Elizabeth Sheldon, Chairman of digital forensics specialist Evidence Talks, has been appointed as Vice President for Security of aerospace trade body ADS and is expected to serve a three-year term in the role.
Elizabeth brings a wealth of experience and industry-acknowledged successes in presenting the case for cyber security, coupled with a growing reputation as a business leader and authority on security market trends. Instrumental in Evidence Talks’ phenomenal growth and success, which saw the company achieve its biggest ever order from a US government agency in 2016, she is frequently called upon to speak on a range of topics from matters of national security to child exploitation and gender equality in the workplace.
Reporting to new President Colin Smith, Chairman of the Aerospace Growth Partnership and former Director of Engineering and Technology at Rolls Royce, as chair of the ADS Board, she will play a key role in helping to shape the organisation’s policies and future initiatives.
Elizabeth Sheldon said: “In taking on this role at a time when the organisation is gearing up to address the considerable challenges that lie ahead, I’m looking forward to helping to direct the activities of such a forward-thinking team.”
ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt said: “Elizabeth is a respected leader with extensive experience and a proven track record in the security industry. She will be an asset to our new ADS Board and her contribution will be highly valued in making sure we meet the industrial challenges our sectors face in the years ahead.”
The ADS Board includes four Vice Presidents for each of the organisation’s sectors and ADS member company representatives. Elizabeth Sheldon is joined on the board by the President and Vice Presidents; Kevin Craven (Defence), Richard Peckham (Space) and Katherine Bennett (Aerospace).
About Evidence Talks
Evidence Talks is an independently owned global leader in digital forensics dedicated to helping Law Enforcement, Government agencies, Defence organisations, Corporates and Law firms in the pursuit of justice. Founded in 1993 the company has built a team of security cleared forensic analysts, trainers, digital artists and software developers to create a suite of innovative forensic technologies, training and tools, together with output of CGI movies and associated graphics. Evidence Talks is committed to assisting its clients officers and security staff around the world to fight cyber crime, with senior executives available to the media for expert comment.
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