Willis Towers Watson makes new cyber leader appointment


Willis Towers Watson has appointed Tim Rees as client engagement and strategy leader for the company’s 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 cyber security 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 and the development of holistic end-to-end cyber risk solutions, covering human capital consultancy, risk quantification and technology advisory.

Rees was previously client engagement manager for UK software company Blackdot Solutions, where he focused on the legal sector and the US market and delivered projects for the EU and UN in Africa, the Americas and the Middle East.

Commenting on the appointment, Dagostino said: “We are delighted to have Tim on board to lead our talented UK cyber team to advise businesses on how to use their people, capital and technology to mitigate rapidly evolving cyber risks.”


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