Pete’s career started in 1969 as an electronics engineer, moving into computing and data networks. In 1989 he founded First Base Technologies, one of the UK’s first cyber security firms. He provided security advice and guidance for businesses of all sizes for more than 28 years, leading a team unrivalled in the industry.
Pete is also a world-renowned security evangelist, speaking at major conferences and appearing in documentaries for the BBC. He has provided commentary on security issues for TV and radio, and written many articles on cyber security.
He is now semi-retired, focusing on racing the Evo Weapon, composing and performing electronic dance music as Ghostbrain, and providing business consultancy services in partnership with Didi Barnes as Barnes Wood Consulting LLP.