Meet the Directors

Yogesh Agarwal

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND MANAGING CONSULTANT

Yogesh is a qualified risk and privacy professional, an accountant and a certified fraud examiner with 17+ years of experience in IT Audit, Business Process Mapping, Controls Review and Information Security. He has extensive experience with cloud applications, privacy and compliance regulations, international frameworks and security best practices.

He brings an excellent combination of academics, business strategy and technical expertise to the complex world of information security. Advising and working with the C-suite for the last 10 years, he has helped clients build robust cyber defence strategies, shaping their information and IT governance strategies.

Beginning his career with PwC, Yogesh has worked with clients across technology, Fintech, public sector, defence, and electronics delivering complex projects across the globe.

He believes that Information Security should work as a business enabler rather than a jargon-heavy, compliance-oriented subject and an unavoidable cost to the business. His ability to convey this message in a plain language has landed him several opportunities to brief C-level execs and professional audiences on the topics of cyber-crime, data privacy, corporate frauds and business resilience, as well as on specialist subjects of ERP security and investigative audits.

Yogesh has managed resolutions to major security incidents for his clients, successfully navigating regulations, compliance and assisting law-enforcement agencies, bringing a wealth of real-life experiences and lessons learnt across a broad spectrum of clients. His pragmatic approach has earned him a reputation for high-class customer service and excellent problem-solving.

Sonal Agarwal

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND MANAGING CONSULTANT

Sonal is an Information Security Auditor with 20+ years’ experience in Applications and Internal Audit, Implementation of Information Governance and Management systems.

Starting her career with PwC, Sonal has worked with a number of financial institutions, manufacturing and media businesses across the globe. Utilising her experience, combined with her knowledge of accounting, tax, auditing, information governance, cyber security and privacy, Sonal provide clients with a unique perspective in resolving day to day management issues.

At RightCue, Sonal manages IASME and ISO 27001 implementations, audits and consultancy alongside RightCue’s team of experienced information security consultants and specialists. She has considerable experience in aiding business process transformation to realise good information governance and management. With a keen eye for detail, she helps organisations create practical workable solutions that add real value to their business, providing realistic, simple and achievable solutions to clients around cybersecurity and information governance.

Meet the Team

Paul Sumner
Paul Sumner

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Paul is an SC cleared Principal Consultant who brings a wealth of expertise to our team. His qualifications include CISSP, ISO Lead Implementer, ISO Lead Auditor, CISMP, and a BSc (Hons) degree, showcasing his commitment to excellence and ongoing learning.

He has extensive Cyber Security knowledge and experience in Strategy, Threat and Risk Management, Governance and Assurance, Technical and Client Security Management. Knowledge and experience gained through working with UK Government (Defence – Central & Local), Health Services, Financial Services, Educational Services, Engineering, Service Providers and also Cloud Services.

With a demonstrated track record of achievement, Paul has expertly managed the successful delivery of Risk and Assurance cases for system accreditation across multiple Royal Navy platforms. Paul has also delivered transition and new cyber services and management to major UK Insurance clients and a major London Hospital.

Ehsan Ansari
Ehsan Ansari

CREST Certified Pen Tester & Security Consultant

An experienced Senior Cyber Security Consultant and Penetration Tester. Qualifications include – CRTP (Certified Red Team Professional), CPSA (Crest Practitioner Security Analyst) and API (Security Architect Notable Projects).

Dan Phillips
Dan Phillips

CREST Certified Pen Tester

Dan is an accredited Crest Penetration Tester and Cyber Essentials / Cyber Essentials Plus consultant with penetration testing experience across a diverse range of sectors including Hedge Funds, Legal, Education and Defence for SMEs and larger organisations.

Richard Andreae
Richard Andreae

CE & CE+ Consultant

Having joined the Team in February 2022, Richard is a qualified Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus Lead Assessor.

