Chrissy is the PwC UK OT R&D Lead. She provides strategic technical insight and research into client environments and services within Operation Technology. She manages the PwC UK IoT/OT Labs and leads our OT research and training programs.  Chrissy has marked achievements for her contribution and research, including winning the (ISC)² Up and Coming Security Professional award 2019, A SC Magazine top 50 Woman of Cyber Security and published research. A natural problem solver, winning multiple technical Capture the Flag tournaments such as the Cyber Security Challenge UK, a BlackHat Challenge Coin, and placed top ten for cyber security & ICS security based competitions. She was the BSides London Rookie track winner in 2018 and has gone on to present and instruct internationally hardware hacking workshops with organisations such as The World Economic Forum, presentations at Oxford University, OWASP and Engineering Institutes on a mixture of cyber security subjects.

Chrissy is passionate about Neurodiversity and will be speaking in the pre-event evening on the subject. After being diagnosed later in life at the age of 30 and raising two children on the spectrum she is now an advocate for awareness and hopes to shed some light on the subject to help others.

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