Awen Collective Ltd. is a software company producing next generation digital forensics software solutions for industrial control systems. We specialise in devices and networks used by advanced manufacturers and critical infrastructure – such as the electricity, oil & gas and water sectors.

We are based in Cardiff in Wales but work across the UK, EU and globally.

In 2018 we were crowned Cyber Den Champions at CyberUK 2018 Exhibition, and are recognised by the UK Government National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) (a division of GCHQ) for our work on producing software for digital forensics analysis on critical infrastructure.

We have professional memberships and accreditations please see our credentials page. We are also a member or alumnus of a number of accelerators and initiatives:

OPTION 1: If you are considering working in the collective, then please visit our careers page.

OPTION 2: If you are considering using our software or services, or want to become a partner, then please contact us today.


Daniel Lewis

Daniel Lewis
Cofounder-Director and CEO

Daniel is the entrepreneurial cofounder for the Awen Collective and is now its CEO. His academic background is primarily in artificial intelligence (including data science) and secondarily in cyber-physical security & incident analysis. His professional background is in software engineering and data consultancy. He was trained in entrepreneurship by the DCMS Academic Startups Initiative and the IoT Accelerator Wales, and is currently undertaking a MBA with Smartly. He is also a member of the IEEE.

Andrew Blyth
Andrew Blyth
Cofounder-Director and Acting CTO

Andrew is the technical cofounder for the Awen Collective and is now its CTO. He has a very extensive background in the areas of cyber-security and digital forensics. He is well-known and well-respected for his research, teaching and commercial work for both the public and the private sector, and has appeared as an expert both in the media and in court.


Tom O'Brien

Tom O'Brien is consultant CFO for Awen Collective, and is very experienced in corporate finance for the engineering sector. He is also Director of Lime Corporate Finance.

Advisors & Non-Execs

Our advisory team includes representatives from
Airbus Endeavr,
Sony UK,
Raytheon UK,
Bar Associates and 

We also work closely with accountancy firm Williams Ross Ltd, and our legal advisors are Greenaway Scott.