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Board Appointment

3 Apr 2024 – London, UK - Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (AIM:CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the cybersecurity solutions company focused on cyber strategy and risk, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Jubb to the board of the Company as executive director with immediate effect.    


Stuart joined Crossword in February 2016 to head up Crossword’s newly established cybersecurity consulting division.  From 1 January 2022, Stuart has been Group Managing Director of Crossword, with responsibility for Consulting, Sales and Managed Services, and in September 2023 also became responsible for Product.


Prior to joining Crossword, Stuart worked at KPMG where he was Associate Director, Defence & Security. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer of a global consulting team of over 200 in KPMG Advisory. Stuart spent nine years as an officer in HM Forces, after commissioning from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, serving in Afghanistan, NATO and elsewhere.


Stuart Alexander Jubb, aged 46, is or has been a director of the following companies during the previous five years:


Current directorships

Past directorships

Crossword Consulting Limited

Bawdale Limited

Crossword Cybersecurity LLC (Oman)

MBSJ Enterprises Limited

Stega UK Limited


Threat Status Limited

The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Aid Society (Charity Trustee)

Support Jiu-Jitsu Foundation (Charity Trustee)




Stuart holds 409,290 Crossword ordinary shares of 0.5p (“Ordinary Shares”) and 125,000 options to acquire Ordinary Shares. In addition, Stuart has 110,000 A shares in Crossword Consulting Limited.


There is no further information required to be disclosed in respect of the above appointment pursuant to Rule 17 or Schedule 2 (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.


Tom Ilube, CEO Crossword Cybersecurity Plc said: “I am delighted to welcome Stuart Jubb to the Board today.  Stuart has proven himself to be a strong commercial leader in the Consulting and wider business and will bring a wide breath of experience to the Board.”



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 Crossword Cybersecurity plc - Tel: +44 (0) 333 090 2587

Tom Ilube, Chief Executive Officer

Mary Dowd, Chief Financial Officer


Grant Thornton (Nominated Adviser) - Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100

Colin Aaronson / Jamie Barklem / Ciara Donnelly

Hybridan LLP (Broker) - Tel: +44 (0)203 764 2341

Claire Louise Noyce

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About Crossword Cybersecurity plc

Crossword offers a range of cyber security solutions to help companies understand and reduce cyber security risk. We do this through a combination of people and technology, in the form of SaaS and software products, consulting, and managed services. Crossword's areas of emphasis are cyber security strategy and risk, supply chain cyber, threat detection and response, and digital identity and the aim is to build up a portfolio of cyber security products and services with recurring revenue models in these four areas. We work closely with UK universities and our products and services are often powered by academic research-driven insights. In the area of cybersecurity strategy and risk our consulting services include cyber maturity assessments, industry certifications, and virtual chief information security officer (vCISO) managed services.

Crossword's end-to-end supply chain cyber standard operating model (SCC SOM) is supported by our best-selling SaaS platform, Rizikon Assurance, along with cost-effective cyber audits, security testing services and complete managed services for supply chain cyber risk management. Threat detection and response services include our Nightingale AI-based network monitoring, our Trillion and Arc breached credentials tracking platforms, and incident response. Crossword's work in digital identity is based on the World Wide Web Consortium W3C verifiable credentials standard and our current solution, Identiproof, enables secure digital verification of individuals to prevent fraud.

Crossword serves medium and large clients including FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and S&P listed companies in various sectors, such as defence, insurance, investment and retail banks, private equity, education, technology and manufacturing and has offices in the UK, Poland and Oman. Crossword is traded on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.




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