Career journeys


Welcome to our Spotlight series, detailing the career journeys of SPRITE+ Members, Expert Fellows, and Project Partners. Learn more about their backgrounds, research and involvement with SPRITE+.

SPRITE+ Team

30th September 2020

SPRITE+ Co-Director Spotlight – Deeph Chana

Today the spotlight is on Deeph Chana – Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Financial Technology at the Imperial College Business School, Co-Director of the Institute for Security Science Technology (ISST) at the Imperial College London, Co-Founder of the Research Institute in Trustworthy Industrial Control Systems (RITICS), the Founder and Director of a technology development consultancy specialising in critical infrastructure and smart city applications, and a SPRITE+ Co-Director.

Expert Fellows & Members

18th November 2020

SPRITE+ Expert Fellow Spotlight – Shamal Faily

The spotlight today is on Shamal Faily – Principal Lecturer in Systems Security Engineering, co-coordinator of the Bournemouth University Cyber Security Research group (BUCSR), RISCS Fellow in Secure Development Practices, and a SPRITE+ Expert Fellow.
21st October 2020

SPRITE+ Member Spotlight – Judith Aldridge

The spotlight today is on Judith Aldridge – Professor and Head of Criminology at the University of Manchester, and a SPRITE+ member.
26th August 2020

SPRITE+ Expert Fellow Spotlight – Emma Williams

Today the spotlight is on Emma Williams – Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Bristol, and a SPRITE+ Expert Fellow.
24th June 2020

SPRITE+ Expert Fellow Spotlight – Joseph Hamm

Today the spotlight is on Joseph Hamm – Assistant Professor in the School of Criminal Justice and Environmental Science and Policy Program at Michigan State University, and a SPRITE+ Expert Fellow.
22nd April 2020

SPRITE+ Member Spotlight – Siraj Ahmed Shaikh

Today the spotlight is on Siraj Ahmed Shaikh – Professor of Systems Security at the Institute of Future Transport and Cities (IFTC) at Coventry University. He is the Interim Director of Research for IFTC, and also leads the Systems Security Group involved in automotive and transport security.

Project Partners

29th July 2020

Project Partner Spotlight – Dr. John Blythe and CybSafe

Today the spotlight is on SPRITE+ Project Partner CybSafe. I have recently interviewed Cybsafe’s Head of Behavioural Science Dr. John Blythe, and asked him to talk a bit about his role and Cybsafe's connection to SPRITE+.
20th May 2020

Project Partner Spotlight – Julie Dawson and Yoti

The spotlight today is on one of the SPRITE+ project partners - Yoti. I have recently interviewed Yoti's Director of Regulatory & Policy Julie Dawson, and asked her to talk a bit about her role and Yoti's connection to SPRITE+.

Call for Events is now open! We're supporting Members and Expert Fellows to lead activities that explore aspects of TIPS in the Digital Economy. We will help to organise the activity with up to £5,000 to cover the associated costs.