Vijay Samtani

Chief Information Security Officer at University of Cambridge


Vijay joined the University of Cambridge in September 2017. Previously, he held the role of Head of Information Security at Royal Mail Group, leading a team delivering security operations, security architectural consultancy, risk management and implementation of new security technologies.

His earlier experience includes architecting and building a managed cyber security service for the consulting firm Deloitte, and designing and then delivering technical security operations and incident management for the London 2012 Olympics. These were preceded by a wide range of security leadership roles with banking and retail companies over a 10-year period.

He is a trustee of Disability Law Service, a charity dedicated to providing free legal advice and advocacy for disabled people.