Paul Boardman

Paul’s background in the Cyber, National Security and Defence sector extends back 15 years during which time he has worked with the UK Intelligence Community, NCSC, The Home Office and the Ministry of Defence.  Paul has a Bachelor of Laws degree, but followed his passion for technology and software into a career as a Software Engineer and Technical Architect working across various sectors including telecoms and banking. 

Most recently Paul was the Chief Technology Officer for CACI’s Information and Intelligence Division responsible for the technical strategy in the National Security, Defence, Critical National Infrastructure and Law Enforcement sectors. Prior to working with CACI Paul was a co-founder and Chief Operations Officer of Deep3 – a leading provider of mission critical software in complex environments within the national security, cyber, defence and law enforcement industries.  


  • NorthWest Cyber Security Cluster as the Strategic Growth and Collaboration Lead and board member
  • Non exec director,  UKC3  – Innovation Lead
  • Start-up, scale up and SME senior leadership and board mentor