8 October 2019

Cyber Security expert joins Scott-Moncrieff from easyJet

Magda de Jager, an expert on cyber security and privacy, has joined the Business Technology Consulting (BTC) team from the airline easyJet.

At easyJet, Magda had worked for several years as an information security specialist, focusing on governance, risk and compliance.  She has previously held senior security and information risk positions with CHAPS (real time gross settlement system of the Bank of England), the Medical Defence Union and EDF Energy.

At Scott-Moncrieff, Magda will lead the Cyber Security and Privacy team providing strategic cyber security and privacy consulting advice to the firm’s diverse client base across Scotland. In addition, she will play a key role providing an extensive range of specialist services, including risk workshops, maturity planning, supply chain reviews, incident response audits and strategic planning exercises.

Commenting on her appointment, she said: “Scott-Moncrieff has an excellent reputation for providing high level strategic business technology consultancy and I will be able to add considerable value with my specialist knowledge in cyber security, which is now a crucial source of risk for businesses.  The firm has a very wide range of clients across the public, charity and owner managed business sectors, and I am looking forward to working on diverse and interesting projects.”

Fraser Nicol, partner and Head of BTC team added: “We are delighted that Magda has chosen to join the firm.  She has extensive experience of cyber security and information risk at the very highest level and has worked with businesses that are at the forefront of management of business information risk.  She will be a great asset to the clients of Scott-Moncrieff as well as Campbell Dallas as we grow our business technology consulting client base in Scotland.