As Huawei's GCSO, Mr. Suffolk is in charge of developing Huawei's cyber security assurance strategy and system, managing and supervising its implementation.
Prior to joining Huawei, Mr. Suffolk was the Chief Information Officer of the United Kingdom (UK) Government, responsible for the development and implementation of the UK Government's Transformational Government Strategies, the Technology Strategy, and the Information Assurance Strategy. He has also been an adviser to the World Bank High-Level Experts group since 2010 advising governments on how ICT can be used to transform the public service sector and generate economic growth. Previously, Mr. Suffolk was the Director General of the UK Criminal Justice Transformation Programme and before that Managing Director of the Britannia Building Society, a large retail financial services company.
He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from University of Wolverhampton and he is a certified director from the UK Institute of Directors.