Chris Batten

Chris Batten

Operations Director Red Snapper Group

As Operations Director, Chris is the architect of Acumin’s current and long-term strategy. He has developed a competitive framework for the consultants to operate within and holds overall responsibility for the delivery of services and corporate operations.

A proactive speaker on career development and market entry in the sector, Chris has worked with universities and industry bodies to promote cyber security and information risk management as a “profession”. As such, he has been actively working with (ISC)2, ISSA and CREST to deliver accreditations that will support the future skills needs of our industry.

Chris comes from a marketing and PR background and moved into IT recruitment in 1996. Specialising in risk management recruitment since 1998, he has been instrumental in developing closer relationships between recruiters and risk management consultancies, and guided investment into several BC and IS start-ups in the late 90’s.