Meet the Team - Tomomi Aoyama
Tomomi Aoyama PhD
Head of Business Development
Nihon Cyber Defence UK
Tomomi Aoyama is an expert in cyber security and risk management. Her specific skillsets include:
- ICS security management
- Safety-based security risk analysis
- Crisis management exercise design and evaluation
- Social engineering
- Business continuity planning
After gaining a bachelor’s degree in engineering at Nagoya Institute of Technology, she obtained her master’s degree in cyber security and subsequently was awarded a PhD in cyber security exercise design and management.
Throughout her academic career Tomomi worked in a number of fields related to cyber security. In her early career she focused on applying process hazard analysis (PHA) to cyber risk assessment, lifecycle security management, and human factors in cyber incident response. She conducted organizational behaviour study at the European Network for Cyber Security in the Netherlands, pursued to analyse the chain of command during an incident. Her other academic works include earthquake risk mitigation and crisis communication.
Tomomi provided her academic expertise to public and private entities. She worked as an expert advisor to Japan’s National Centre of Incident Readiness & Strategy (NISC) for Cyber Security and as an advisor and trainer at the IPA Industrial Cyber Security centre of Excellence.