Cyber Security


Peter Bassill

Peter Bassill

Founder, CEO & Researcher

I have been in the Information Security world since 1999 and in IT in general since 1996. I first came to Gibraltar to work for Victor Chandler in 2002 and have never really left. I am a proud father of twins and enjoy GT endurance racing on the weekends.

Jo Barlow

Operations & Finance Manager & PA to the CEo

Jo looks after all and business and financial operations at Hedgehog. Her background is in finance and accounting; and her methodical organisation is key to our business function. When she is not working she is spending time with her young family, enjoying holidays and making memories.


Rhydderch Brrchan

Researcher & Team Leader

After starting my career in the Welsh Guards, I met Peter in 2003 in Gibraltar and we have stayed in touch since. Now I work as Peters right hand geek performing security research and helping clients with their Cyber Security issues.

Thomas Wood

Penetration Tester

After serving in the parachute regiment for nearly 10 years, Thomas decided on a change of career whilst he began self-teaching himself while on tour in Afghanistan in 2015. He started initially with Linux-based working and five years on is now a penetration tester.

Michael Aguilera

Penetration Tester

Michael is an OSCP Qualified Penetration Tester based in our Gibraltar Office. He is driven and always looking to further his knowledge. Outside of work he enjoys a good coffee and loves his exercise.

Piyush Goyal

Penetration Tester

Piyush has been working in security for 5 years. He is always looking for new opportunities and projects to increase his knowledge and learn new skills.

Leanne Rocca

Digital Engineer

Leanne is our marketeer for all our social media and marketing aspects of Hedgehog. She has a previous IT and systems background and a keen interest in writing and advertising. In her free time Leanne is an avid collector of rescue animals and can often be found horse riding in the Spanish countryside.

Tom Britton

Business Development Manager

Thomas first began his career in the telecommunications world and came from a hobbyist Linux background before moving into the security space. He has a long history of working in Gibraltar, The Isle of Man and the crown dependencies.

Mark Lear

Business Development Manager

Mark is our UK BDM and looks after the majority of our UK clients. He can be seen in Gibraltar quite often, especially during the winter months.

Layla Pembroke

Business Administrator

Layla also works in the Gibraltar office. She is key in our client communications; be it face to face, via email or on the telephone. She has the ability and experience to work independently but also as a key member of our Hedgehog team. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending her time painting, reading and practicing yoga.

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