Sarah Armstrong-Smith

Chief Security Advisor, UK, Ireland & Nordics


Operating at the forefront of the cybersecurity industry, Sarah Armstrong-Smith is the Chief Security Advisor at Microsoft. She has led a long and impactful career, helping businesses evolve their security strategy and capabilities to support digital transformation and cloud adoption. Working with customers across Europe, Sarah offers valuable advice on cybersecurity strategies to protect people and data, ensuring stronger defences against attackers, to deliver effective resilience.

Sarah is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and has been recognised as one of the most influential and inspiring women in UK Tech, regularly contributing to thought leadership and industry publications. She is passionate about pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo.