Simon Onyons is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Cybersecurity practice and is based in London. Mr. Onyons has more than 24 years of cybersecurity experience, including deep expertise within the financial sector.
Mr. Onyons brings over two decades of information technology and cybersecurity experience, most recently in the area of finance regulation. He currently serves as a senior advisor to the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), where he works on the NCSC Advisory Group to support the NCSC Industry 100 initiative to improve cyber resilience across UK industry and will remain in this role while at FTI Consulting.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Onyons was a Senior Vice President and Head of EMEA Governance, Risk and Compliance within Global Information Security at Bank of America. While at Bank of America, he created and co-led the award-winning Financial Sector Cyber Collaboration Centre (FSCCC) and served as Chair of the Cyber Security Working Group of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe.
Before that, Mr. Onyons worked in cybersecurity at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), where he was tasked with defining and implementing the strategy, policy, and structure of the FCA’s cyber supervisory division. Whilst at the FCA, he worked across a range of international working groups and collaboration efforts with global regulators and co-authored best practice cyber resilience guidance for the G7 Cyber Experts Group, the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO).
Previously, he worked in business continuity and recovery for a number of IT service providers after beginning his career at IBM.