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Phil Whittock,
Head of Infrastructure and Information Security

Information Technology, Jersey

Phil has Group-wide responsibility for the ongoing development and operation of our IT architecture and information security strategy.

A central part of Phil’s role involves identifying and mitigating risks, ensuring our systems meet our stringent security requirements and providing staff with relevant training – all in-line with our ISO 27001:2013 accreditation, the leading industry standard for information security.

Background and experience

Phil joined us as Head of Information Security in 2017. In this role, he led the information security team, developed the team’s strategic direction, and established a Group-wide security administration function. Phil was promoted to Director and Head of Infrastructure and Information Security in 2019.

Phil has extensive experience of information security with a distinct financial services focus. Prior to joining the Group, he spent nearly seven years as Managing Director of Infrastructure and Operations for State Street Global Services, implementing infrastructure architecture and delivering operational IT services for a global administrator of alternative investments.

Previously, Phil spent 12 years as Head of Infrastructure Architecture for Threadneedle Asset Management and held various roles in the insurance and banking sectors.

Outside of the office

A long-suffering Aston Villa supporter, Phil enjoys watching football. He is a self-confessed fair-weather sailor, appreciating the seas around Jersey when time allows.

Whether at home or out and about, Phil loves cooking and trying food from around the world.

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