Shelton spent over 19 years’ in law enforcement before leaving in December 2020, He has extensive experience in incident response, physical and digital security, critical incident management, intelligence assessments, threats to life, incident investigation.
He also led the cyber prevent and protect teams at the Yorkshire and Humber Regional organised Crime unit for over 3 years.
In 2020 CSO Online named Shelton as one of the UK’s Top 30 Chief Security Officers at the CSO30 awards 2020. Shelton was also named Cyber Law Enforcement Individual of the Year 2020 at the National Cyber Awards and Digital Person of the Year 2020 by Computing magazine.
He is a subject matter expert in many disciplines including information security, privacy and process improvement.
He has also sat on working groups for the NCSC and NCA.
Shelton is also director and founder of Newsham Business Solutions Ltd.