GoldPhish is a fully remote cyber security awareness training company with an international team of employees based in the UK and Africa, as well as a global network of partner organisations. We provide innovative web-based training solutions to help organisations teach their employees secure behaviour. It's Cyber Made Simple.



Co-Founder and CEO, Dan Thornton, has extensive experience in advising and training multi-national corporations on security risk mitigation and crisis management. After a career in the military and corporate security industry, his passion now is helping clients manage their cyber risks and build cyber resilient organisations through highly-engaging and successful training programmes. 


Co-Founder and Creative Director, Zoe Gardner, oversees the design and marketing team who collaboratively produce and promote web-based education and consulting tools through memorable learning experiences. Zoe's goal is to empower organisations so they can simply understand and manage the cyber risk to their business. 


Product & Development Director, Marius Potgieter, is a highly experienced Senior Developer and has a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry, with extensive experience in senior development of eLearning Management Systems. He is currently studying for his PhD in Information Technology with Nelson Mandela University, South Africa.



Product & Development Director, Hein Niemand, has a wealth of experience in designing, delivering and leading enterprise software development projects. He holds a National Diploma in Information Technology from Nelson Mandela University, South Africa.



Finance Controller, Karin Thornton, is a highly skilled and experienced Bookkeeper with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Karin manages all aspects of GoldPhish finances and works closely with our accountants and tax advisors.