Nicola Hudson | Brunswick Group
Nicola Hudson

Nicola Hudson

Partner, Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy Global Lead, London

Nicola joined Brunswick as a Partner in the Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy practice in 2022. She has worked on hundreds of cyber security incidents and has deep expertise in cybersecurity issues and crisis management across both the public and private sector.

Prior to joining Brunswick, she was a member of the Executive Board at GCHQ and Director of Policy at the National Cyber Security Centre, having joined the centre as one of the founding Directors in 2016.

Previous to this, she was the Head of the UK Prime Minister’s Office, managing day-to-day business during a period of 2 referendums and 2 general elections. Her other government role was as Head of Government Strategic Communications for the Government Olympic Committee.

Before joining government, Nicola was Head of Communications at the business risk consultancy Control Risks Group and before this Head of Government Relations at Camelot during licence renewal.

Nicola brings a wealth of experience in crisis and reputational management, having coordinated the cyber communications response for FTSE250, NYSE, and NASDAQ-listed companies and critical infrastructure across a broad range of sectors and geographies.



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