Katie Shanahan

Katie is a cyber security consultant with experience across energy, critical national infrastructure, property, banking and finance, public sector and luxury retail.

A trusted adviser for boards and operational teams alike, she enables organisations to improve their security risk profiles and drive sustainable change to meet business outcomes.

Katie also volunteers with a number of organisations, including SheLeadsTech London which aims to increase the number of women in the technology workforce and in leadership positions.

Her drive for effective cross-functional collaboration, improved intergenerational communication, and greater diversity led her to co-found the Next Gen Faculty. Katie’s aim is to encourage nuanced discussions across LIBF’s centres – giving a platform to young professionals, and enabling decision makers to hear from the people on the ground.