Mr. Simon Keates

Mr. Simon Keates

Head of Strategy, Payment Security
Thales

Biography

Simon Keates’ passion for IT started at early stage. Simon has an extensive knowledge of the payment security market supported by an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway, and a CISSP . He started his working career at Lloyds Bank, this experience created in Simon his passion for Information and Payment Security. Simon is a dynamic and highly motivated person, a team player, who takes personal responsibility for his own work in order to meet deadlines and exceed customer expectations. During his 13 years in Thales he has been gaining both commercial and technological experiences. As of September 2019 Simon is responsible for developing strategy for the payment security suite of products at Thales CPL..