About Us

Our guiding principal is to provide honest and transparent support and services to help our clients deal with today’s complex data challenges.

Founded by industry leaders with over 25 years’ business and technology sector change delivery and operational support experience, our team shares a passion for cutting through the jargon within the security industry.

Our expert engineers provide practical support and sustainable actions. We work as an extension of your team, ensuring the data security risks that can have a major financial and reputational impact on your business are mitigated.

Our Founders

Craig Mclean, Founder - Head of Engineering

Craig has over 20 years’ experience within the data management field, transforming complex data governance issues into sustainable, compliant solutions. Craig has deep technical experience within the data management area and has held multiple leadership roles within a variety of sectors.  Craig holds BA in Political Science and International Law. 

Natascha Polderman, Founder - VP, Technical Services

Natascha has over 25 years technology experience, most of which was spent in technology leadership roles at international firms. Prior to joining Vigil8, she was the Chief Information Officer at Control Risks and a member of the Executive Committee.

At Control Risks, Natascha developed and implemented their digital strategy as well as leading a successful IT function. She has recently won several awards recognising her contribution to the technology sector. As a female in a STEM role, she is passionate about ensuring all females have equal opportunity to explore a career in technology and regularly speaks at external events about this subject.

Our Partners

Vigil8 is a preferred partner of Varonis, an industry-leading platform built to protect the world’s most valuable and vulnerable data. Our technical team are expert Varonis implementation and support technicians, and are able to help clients maximise benefit from the system.

Varonis tackles your data security from the inside out, eliminating repetitive, manual clean-up projects and automating manual data protection routines.

See https://www.varonis.com/ for more details.

About Us

Our guiding principal is to provide honest and transparent support and services to help our clients deal with today’s complex data challenges.

Founded by industry leaders with over 25 years’ business and technology sector change delivery and operational support experience, our team shares a passion for cutting through the jargon within the security industry.

Our expert engineers provide practical support and sustainable actions. We work as an extension of your team, ensuring the data security risks that can have a major financial and reputation impact on your business are mitigated.

Our Founders

Craig Mclean, Founder, Head of Engineering

Craig has over 20 years’ experience within the data management field, transforming complex data governance issues into sustainable, compliant solutions. Craig has deep technical experience within the data management area and has held multiple leadership roles within a variety of sectors.  Craig holds BA in Political Science and International Law. 

Natascha Polderman, Founder, Non-Executive Director

Natascha has over 25 years technology experience, most of which was spent in technology leadership roles at international firms. Prior to joining Vigil8, she was the Chief Information Officer at Control Risks and a member of the Executive Committee.

At Control Risks, Natascha developed and implemented their digital strategy as well as leading a successful IT function. She has recently won several awards recognising her contribution to the technology sector. As a female in a STEM role, she is passionate about ensuring all females have equal opportunity to explore a career in technology and regularly speaks at external events about this subject.

Our Partners

Vigil8 is a preferred partner of Varonis, an industry-leading platform built to protect the world’s most valuable and vulnerable data. Our technical team are expert Varonis implementation and support technicians, and are able to help clients maximise benefit from the system.

Varonis tackles your data security from the inside out, eliminating repetitive, manual clean-up projects and automating manual data protection routines.

See https://www.varonis.com/ for more details.