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Melanie Oldham OBE

Melanie Oldham OBE

CEO, Bob's Business

Melanie has over 18 years of experience in the Information Security Industry. An entrepreneur, Melanie founded Bob’s Business, a cybersecurity awareness training company, with a vision: to create a world where everybody can be safe online.


Melanie is the catalyst behind several community driven projects, directing UKC3 and founding the Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster - non-profit organisations. Her tireless work for the industry and for others earned her a 2022 New Year’s honours for services to Business and Cybersecurity.

Accolades include - Founder & CEO of Bob’s Business/ Founder and Director of Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster/ Director of UKC3/ Non-Executive Director, Industry Advisor/ i100 Cluster lead and passionate speaker on the human side of Cyber Security/ Executive in residence of Sheffield Hallam University/ Fellowship of CIISec