David Wallom is Associate Professor and Associate Director – Innovation of the Oxford e-Research Centre where he leads two research groups Energy and Environmental ICT and Advanced e-infrastructures, the later of which includes his work on Cybersecurity and Cloud computing. He has led over 45 research projects through these two groups in the last 12 years including cybersecurity & privacy implementation projects with applications to cloud computing and energy systems. He sits on the management committee of the University Cybersecurity Network, represents the University on the Oxfordshire Smart Cities board and UK Academia on the board of the Institute for Environmental Analytics. He chairs the Scientific advisory board for the Nordfirsk Nordic e-Science Globalisation Initiative centres of excellence and is Editor in Chief of the prizewinning SoftwareX journal which aiming to bring research software to become a first class output from all R&I activities. He has been Vice President of the OGF a distributed computing standard development organisation.