Foresight Cyber
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Our management team

Our management team

Our team has over 50 years of combined information and cyber security experience. Our founder & consultants have helped companies from all business sectors to understand and improve cyber security controls.  All of our staff have one or more professional certifications, such as CISM, CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSMP, SCCP, CCNA, Skybox and Qualys

Vladimir Jirasek

Founder & CEO

A security professional with many years IT industry and Information Security experience. Driving cyber security improvements in major enterprises such as T-Mobile, Tesco, DSG International, Nokia, Ofgem, WorldPay, and NXP Semiconductors.

Bob Mann

CISO, Principal Security Consultant

Relishing the opportunities and challenges that the security field brings, he confidently demonstrates the skills, abilities, passion and drive required to overcome all obstacles. 

Throughout his long career in the security industry Bob has worked in military and Government circles as a security specialist, CISO/CSO.

Lukas Macura

CTO & Head of Operations

Lukas is an IT expert with over 20 years of practice. He used to be network administrator and teacher at Silesian University and specialist at Czech National Research Network Cesnet. 

His motto is "Nothing is impossible"

Nick Thomas

Director, Sales and Services

Nick is a seasoned IT Security Professional with over 20 years experience of working with market-leading vendors such as Symantec, 3COM and most recently Qualys.  Nick's focus on helping organisations address their business challenges through appropriate security and compliance solutions,with focus on business processes, has made him a rare breed in the industry. Nick supports numerous community organisations and until recently served on the board of the ISSA UK Chapter.

Austin Challis

Director. Business Development

Austin has a customer centric approach to problem solving, with over 15 years successful experience working as a sales and recruitment consultant in IT and Cyber Security across EMEA. He has built a positive reputation for being a trustworthy and reliable go-to-resource. Austin is sporting and competitive and enjoys outdoor pursuits like cycling and hiking. He spends some of his time also developing young people as part of the Duke of Edinburgh award program and leads expeditions far and wide.