Our VPN Experts

Our VPN experts have over 50 years of combined experience in virtual private networks, internet security, computer networking, and journalism. They oversee all the VPN reviews, recommendations, and advice published on Top10VPN.com to help ensure the highest standards of accuracy.

  • Simon Migliano

    Head of Research

    Simon Migliano leads our research and investigations into VPN safety and digital privacy.

    His work examining dangerous free VPNs, identity theft, and internet censorship have been featured in over 1,000 publications worldwide including the BBC, CNet, Wired, and The Financial Times.

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  • JP Jones


    With 25 years of software engineering and networking experience, JP Jones oversees all technical aspects of our VPN testing process to ensure we review VPN software to the highest standard.

    JP developed our global VPN speed testing framework and designing our advanced IP and DNS leak testing methodology.

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  • Callum Tennent

    Site Editor

    Callum Tennent leads the Top10VPN editorial team, overseeing all VPN reviews and advice.

    He’s an experienced VPN expert, technology journalist and former product testing professional at Which?. Callum is a passionate digital privacy advocate, and is a member of the IAPP and the EC Council’s Knowledge Review Committee.

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  • Samuel Woodhams

    Digital Rights Lead

    Samuel Woodhams leads our research on censorship, surveillance and internet freedom to help defend internet freedoms around the world.

    His research has been featured by the BBC, Washington Post, Financial Times, and The Guardian.

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VPN Research & Testing Team

Our VPN research and testing team carries out independent research and extensive tests in order to regularly update the VPN data available on Top10VPN.

the Top10VPN.com VPN research and testing team

Our VPN research and testing team.

Two of our VPN experts will always edit and fact-check the team’s findings prior to publication. All of the reviews and advice you see on the website are the result of this combined effort.

David Hughes: Senior VPN Researcher

David Hughes has over four years of experience testing VPNs, particularly their streaming and unblocking capabilities. He specializes in testing how well VPNs work in different countries around the world.

Luc Williams: Senior VPN Researcher

Luc Williams has over three years of experience in testing and reviewing VPNs for speed, Netflix, sports streaming, and Apple products. He helps shape Top10VPN’s testing processes using objective, data-driven metrics. Luc has contributed to research that has been featured in publications such as TechRadar, Computerworld, and Mac Observer.

Harry Ferrigno: VPN Researcher

Harry Ferrigno focuses on testing and reviewing VPNs for gaming, torrenting, and file-sharing. He has a keen interest in computer networking, particularly VPN kill switches.

Alyx Morley: VPN Researcher

Alyx Morley specializes in VPN privacy, traffic obfuscation, and the circumvention of internet censorship. She regularly analyzes VPN privacy features and logging practices, and tests VPN access in high-censorship countries. She also carries out research and tests into anonymous web browsing and the use of TOR.

Sahil Kotecha: VPN Data Analyst

Helped by his BEng degree in Engineering, Sahil Kotecha is responsible for maintaining and improving Top10VPN’s VPN testing processes and databases. He focuses mainly on the collection and treatment of VPN speed and streaming test data.

Agata Michalak: Researcher

Agata is a security researcher and data scientist. She uses her technical skills to collect and analyze the data that underpins the work of the research and investigations team.