data Protection Regulation Foundation (GDPR F)

Certified by International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ)

Other professional courses

  • Foundation Certificate in Agile (QA - BCS accredited)
  • Functional Programming Principles in Scala (Distinction) - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (via Coursera)
  • Principles of Reactive Programming (Distinction) - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (via Coursera)

Academic qualifications

University of Warwick - MEng Computer Science 2002-2006 (2:1)