Meet Our Executive Team

With decades of experience and a proven track record of success, our executive team has the vision and expertise to ensure SecureData remains a leader in cybersecurity innovation.

Ian Brown, Executive Chairman

Ian Brown, Executive Chairman

Ian is an established entrepreneur, investor and chairman operating in the technology, software, communications and IT services sectors. Until recently Ian was CEO of Axell Wireless, a company he created in 2007 and which was acquired by Cobham PLC for £85m in 2013. Ian developed Axell into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of wireless coverage and capacity management solutions, exporting products to over 150 countries and operating from a network of 16 worldwide offices.

Etienne Greeff, CTO & Founder

Etienne Greeff, CTO & Founder

Etienne is one of the early pioneers of the information security industry. He has spent over 20 years promoting the innovative use of technology and services to solve complex customer issues: founding, growing and successfully exiting a number of information security businesses. As CTO of SecureData, Etienne is passionate about cementing its status as a complete security services provider. He is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa with a BSc in Electrical Engineering.

Matt Tomlinson, Sales Director

Matt Tomlinson, Sales Director

Matthew has overall responsibility for managing and directing SecureData's sales strategy, playing a vital role in accelerating its double digit growth and securing the business's main contracts. He began his career in the information technology industry by joining technology reseller and integrator ON Technology, where he soon moved in to the company’s security practice. Away from security, Matthew has a 1st class degree from Southampton University and previously played full-time for two rugby clubs before injury forced early retirement.

Kevin James, Operations Director

Kevin James, Operations Director

With 25 years’ experience in delivering technology services both domestically and internationally, Kevin ensures every SecureData customer receives outstanding services that defeat threats and mitigate risk effectively. Prior to joining SecureData, Kevin was the Senior Customer Services Director for Cobham Wireless, where he oversaw global support strategy and provided worldwide field application services to Nokia, Ericsson, Alcatel Lucent, Huawei and Cisco.

Kevin has also held senior posts at Axell Wireless, Servassure, XKO Network Systems, Bailey Telecom/Bailey Teswaine (part of the NGBailey Group) and Jaguar communications.

Jaco van Graan, Chief Executive Officer - SensePost

Jaco van Graan, Chief Executive Officer - SensePost

With more than two decades’ experience in information security and financial management, Jaco brings technical expertise and entrepreneurial flair to SecureData’s leadership team. Jaco began his career a security engineer and soon became Information Security Officer for Omnilink, then the largest ISP in Africa. After taking two further degrees in accountancy, Jaco was appointed to the SensePost board in 2000 as both Financial Director and Security Governance Consultant, before stepping into the role of CEO in 2013.

Christian Winning, CFO

Christian Winning, CFO

Christian is an experienced Tech CFO having worked in leading positions for AT&T, the Alan Dick Group (international communications infrastructure provider) and more recently MLL Telecom. Christian brings considerable commercial and international experience in addition to core financial and accounting expertise to the team.