Our Team.

Our vision is to build intelligence solutions for the regulatory technology world, empowering domestic and commercial users globally to freely move their data with confidence, knowing that they will be immune from threats.

Team behind Acuity Group.

Charles Critchley

Charles Critchley.

CEO & Founder

With over thirteen years experience as a professional consultant working with senior leadership teams, Charles has helped blue chip organisations to reach complex standards and industry best practices, both internal and international, through integrating multi discipline management systems. He developed and designed the Integrated Risk Management platform and is recognised as an industry visionary and leader in the specific fields of information security, business continuity and international standards.

Charles has worked in the regulatory and compliance field for the past 18 years.  His early career of 10 years with Kimberly-Clark, founded his experience and knowledge in global methodology deployments.

Stephen Hall

Stephen Hall.


Stephen with 30 years’ experience in software design, development and marketing, as well as being a leading operational practitioner & consultant with certifications as a data protection officer (CDPO, CIPP/E, CIPM). He pioneered the development of concepts and SaaS products for IT GRC from 2002, managing both internal and external software development resources. He has held multiple company directorships since 1990 and been employed by clients as heads of governance, information security, cyber security and data management.

Naushad Hunter

Naushad Hunter.


Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Acuity with over 20 years’ experience as an enterprise security specialist with an MSc in cyber security and ethical hacking. He is an offensive security professional leading our technical interface between Acuity RegTech and our UK leading academic collaboration research staff, in the testing and assurance of our iSoS [iDIS (IoT Detect Inspect and Secure) SoS (Security Operating System) cyber threat reference architecture, and design and build demonstrator.


Neurotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, D-S Evidence Theory, Behavioural Analysis, Blockchain Technology, Deep Learning, Quantum Computing, Quantum Programming (Q#, Q), Robotic’s. Offensive and defensive enterprise security operations, primarily focusing on identifying security gaps, threat modelling, security architecture and military technology’s.

Bill Murdoch

Bill Murdoch.


A chartered accountant in charge of finance and investor relations. He is a successful entrepreneur and former Global Program Manager at HSBC Global Banking & Markets. Bill leads our project’s financial planning and accounting direction.

Dr Gregory Epiphaniou

Dr Gregory Epiphaniou.

Scientific Advisor to Acuity

A reader in cyber security. Dr Epiphaniou is a cyber security consultant with high engagement with several industry partners in information security domains. He delivers a broad range of technical and bespoke consultancy and has worked with several government agencies including the MoD in cyber security related projects.

Sajid Miah

Shazid Miah.

Partner, Strategic Relations - Lawyer

Sajid Miah is an experienced lawyer in the UK. He has held various leadership roles in local government and the private sector. He has worked with CEO's and boards of multi-national business organisations. 

Sajid has extensive business and personal relationships in Turkey, Middle East and Asia.

Muj Ahmed

Muj Ahmed.

Partner, Strategic Relations

Muj Ahmed has various business interests in supply chain management, investments and property development in the UK and Turkey. 

Muj has over 25 years experience in business with a keen passion for tech and cybersecurity. He has excellent relations in various countries to expand tech services to many industries.

Robert Sheppard

Robert Sheppard.

Data Protection Specialist - Lawyer

Robert is a legally trained experienced professional with a background of over 10 years in Data Protection Compliance, having worked within a range of different industries including FTSE 100 companies and Magic Circle Law Firms.  Although having an expert knowledge of the GDPR and associated European legislation, Robert has consulted on a global basis providing support for the implementation of upcoming and newly passed legislation.

Strategic Partners Acuity Group.

Gowling WLG LLP.

An international, sector-focused law firm with more than 1,400 legal professionals in 18 cities around the world. They provide global leadership and regulatory compliance counsel on privacy issues and develop functional compliance programs for national and international clients. Gowling WLG work with Acuity to protect and patent our innovations in IoT threat detection, visualisation and remediation architecture.


SecOp is a cyber security and information security provider delivering technical assurance.  SecOp Lab increases our clients cyber security maturity, establishing a relationship of trust throughout the entire cyber life-cycle of vulnerability discovery and remediation.  Their service is underpinned by a highly configurable technology platform, through an innovative ‘Pentest-as-a-Service’ model.