Nick Washer MA BSc FCMI CMgr

Rear Admiral Nick Washer MA BSc FCMI CMgr

Director Operations, Defence Digital
United Kingdom

StratCom Defence Digital Director of Operations from March 2021, responsible across Defence for Communications and Information Systems including customer engagement, operational planning, operational service management, defensive cyber operations and the management of Defence’s electro-magnetic spectrum. High Grade Messaging and Crypto Services across 3 classifications. Additionally operating as the Cyber Mission Assurance Component Commander to Chief of Joint Operations in multiple domains and operational theatres.  A Warfare Officer by background with a multitude of command appointments both at sea and ashore. Highly experienced within the Ministry of Defence, assignments have included areas such as Security, Policy and Operations, both with pan- Whitehall and International responsibility, also non-resident Defence Attaché for Portugal and Cape Verde. Prior to assuming current role, ACOS J6 and Chief Information Officer at PJHQ; responsible for planning, delivery and assurance of the Communication, Information services and Defensive Cyber to enable Chief of Joint Operations command of deployed global operations.

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