Risk Management Professionals Providing Resilience & Confidence
 

Risk management professionals providing resilience and confidence in an uncertain world

Risk management consulting, information and cyber security and regulatory compliance.

Resilience and confidence in an uncertain world

Change and risk are inevitable; they are part and parcel of today’s dynamic operating landscape. Evolving technologies, world events and social and political shifts present opportunities and stimulate innovation, but they also mean the environment companies operate in is increasingly volatile and uncertain. New threats to organisations’ ability to deliver on their promises appear every day, both externally and within their own systems, processes and organisation. Organisations that stand still and don’t address the ever-evolving nature of the risks they face, become increasingly vulnerable.

With first-hand, deep sector experience and specialised risk advisory expertise we help our customers identify and assess the risk potential and build in resilience. Our customers can confidently undertake change programmes, embrace innovation and meet strategic objectives.

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Our promise

Xcina Consulting will advise and support you with services to mitigate and manage risks and enable the highest levels of organisational resilience. Our risk management professionals will help ensure your organisation is best placed to achieve your strategic objectives with expert assistance to navigate an ever-changing operating, regulatory and technological environment. We will deliver excellent quality, value driven services tailored to your specific needs. We will act with speed and agility to meet your requirements and those of the regulatory context you operate within.

Our journey so far

 
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What our clients say

Xcina have helped us navigate the complicated world of data protection and their vDPO service has been great for a business like ours, which is tool small to have our own internal full-time resource but requires a high level of corporate and technical expertise when needed. We have found them very easy to work with, they blend flexibly with great people and good communication solutions in place. Xcina have been an asset our business.

Chief Operating Officer. Quadrangle Research Group

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George Grey

Managing Director
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James Drake

Senior Director
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Lindsey Domingo

Senior Director
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George Grey

Xcina Management Team

George is our Managing Director. With 25 years’ experience working in financial services in multiple jurisdictions, he has strong technical skills and extensive experience in accounting, business risk management and control and governance processes in financial services.

His key focus is designing and implementing business risk management and internal control frameworks to facilitate a better understanding and management of key risks, particularly by the board.

He has also undertaken engagements to investigate fraud risk within the private wealth sector and implement financial crime compliance frameworks (anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, fraud) in financial services firms. George is a huge Liverpool FC fan.

James Drake

Xcina Management Team

James is a Senior Director and a Certified Information Security Lead Auditor and qualified PCI Quality Security Assessor (QSA) from a multi-industry background.

He is highly experienced in delivering risk-based information assurance projects including PCI-DSS assessments, vCISO engagements, GDPR gap analysis and ISO27001 implementations including ISMS management.

James began his career in the military where competencies in risk management, audit, compliance, threat assurance and crisis management were developed and gained further experience in a variety of sectors such as Central and Local Government, Oil and Gas, Finance, Legal, Utilities, Justice and Defence.

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Lindsey Domingo

Xcina Management Team

Lindsey is a Senior Director in Xcina’s Business Risk Management Practice as well as the Data Protection Officer of Shearwater Group plc. He has 30 years’ experience, mainly in governance, risk and regulatory advisory roles based in the UK, continental Europe and emerging markets.

Lindsey is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and holds qualifications in GDPR, Governance, Risk & Compliance, Executive Coaching & Mentoring as well as Project Management.

He has led risk and compliance assurance advisory and change projects across financial and industrial sectors, and managed entire markets, with responsibility for developing teams, growing the practice, and delivering risk advisory, assurance, change management and regulatory projects.

Our core principles

 

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We create pragmatic solutions that deliver client value

We are focused on delivering the right outcome for our clients, fulfilling varying requirements from organisations facing rapid change across multiple sectors, large corporates, not for profit, small and medium-sized enterprises looking for impactful solutions.

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In-depth experience

We have a dedicated team of risk management professionals, bringing together the best of breed and great minds with a multi-disciplinary expertise, enabling us to act faster and smarter. Each consultant has a minimum of 10 years’ experience and has held Senior or Executive Management roles.

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Focus on partnering

We take an integrated approach and operate as an extension of our clients’ teams, establishing deep longer-term relationships. Everything we deliver is tailored to our clients’ individual needs and we share and hand over the intellectual property and deliverables created during a client’s project.

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Honest and transparent

We promote an ethical culture, demonstrating high standards and objectivity. We keep our commitments and are nothing but honest when we are not in a position to meet a requirement.

