| Iain Lobban |
Iain Robert Lobban, CB was the Director of GCHQ from July 2008 to 24 October 2014.
Education and career
Lobban graduated from Leeds University with a BA degree in languages and has also undertaken the Higher Command and Staff course at the Ministry of Defence staff college at Shrivenham. He joined GCHQ in 1983, progressing through a variety of roles before joining the GCHQ Board in 2001. Whilst on the Board he was responsible for moving the operations of GCHQ into its new base at Benhall, Gloucestershire. Prior to being appointed Director, Lobban was Director-General (Operations); having taken up this post in early 2004. He became Director in July 2008. He was appointed a CB in the 2006 New Year Honours for services to national security in the United Kingdom.
A Document by Iain Lobban
|Title||Document type||Publication date||Subject(s)||Description|
|Document:Iain Lobban Address||speech||12 October 2010||"Cyberterrorism"||Mr Lobban addresses a selected audience of journalists, opinion formers, government officials, academia and industry representatives on issues related to cyber security and the threat posed by cyber attacks.|