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Cyber Security

Wilton & Bain have been deeply connected to the Information & Cyber Security domain for the last fifteen years. As we’ve witnessed significant convergence across different risk disciplines and a move toward an integrated approach to Cyber Security, we have supported clients with complex and ambitious talent programmes for Boards, CRO, CISO and a broad ecosystem of professional and technology services clients such as the Big 4 Advisory firms, Strategy firms, Security Vendors and Solution companies, alongside more disruptive VC-backed new entrants.

We have helped our clients to reconcile the pace and diversity of the threat landscape, while also responding to increasing Regulatory pressures and emerging Data Privacy laws. More recently our work has focused on supporting clients with the competitive and increasingly global nature of the market for these skillsets. Our single global P&L and collaborative team approach has allowed us to provide a unique group of experts and access to talent for repatriation, diversity and key leadership programmes.

Gene Allmark-Kent


With over 10 years’ experience delivering global Executive Search mandates across EMEA and APAC for clients such as the Big 4 Advisory firms, Strategy Houses and Boutique Consultancies Gene has developed deep specialism in IT Advisory, Risk Services, Digital and Analytics he now leads Wilton & Bain’s Cyber Security & Risk Technology offering.

David Burton


David is a Partner in Wilton & Bain and is a member of the firm’s Global Professional and IT Services practice. With over 26 years in executive search, he has a wealth of experience spanning management and technology consulting; technology services & systems integration; Big 4 accounting, tax and advisory; business services, legal, and HR subsectors. He has successfully completed numerous international assignments, typically at Managing Partner/Partner and EVP/SVP/VP levels, and across multiple industry sectors, functions and horizontal competencies. Before joining in Wilton & Bain in 2015, David spent 8 years with CTPartners where he was European Head of Professional & Technology Services and latterly a member of the firm’s Global Leadership Team. Prior to this, he spent 11 years with Korn/Ferry International, where he was Senior Client Partner in the firm’s Global Technology & Professional Services Practice. David is an Economics graduate of the University of Wales, and spent 3 years with Arthur Andersen post-graduation before entering the search industry.
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