Brian Murgatroyd is an experienced Consultant Engineer who has specialised in TETRA technology over the last 22 years.
He has a first-class honours degree in telecommunications and electronics, is a UK Chartered Engineer and a corporate member of the Institution of Engineering Technology (MIET).
He has been chairman of ETSI TC TCCE (Technical Committee for TETRA and Critical Communications Evolution) since 2010 and previously chaired ETSI TETRA working group 6 (Security) for 4 years until retiring from this position at the end of 2006. During the same period, he chaired the TCCA Security and Fraud Prevention Group (SFPG).
Until he completed his service with the UK Police IT organisation (PITO) he led the Airwave Communications Security team. This team was responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of all security features on the UK national emergency service communications system (Airwave).
He has been managing a consultancy specialising in TETRA security since retiring from PITO and has been heavily involved in the architectural design and development of various TETRA end to end encryption equipment, TETRA security training and as a technical specialist assisting in patent litigation.