Our team

A small expert team of professionals all with practical experience of designing and operating TPRM activities
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3VRM has a mix of permanent employees and associates

 

Leadership team each have 15+ year’s experience in financial services and their respective domains.

Consultants typically have 5-10 year’s experience and most have worked extensively in financial services.

Access to broader network of associates with specific skills which can be accessed depending on project requirements.

Team members

Ben Dickinson 3VRM Founder

Ben Dickinson

3VRM Founder and Director

Ben has almost 20 years’ experience in risk management, assurance and advisory work, mainly in financial services.

As a Managing Director at Barclays and part of the Global Sourcing leadership team, Ben designed and led the firm’s Supplier Risk Management and Assurance capability, interacting with regulators and peer organisations to develop standards and approaches across various risk topics impacting Third Parties, including: Cyber, Security, Information Management, Resilience, Conduct, Regulatory Compliance, PCI-DSS, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruption.

Prior to Barclays, Ben trained as an accountant at Deloitte before focussing on Project Risk Management and Outsourcing Assurance.

Ben’s areas of expertise:

  • Third party management (contract, performance, relationship, risk)
  • Third party assurance
  • Procurement
  • Risk frameworks, policy
  • Target operating model

 

Functional expertise:

  • Programme / project and Change management
  • Technology implementation
  • Strategy and advisory
  • Audit and Assurance

Peter Hawkins 3VRM

Peter Hawkins

Third Party Risk Management Consultant

Pete has 17 years’ experience managing people, projects and change in global and smaller organisations across a variety of industries.

Pete’s career started as an officer in the Armed Forces. Since then, he has worked in global procurement and risk functions as an industry practitioner and before joining 3VRM, worked for a large consultancy helping numerous FTSE100 clients.

Pete’s experience covers all aspects of third party risk management, notably, capability assessments, risk frameworks, policy, operating model, risk assessment and risk management tools.

Pete’s areas of expertise:

  • Third party risk management
  • Third party management (contract, performance, relationship)
  • Risk frameworks, policy
  • Procurement

 

Functional expertise:

  • Programme / project management
  • Change management
  • Technology implementation
  • Strategy and advisory
  • Organisation design

Alex Kitney

Alex Kitney

Procurement & Supplier Management

Alex has 11 years’ experience in risk management, assurance, change and programme management, primarily within the financial services sector.

His experience includes, supporting clients assessing and enhancing existing frameworks, the design and implementation of global supplier risk and supplier management systems and leading the design and re-organisation of a global procurement function.

 

Alex’s areas of expertise:

  • Third party risk management (contract, performance, relationship)
  • Third party assurance
  • Risk frameworks, policy
  • Procurement
  • Supply chain sustainability
  • Target operating model

Functional expertise:

  • Programme / project management
  • Change management
  • Technology implementation
  • Strategy and advisory
  • Organisation design

David Beardshaw 3VRM

David Beardshaw

Cyber, Security & Security Programmes

David has 15 years’ experience as a management consultant, focussed on creating cyber security strategies, defining operating models and leading cyber transformation programmes, mainly in financial services.

Originally from a Big Four cyber consultancy background, David has led the cyber security programmes for Barclays and Virgin Money, as well as advising a variety of other FTSE 100 organisations to help establish security direction and turn around programmes failing to deliver the expected value. 

David has led cyber security programmes across the security spectrum, working with major security vendors, covering the following topics: Security Operations Centres, Identity & Access Management, Privacy and Data Leakage Protection, Vulnerability Management, Email Security, DDoS and Network Resilience, Supply Chain Cyber Risk, and Endpoint Security

David’s areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Security strategy and execution
  • Third party management and assurance
  • Procurement
  • Target operating model

 

Functional expertise:

  • Programme / project and Change management
  • Technology implementation
  • Strategy and advisory
  • Audit and Assurance

Andy Holliday 3VRM

Andy Holliday

Cyber, Security & Assurance

Andy is an experienced IT and risk professional with over 20 years of experience across a variety of industries including, banking, retail and higher education. Andy specialises in all aspects of cybersecurity and third party risk management with experience as a practitioner and a consultant.

Andy’s areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • IT Governance
  • Enterprise-wide and security strategy and delivery
  • IT / Security management
  • Outsourcing and third party management
  • PCI-DSS
  • Change detection, intrusion prevention, firewall management
  • Digital and mobile technologies

 

Functional expertise:

  • Risk management
  • Third party management
  • Audit and assurance

Neil Robertson 3VRM

Neil Robertson

Security Programmes & Change

Neil has over 25 years’ experience in programme and project management specialising in IT and cyber security project delivery. He has worked in the utilities, financial services and local government sectors in the UK and Australia.

Neil’s strength is relationship management between the customer and 3VRM and is driven by the opportunity to successfully deliver meaningful change and improvement through programmes and projects that lead to efficiencies in security posture, business operations, customer experience and the quality of service offered by the products.

 

Neil’s areas of expertise:

  • IT programme delivery
  • Cyber security programme management
  • Cyber security project and change management

Functional expertise:

  • Programme / project management
  • Agile deployment
  • Change management
  • Technology implementation

How we fit together

Analysts:

  1. Project Support / Project Office
  2. Service delivery
  3. Security Monitoring
  4. Reporting
  5. Tools

Programme Delivery:

  1. Programme Management
  2. Project Management
  3. Project Management Office
  4. Value Realisation

Consultants:

  1. Consulting engagements
  2. Supplier Risk Assessments
  3. Supplier Assurance
  4. Frameworks and tool/systems implementations
  5. Remediation projects

Security Consultants:

  1. Cyber Risk Assessment
  2. Security Ratings
  3. Malware, DLP, CASB
  4. Assurance Assessment
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