Mark Fawcett

Associate Director

London

Mark Fawcett is an Associate Director in Control Risks’ cyber security team and is responsible for running the cyber incident response services across Europe and Africa. He also assists in delivering crisis management training for both technical and non-technical senior management.

  • EMEA
  • Cyber and Digital Security

Mark Fawcett is an Associate Director in Control Risks’ cyber security team and is responsible for running the cyber incident response services across Europe and Africa. He also assists in delivering crisis management training for both technical and non-technical senior management.

Mark has experience in cyber crisis management and regularly works with clients to prepare for and respond to cyber-attacks. Mark has led the crisis management and recovery operations across multiple sectors and technologies. He has expertise in coordinating experts in cyber threat intelligence, digital forensics, legal, communications and public relations. Mark also has a significant amount of experience in providing recommendations to remediate controls that are tailored to clients’ risk appetite.


Recent tasks that Mark has worked on include: 

  • Responded to a variety of major security incidents including ransomware, data exfiltration and business email compromises.
  • Responsible for managing the relationship between Control Risks and the Cyber team at a global Insurance provider.
  • Responded to several high profile global Cyber Incidents that have required complex incident responses including working with negotiation experts to recover operations.


Prior to joining Control Risks, Mark was a Technology Resilience specialist at Ernst & Young providing advisory services to global Financial Services firms on how to prevent, react and learn from crisis. He has experience in providing controls assurance and post incident reviews for complex economic impacting incidents with clients classed as European Critical infrastructure. Mark supported these clients in understanding the causes of incidents and providing short, medium and long term roadmaps to not only recover operations but optimise as well.

Mark studied Computer Science at The University of Birmingham.

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