Toby Varian is an Account Manager – Tech and Finance. Toby joined Sovereign Strategy in May 2023. He spent four years as a civil servant working as a technology policy advisor in the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Home Office, where he specialised in cyber security, data protection and national security. Toby has a wealth of experience with monitoring tech and regulatory developments and has worked on legislative bills that were introduced in Parliament concerning cyber security in a post Brexit era.

Toby has a master’s degree in public international law from Leiden University in the Netherlands and a bachelor’s in law and French from the University of Sheffield. He speaks advanced French and Spanish.