4th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

September 14th-15th, 2014 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

James Quinault


Director, Cyber Security Office,Information Assurance ,Cabinet Office

James was educated in Scotland and the US and at Merton College, Oxford.

James joined the Civil Service Fast Stream from university in 1993. Besides previous roles in the Treasury on environment issues, 'green' taxes and public expenditure planning and control, James has also worked in a number of other departments in Whitehall, including spells in the Economic and Domestic Secretariat in the Cabinet Office, as private secretary to the Head of the Civil Service, and on secondment to the Home Office working on the overhaul of policy on criminal justice and immigration issues. His most recent post was as head of the Treasury team looking after defence and security spending.
James lives in Winchester and is married with three children.
He was appointed CBE in The Queen's Birthday Honours 2011.