LEADERSHIP TEAM

Jason Lawlor – President

Jason brings more than 15 years of IT industry experience in building and operating successful businesses.

For the past 8+ years, Jason has been involved in the leadership of different IT security companies, including being responsible for the profitable growth and oversight of several government-accredited IT security laboratories. Jason also has extensive hands-on international information security experience with a focus on international security standards, custom assurance programs, best practices and training.

Brad Proffitt – Senior Consultant

Brad brings over a decade of IT security industry experience building and operating successful IT security practices. For the past 9+ years, Brad has been in leadership roles building new capability within several government-accredited IT security laboratories. Brad has extensive domestic and international hands-on experience doing business development and consulting with a diverse client base of government and industry.

Previously Brad worked 10 years in the Industrial Controls Industry where he held both product management and product development roles.

Greg McLearn – Technical Director

Greg has held a number of IT technical positions over the past 15 years across different industry verticals.

Over the past five years, Greg has been successful in directing and efficiently delivering complex international projects, programs and security review practices. He continues to enjoy taking a hands-on technical role and is acutely aware of the evolving information security market.

Greg has a background in information retrieval, programming language design and finance. He holds a CISSP certification.

Lachlan Turner – Principal Consultant

Lachlan brings over 15 years of experience in the IT security industry with technical roles in government, large enterprise and startups. Lachlan is the founder of Ark Infosec Labs, a boutique cybersecurity consulting firm that specialized in accelerating Common Criteria certification. In 2017, Lightship Security and Ark Infosec Labs joined forces in a strategic move bringing together two leading companies in the security certification industry, leveraging the strengths of each and providing a Vancouver presence and proximity to a growing list of clients on the west coast.

Lachlan cut his teeth at Australia’s cyber intelligence agency and has accumulated a wealth of experience whilst consulting to government and corporate clients around the world. Lachlan holds CISSP and CRISC certifications.

Jason Lawlor – President

Jason brings more than 15 years of IT industry experience in building and operating successful businesses.

For the past 8+ years, Jason has been involved in the leadership of different IT security companies, including being responsible for the profitable growth and oversight of several government-accredited IT security laboratories. Jason also has extensive hands-on international information security experience with a focus on international security standards, custom assurance programs, best practices and training.

Brad Proffitt – Senior Consultant

Brad brings over a decade of IT security industry experience building and operating successful IT security practices. For the past 9+ years, Brad has been in leadership roles building new capability within several government-accredited IT security laboratories. Brad has extensive domestic and international hands-on experience doing business development and consulting with a diverse client base of government and industry.

Previously Brad worked 10 years in the Industrial Controls Industry where he held both product management and product development roles.

Greg McLearn – Technical Director

Greg has held a number of IT technical positions over the past 15 years across different industry verticals.

Over the past five years, Greg has been successful in directing and efficiently delivering complex international projects, programs and security review practices. He continues to enjoy taking a hands-on technical role and is acutely aware of the evolving information security market.

Greg has a background in information retrieval, programming language design and finance. He holds a CISSP certification.

Lachlan Turner – Principal Consultant

Lachlan brings over 15 years of experience in the IT security industry with technical roles in government, large enterprise and startups. Lachlan is the founder of Ark Infosec Labs, a boutique cybersecurity consulting firm that specialized in accelerating Common Criteria certification. In 2017, Lightship Security and Ark Infosec Labs joined forces in a strategic move bringing together two leading companies in the security certification industry, leveraging the strengths of each and providing a Vancouver presence and proximity to a growing list of clients on the west coast.

Lachlan cut his teeth at Australia’s cyber intelligence agency and has accumulated a wealth of experience whilst consulting to government and corporate clients around the world. Lachlan holds CISSP and CRISC certifications.