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About Us - Meta Defence Labs



We are a highly skilled team of cybersecurity and IT infrastructure experts with over 40 years of combined experience in the IT industry. Our team is experienced working with a range of clients, from large multinational organisations, small-medium business to charities around
the UK and internationally.

With the increasing rate of cyber crime, Meta Defence Labs has a dedicated team of security and data protection experts whose primary focus is to help you improve your security posture by following industry best practices. 


We offer a range of security services that help you build and maintain an effective Information Security Management Program (ISMP) that can integrate with all other business components within the organisation, enabling one coherent system that meets business objectives.

Meta Defence Labs’ Infrastructure team offer a range of services to assist with environment virtualisation that ensures secure access anywhere, with any device, at any time. Our solutions have been vigorously tested and are customised to meet each client’s individual criteria.

Welcome to Meta Defence Labs
Our Values

Our core values are the foundation of our business and integral to our stakeholders who comprise our team, business partners, regulators and most importantly, our clients.

Meta Defence Labs is committed to the highest standards of integrity and trust which drives our relationships. By living our values, we will inspire loyalty and trust from our clients and the community whilst conducting our business in an inclusive, respectful and transparent way.


We believe that commitment to the client’s success in all that we do forms the foundation of our business ethic.


We believe in doing what we committed to delivering in an ethical, transparent, honest manner.


We value honesty and consistency in our work and actions so our clients and community can trust us to deliver on our commitment.


Chief Executive Officer

Clive Simms

Clive Simms

Clive is a Certified Information Security and IT Infrastructure expert with over 23 years’ experience. As an ethical hacker, Clive helps businesses assess and implement effective vulnerability management programs. His deep technical knowledge enables our clients to apply effective security controls in building resilient IT infrastructure solutions and Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) that align with industry standards. Clive is a keynote speaker and a founding member of the (ISC)2 London Chapter which is the largest chapter in Europe.

Managing Director

Chani Simms

Chani Simms

Chani is an award winning cybersecurity leader and keynote speaker with over 18 years experience in the IT industry. She gained her extensive knowledge by implementing and securing IT infrastructure solutions for multinational companies. Chani advises at C-level and is a specialist in helping organisations to understand, implement and manage information security and privacy requirements. Chani is also the founder of the SHe CISO Exec. global platform.

Regional Head (South East Asia)

Nisa Vithana

Nisa Vithana

Nisa is an accomplished sales and marketing professional with over 16 years of B2B and B2C experience in a range of industries. As an entrepreneur, she gained extensive knowledge on legal aspects of businesses and channel management tools. Whilst running her own business, Nisa decided to pursue a career in cybersecurity using her spare time to invest in learning to become a data protection officer and GDPR practitioner. Nisa is committed to assisting organisations to improve their security posture whilst achieving business goals.

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