Our values

Everything we do as an organisation is underpinned by our values. Our culture, our service delivery and our leadership demonstrate the principles that we hold at the core of our business.

We believe that diversity and inclusion bring exciting opportunities, that innovation holds the key to tomorrow’s accomplishments and that integrity is a fundamental standard.

The relationships we build with our people, our partners and suppliers and the communities we work in are born of the utmost respect, and our clients’ ambitions are the driving force behind each and every project we undertake.

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Sustainability

Protecting our environment

We take seriously our responsibility to understand the impact our activities have on our environment and to take steps to minimise, and eliminate wherever possible, waste, pollution, energy and physical resources and, crucially, greenhouse gas emissions.

All electronic devices are turned off at night. We hold meetings virtually instead of face to face wherever possible. We do not use company cars and encourage our people to use public transport. We recycle as many consumable materials as possible. We source equipment with the lowest power usage that is practical and always recycle redundant hardware.

We ensure all business processes are in line with current legislation and best practice environmental management systems. The Shearwater Group including Xcina Consulting is carbon neutral.

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Supporting our team

Nothing is more important to us than our people. We work hard to create a working environment that promotes their wellbeing, provides fulfilment and development and aligns with the social and environmental initiatives that they support.

Although current working modes mean that they are often physically apart, we facilitate regular contact and involvement across all our team members both professionally and socially. We actively support our people to live well, with programmes designed to enhance their happiness, healthiness and engagement at work. Training and career development opportunities are provided both as company-wide initiatives and in specific areas for different staff. We value everyone in the organisation as an individual and all are encouraged and supported to succeed regardless of their age, disability, race, religion, gender and sexual orientation.

Robust governance

Our diversity, breadth of experience and expertise in risk management and operational controls provides a strong platform from which to ensure a rigorous and robust governance is applied by our leadership. We are especially committed to ensuring that our environmental and social initiatives are able to evolve and grow and continue to have a positive impact on our people, the environment and the communities we work with within.

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Working for Xcina

At Xcina Consulting you’ll be part of a team of passionate, talented risk management professionals and a culture that values every individual’s background and contribution. We are a dynamic and growing risk management consultancy with excellent opportunities for development for ambitious individuals looking for their next challenge.

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Shearwater Group plc

The Shearwater Group PLC

Shearwater Group plc is an award winning organisational resilience group of forward thinking companies that address the complexities and challenges that enterprises need to meet if they are to survive, evolve and succeed in an ever-expanding, global, digital business environment. Providing cyber security, advisory and managed security services, we help assure and secure businesses in a connected global economy.

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Shearwater Group Companies

Brookcourt

Brookcourt Solutions delivers cyber security, network monitoring technologies and managed security services to help secure and protect your organisation’s critical infrastructure.

Pentest

Pentest provides research-led penetration testing, red teaming, and offensive security consultancy services designed to uncover IT security vulnerabilities, support ongoing information security efforts, and to increase the digital resilience of your organisation.

SecurEnvoy

SecurEnvoy provide trusted identity and access management solutions to millions of users in real-time. Across five continents, our customers benefit from rapid deployments that scale through instant provision, simplicity of use and ease of management.

GeoLang

GeoLang delivers data discovery, data extraction and data loss prevention solutions, services and technologies to discover, classify and protect sensitive data and information in the cloud and on-premise.

Awards and accreditations

 

Risk Consultancy Awards

The Computing Security 2021 Cyber Security and Compliance Award is awarded by Computing Security Magazine based on public votes.

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The British Standards Institution (BSI) Associate Consultant Programme (ACP) connects organisations with independent consultants that can provide the expert advice they need.

Risk Consultancy Awards

Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) companies are independent security organizations that have been qualified by the PCI Security Standards Council to validate an entity’s adherence to PCI DSS.

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Cyber Essentials Plus is the highest level of certification offered under the Cyber Essentials scheme, a government backed scheme to help to protect your organisations against the range of most common cyber attacks.

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IASME Governance Audited (sometimes known as IASME Gold) is an independent on-site audit of the level of information security provided by the organisation. IASME also provides a certification to demonstrate that the organisation has taken into account the requirements of the General Data protection regulation (GDPR) and IASME Quality Principles.

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The Shearwater Group including Xcina Consulting is carbon neutral certified.

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