PATRICK LOBO JOINS TECHNOLOGY RECRUITMENT SPECIALISTS OSCAR AS PRACTICE DIRECTOR OF THEIR CYBER SECURITY DIVISION
Rapidly expanding technology recruitment consultancy, Oscar, appoint Patrick Lobo as Practice Director to help them expand their specialist cyber security solutions.
Lobo, who has more than 20 years’ industry experience, has taken up this senior role and will also be part of the Oscar leadership team.
His technical security recruitment credentials are underpinned by the 14 years he spent as an Intelligence Officer within the Home Office, and through his experience building digital security teams for major brands like Google and BT. In addition to his role at Oscar, he is also the current Chief Operating Officer at the rapidly expanding global cyber security firm OneFirewall Alliance.
Lobo said: “I’m delighted to have joined Oscar, an organisation that has progressed substantially despite challenges posed by the global pandemic.
“I’m excited by this fantastic opportunity to take Oscar’s cyber security practice to the next level. My primary focuses are to expand our high performing team, and to become the partner of choice for current and new clients that require specialist cyber security support.”
Matthew Southworth, Managing Director of Oscar UK, said: “Patrick’s appointment is a real coup for Oscar. We have, already, a fantastic reputation, hard won over many years, of delivering great solutions to thousands of candidates and clients in the tech recruitment space. This covers many different specialisms. What is exciting however, is we have more to offer.
“We have opportunity for growth as a specialist partner in more distinct divisions. One of those areas is cyber; this is where Patrick will have an impact. He has an industry-leading reputation when it comes to cyber security recruitment. He is motivated by delivery, and he acts with integrity. In short, he is one of us. We’re delighted to have him working on elevating our security solutions for our clients.”
Oscar have significantly increased their headcounts over the last 12 months and they have recorded revenues in the UK, Europe, and the USA. The global recruitment consultancy are continuing to hire across all their brands, including Energy, Technology, Digital, Life Sciences and Construction.