Sir Rob Wainwright

Sir Rob Wainwright

Senior Partner

Sir Rob Wainwright is a senior partner at Deloitte, advising the boards and executive teams of global companies on cyber security, financial crime, and other areas of risk.

He previously served as Executive Director of Europol, the European Union law enforcement agency, for almost a decade. Here he helped established the European Counter Terrorism Centre and the European Cybercrime Centre, and led the transformation of Europol into a world-class security institution.

Sir Rob has had a 28-year career in intelligence, policing, government, EU and international affairs, including at the Serious Organised Crime Agency, National Criminal Intelligence Service and the British Security Service. In June 2018 he was awarded a Knighthood by HM The Queen for his services to security and policing.

He has worked across a range of pioneering security solutions in technology, data and intelligence operations, including driving new public-private initiatives on cyber security and financial crime in banking and other sectors through the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Institute of International Finance. Sir Rob is a Board Member of the Global Cyber Alliance, the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery, and the Wilton Park Advisory Council. He is the Chair of a Global Experts Group with the Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime, and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Information Security. Also Sir Rob completed the ESG Competent Boards Designation Program.

Sir Rob currently hosts the podcast series, Insights on Responsible Business.