Nick Richards
Nick Richards

DPO & GDPR Consultant

Over 30 years experience at board level, expertise includes: Data Protection Officer (DPO), accredited GDPR Practitioner, qualified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP).

Milind Nadgouda
Milind Nadgouda

Senior Quality Consultant

Milind is a seasoned Quality Assurance Professional specialising mainly in pharmaceutical industry. His proven track record of working in the GxP consulting combining strategy experience and hands on operational oversight expertise. His core competencies include inspection readiness, audit strategy, risk management and audit system efficacy assessment.

Rob Hoblin
Rob Hoblin

Training Consultant

An Emotional Intelligence EQ-i 2.0 practitioner and leadership trainer. Previous roles include senior police officer, OCU Commander, Divisional Commander and Head of a Government Agency’s Business Development department and attachment to the British Army’s Anti-Terrorist Training and Advisory Team. Skills include strategic planning, performance measurement and operational assurance.

Rama Tammineedi
Rama Tammineedi

Principal Consultant

A Senior GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) professional with 33 years IT experience, and over 18 years in Information Risk Management, Rama is a highly qualified AccessData Certified Examiner, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Systems Security Professional with extensive ISO implementation and auditor experience.

Henry Mason
Henry Mason

Cyber Security Analyst

Henry joined RightCue in September 2021, as a Cyber Security Analyst and is an integral member of the Governance Team. His qualifications include AZ-900 Azure Fundamental’s, SC-900 Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamental’s, MS-900 Microsoft 365 Fundamentals and ISC2 Certified in Cyber Security.

Auditya Sistla
Auditya Sistla

Cyber Security Consultant

Audi joined Right Cue in Sep 2022, and is certified as a Cyber Essentials and Cyber Assurance Assessor. His qualifications include MSc Data Networks and Security, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer and Certified Risk Professional.

Mark James
Mark James

Cyber Security Analyst

Mark joined in September 2021 and works with both the Governance and Technical Teams. His qualifications include – Junior Pen Testing Certificate (TryHackMe), Web Fundamentals (TryHackMe), Pre Security (TryHackMe), Introduction to Cyber Security (TryHackMe), Complete Beginner (TryHackMe) and CompTIA Security+ Certified.

Suhas Rautmare
Suhas Rautmare

Special Projects Consultant

An experienced senior IT Security Consultant with extensive knowledge and experience in information security management. Suhas is an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor and SCADA Security Expert with a PhD in Electronics Engineering. Areas of expertise include security tools, security audits, security assessments, plus business continuity and disaster recovery planning.

Jack Taylor
Jack Taylor

Cyber Security Analyst

He joined the team with a strong background in technology and has the following qualifications – Microsoft Technology Associate: Mobility and Device Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate: Cloud Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals, Level 3 Infrastructure Engineer.

Marie Pike
Marie Pike

HR & Talent Development Manager

An experienced HR professional who recognises the value that cultural diversity and equal opportunities bring to the workplace, with a track record of initiating, developing and managing a broad range of HR functions including: employee relations, compensation and benefits, payroll, learning and development, facilities and recruitment.

Jenny Pennington
Jenny Pennington

Client Relationship Manager

Jenny has over two decades of experience in Sales, having with worked with various technical organisations and industries. Her expertise lies in comprehending the technical aspects of client requirements to provide the best recommendations for their business needs. Qualifications include Bsc Business Management and ISO 27001 Foundation Course.

Georgia Presland
Georgia Presland

Client Relationship Coordinator

An experienced coordinator and administrator with qualifications in Business Administration and Bookkeeping. Georgia has experience supporting multiple projects across different functions utilising a variety of systems and applications and is currently studying AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.

Dan Gurden
Dan Gurden

Project Coordinator

Dan is an experienced Project Coordinator with a wealth of project support experience from the Telecoms Industry with a strong focus on customer experience and project delivery. Dan is Prince2 and LEAN Qualified.

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