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The People Behind SBRC

Find out more about our team and their areas of focus within SBRC

Jude McCorry

Jude McCorry


Jude has over 20 years experiencein the Technology sector and started her career with Dellcomputers in Ireland, she joined SBRC in April 2020 from The Data Lab where she was Director ofBusiness Development working with industry and academia to maximise the value of data forScotland.

She is one of the founders of the Unicef Data Hub for Children, and always ensures there is a social aspect to everything she does in order to benefit the people of Scotland or further afield.Jude is a board member of Parkinson’s Scotland and the Policy Board at SCDI.

Eamonn Keane

Eamon Keane

Chief Operating Officer for Cyber and Innovation

Eamonn Keane brings 33 years of policing experience to the role of Chief Operating Officer for Cyber and Innovation at SBRC.

Eamonn’s has worked across a diverse range of police investigations, including terrorism and serious organised crime, criminal investigation and child and public protection.

His most recent role was on the frontline of the cyber battle, as Police Scotland’s Head of Cybercrime and Investigations, playing a vital role in the forensic investigation of many national and international digital crimes.

Ian Stephen

Ian Stephen

Head of Business Resilience

Ian, who is a serving Inspector, joins us on secondment from Police Scotland and has over 27 years policing experience.

Ian has experience in a variety of specialist and corporate roles including armed policing, stolen vehicle squad, operational planning and community policing and was involved in the transformation to the single police service in 2013 and as Staff Officer to the Force Executive during the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  Ian is responsible for leading on business resilience as well as enhancing our work within the financial industry sector.

Declan Doyle

Declan Doyle

Head of Ethical Hacking

Declan joined the team in June 2020. He is responsible for managing Ethical Hacking students at SBRC and aiding the cyber team in delivering the range of cyber services and support we offer. He is also a facilitator for the Exercise in a Box project. Declan was one of our Ethical Hacking students studying at Abertay University in Dundee and has since graduated and joined us full time. He has experience in delivering a range of cyber services, from vulnerability assessments to phishing campaigns and cyber presentations.

Mark Cunningham Dickie

Mark Cunningham Dickie

Incident Response

Mark joined SBRC in September of 2020 as the Cyber Incident Response Manager. Mark has spent the last 5 years performing vulnerability assessments and penetration tests on all of Police Scotland’s systems and ICT (Information Communication Technology) services. Mark’s extensive experience includes setting up frameworks to detect and assess vulnerabilities across tens of thousands of devices located across Scotland while providing business and environment specific reporting to all organisational levels involved with ICT security and vulnerability remediation.

Mark has extensive knowledge designing, building and replacing entire domain infrastructures from scratch and in accordance with best practices. Mark’s expertise extends across both Linux and Windows platforms, a variety of storage and virtualisation technologies as well as Cisco networking.

Nicola Hamilton

Nicola Hamilton

Marketing and Communications Manager

Nicola joined the Centre in June 2019. A former local newspaper journalist, Nicola has worked across a variety of marketing and communications roles and has experience in press relations, social media marketing and content creation. Nicola is responsible for overseeing SBRC’s internal and external communications, public relations and promotional campaigns. 

John Callagy

John Callagy

Head of Community and Membership

John joined the team in September 2020 as Head of Community and Membership. Coming from a varied marketing and events background in the tech sector, his previous roles have always centred around building stronger communities both locally and internationally. 

In his previous roles with The Data Lab he served as Marketing Manager and core organiser of DataFest, focusing his efforts on bringing together Scotland's data science and AI community. 

Promilla Caughey

Promilla Caughey

Memberships and Partnerships Manager

Promilla joined SBRC in summer 2020 as the Membership and Partnership Manager.

She has previously worked across the private, public and third sectors in the UK, South Asia, Middle East and wider Europe, helping businesses connect and build their presence both online and offline through effective partnerships.

Promilla is focusing her attention on ensuring our membership packages to ensure they continue to meet our members' needs as well as creating further partnership and communication opportunities.


Claire Melville

Events Manager

Claire joined the team in October 2012 as our first Business Resilience Advisor. Prior to joining the Centre Claire was employed by Tayside Police where she advised businesses on physical security, CCTV and internal policies and procedures. Claire has since moved positions within the Centre and is now our Events Manager and works alongside our workstream leads in planning our annual calendar of events.