Gary Tonner joins MarineSpace

MarineSpace Ltd is delighted to announce that Gary Tonner has joined us as a IT and Compliance Manager.

Before joining the company, Gary worked for the Kingfisher Group for 35 years, covering a number of roles in Computer Operations including delivering services as a Senior Analyst to track and operate Kingfisher’s IT systems, while defining requirements to automate operational monitoring processes. Gary ensured compliance of new application designs with operations, while coordinating with Operations Support and Developers to maintain the effectiveness of processes. Gary oversaw the transformation of major IT applications, from a mainframe platform to an Open Systems environment based on Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing (SAP).

Moving on to Cyber Security, Gary supported group functions and streamlined workflows while delivering Subject Matter Expertise on cyber security threats, along with liaising with the Governance Manager for executing assurance reviews in compliance with the Group Information Security standards and policies. Gary devised remediation plans aimed at protecting the company against cyber security threats, and performed detailed investigations of security breaches, while creating and providing detailed reports to support the findings of inquiries and reviews.

Gary’s most recent role was Risk & Compliance, implementing Risk Assessment Methodology across the IT department, liaising with Risk Owners to ensure consideration of all risk, audit, and control remediation plans to be achievable. He was responsible for overseeing control testing activities aimed at recording and reporting results. Key contributions were external audit activities and developing group GDPR data maps for the business owners.

January 2022