Our mission is to protect the world’s information against today’s threats and tomorrow’s challenges. We want to ensure our clients can carry out their operations safely and securely, with trust and confidence in all their activities.

With many years’ intensive R&D, followed by incubation in the Barclays Techstars Accelerator and projects with NATO and the UK Government behind us, let Post-Quantum protect your digital business.

Team

Martin Tomlinson

Chairman, CSO
Known for developing Tomlinson-Harashima Precoding, Martin’s expertise is data encryption, error correcting codes, and wireless and satellite communications. He is Emeritus Professor at Plymouth University’s Centre for Security, Communications and Networks. Martin was an investor and a director of L3-TRL, a leading cyber-security company providing the UK’s only high-grade hardware crypto. He previously worked for RSRE (now Qinetiq) and oversaw the NATO 4 satellite programme.

Andersen Cheng

CEO
Andersen Cheng has considerable experience in venture investing, incubation and consulting, achieving significant growth and exits for several high-tech companies including L3-TRL. He was the COO of the Carlyle Group's European venture fund and a founding member of LabMorgan, the e-finance unit of JP Morgan. He has been involved in the spinoff and incubation of a number of trading and transaction system ventures. Prior to that, he was JP Morgan’s European Head of Credit Risk Management and was involved in many system implementation and risk management projects connected to credit risk, swap transactions, EMU and Y2K. Andersen holds a BSc in Civil Engineering and an MSc in Management Science from Imperial College. He then qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte & Touche, specialising in computer security and data interrogation.

David Askey

CTO
Dave oversees the commercialisation of Post-Quantum’s offering as well as leading the development of the company’s tech capabilities. He brings deep technical knowledge and business acumen from his previous role as CTO of FX and blockchain start-up Tramonex, where he was responsible for the company’s complete technology stack, as well as architecture, development, and operations. Dave’s experience includes seven years at Goldman Sachs, where he held a variety of roles up to executive director, in areas ranging from electronic trading to emerging markets.

CJ Tjhai

Chief Architect
CJ is an expert in error correcting codes, cryptography, digital signal processing and wireless communications. He developed Post-Quantum’s cryptographic, secure messaging, and authentication technologies. CJ lectured at Plymouth University and participated in government projects on secure digital signal processing, including secure video signal smoothing for an IED disposal robot programme.

Matt Harvey

Head of Engineering
Matt is an experienced systems architect who brings considerable knowledge of blockchain, highly scalable solutions, and full stack development to the tech team. Before joining Post-Quantum, he designed, maintained, and supported applications that enabled 24/7 transactions as Lead Developer at a finance startup. Matt’s experience includes several years as a Frontline Developer at Goldman Sachs, where he managed uptime for business-critical infrastructure. Prior to this, at eGaming software company Geneity he was responsible for all aspects of solution design, implementation, test, and live support of a nationally-run lottery system.

Brian Daly

Solutions Architect
Brian is an expert in digital and card payment processing in both e-commerce and Face to Face environments. Previously Brian worked as Head of Innovation at MasterCard Payment Gateway Services, sourcing disruptive technologies and working with them to enhance the Digital Payments ecosystem. As well as mentoring at TechStars and CyLon, Brian has founded and managed several start-ups in the mobile coupon, card transactions, and digital payments space.

Advisers

Tom Glocer

Former CEO
Thomson Reuters
Mr Glocer is the former CEO of Thomson Reuters. He is a director of Merck & Co., Morgan Stanley, Publicis Groupe, Linklaters, and the Council on Foreign Relations; a trustee of the Cleveland Clinic; a member of the Columbia College Board of Visitors, the President’s Council on International Activities at Yale University, the Business Council, the Atlantic Council International Advisory Board, the European Business Leaders Council, and the Madison Council of the Library of Congress. Mr Glocer holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Columbia University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Brian Snow

Former Technical Director
NSA
Mr Snow is the former Technical Director of the NSA. He was the first Technical Director appointed at the ‘Key Component’ level at the NSA, and the only technical person to have served across the three Technical, Information Assurance, and Education/Training Directories. Mr Snow was in charge of cryptology and has many patents, awards, and honours attesting to his expertise. Since his retirement in 2006, he has been a security and ethics adviser, and a leading voice in highlighting the unintended risks of quantum computing. His secure system designs focus on confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, availability and non-repudiation. Mr Snow obtained his BS and MS degrees in Mathematics from the University of Colorado.

Kevin Covington

Business Development Adviser
Mr Covington has over 30 years’ experience in financial sector technology, specialising in trading and payments connectivity. He is ranked by Institutional Investors as a top 40 global influencer. Mr Covington was the CEO of ITRS, a Carlyle-invested financial services software provider. He has also held various solutions management and technical roles at BT, Syntegra, SG Warburg, and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. Mr Covington has a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an MBA from Greenwich University.

Hugh Cumberland

Business Development Adviser
Mr Cumberland has over 40 years’ experience in wholesale capital markets, and is a noted authority in cutting edge financial services technologies. He specialises in trading automation, electronification, and connectivity. Mr Cumberland has held various product management and project leadership roles at Colt, BT, Banque Indosuez, Charterhouse Bank, and SWIFT.

John Power

Strategy Adviser
Mr Power is an angel investor who takes an active role in guiding and assisting his investments. He is a Portfolio Manager of HBK and was recently a director at Achievement Asset Management. Previously Mr Power held various public and private equity investing and trading roles at Saba Capital, Taconic Capital, and Morgan Stanley. He has a BSc in Finance from University College, Cork and an MSc in quantitative finance from University College, Dublin. Mr Power has an active interest in the development of cryptography, quantum computing, and blockchain, as well as their impact on finance and data security.