Professor Carsten Maple is the Principal Investigator of the NCSC-EPSRC Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research at the University and Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering in WMG. He is also a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, the National Institute for Data Science and AI in the UK, where he is a principal investigator on a $5 million project developing trustworthy national identity to enable financial inclusion. He also works with numerous banking organisations advising on security, privacy and use of artificial intelligence, and was a keynote speaker at the Building Societies Association Annual Conference.
Carsten has an international research reputation and extensive experience of institutional strategy development and interacting with external agencies. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers and is co-author of the UK Security Breach Investigations Report 2010, supported by the Serious Organised Crime Agency and the Police Central e-crime Unit. He has given evidence to government committees on issues of anonymity and child safety online. Additionally he has advised executive and non-executive directors of public sector organisations and multibillion pound private organisations.