Mike Smit is the Head of Fujitsu’s Enterprise and Cybersecurity business in the UK and Ireland. He leads a team of 250 security specialists providing consulting and managed security services to public- and private-sector organisations.
He joined Fujitsu in 2005 after spending 13 years in financial services and has held senior leadership positions in client-facing and business-transformation roles, most noticeably heading the HM Revenue and Customs Aspire live services organisation responsible for underpinning the systems that allow the collection of tax and distribution of benefits to UK citizens.
Mike started his career after leaving high school and is passionate about encouraging young people to work in the technology industry. He has sponsored Fujitsu’s partnership with a school academy via Business in the Community’s (BITC) Business Class programme and actively encourages his team to participate in activities to encourage STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) learning.
About BITC’s Business Emergency Resilience Group Leadership Team
Each area of work BITC undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.
The purpose of BITC’s Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG) Leadership Team is to mobilise support for small businesses to better prepare for, respond to, and recover from business disruptions such as flooding and cyber-attacks.