Leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), today announced the appointment of Tim Rees as Client Engagement and Strategy Leader for the UK Cyber Risk Solutions business.
Based in London and reporting to Anthony Dagostino, Global Head of Cyber Risk, Rees is responsible for developing Willis Towers Watson’s integrated approach to cybersecurity in the UK. In this new role, Rees will lead the company’s client outreach strategy and engagements across the full range of human capital and risk related cyber solutions. Rees will also be working closely with Glyn Thoms, who leads the company’s cyber insurance broking business in the UK.
His appointment is part of Willis Towers Watson’s continued significant investment in its UK cyber business. Previously Tim was Client Engagement Manager for UK software company, Blackdot Solutions, focussing on the legal sector and the U.S market and has delivered projects for the EU and UN in Africa, the Americas and the Middle East.
Tim previously served as an officer in the British Army’s Intelligence Corps with attachments to the Welsh Guards in Afghanistan and subsequently UK Special Forces. Tim’s hire follows the recruitment of several former military and intelligence personnel, including his U.S counterpart, Tom Finan, who served as a senior cyber expert in the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI.