SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Over thirty years’ experience in IT governance, information and IT Security, IT audit, and risk management, having worked as a managing consultant, and in a number of NSW public sector agencies and in banking. Strong governance, strategy, and information security expertise, sound business and risk management experience, and extensive experience in engagement with business and IT leaders.
Significant practical experience in governance and security frameworks, standards and regulations including COBIT5, ISO 27001, ISO 31000, and privacy.
Strong communication and negotiation skills. Experienced strategic thinker and extensive program and project management expertise. Experienced presenter to executive teams and staff on governance, risk, and security. Frequent speaker at international conferences and seminars on cybersecurity, risk, governance, and assurance.
High level leadership skills within government and business sectors. During his tenure in the New South Wales State Government, he founded and served as chairman on a Government forum for Information Security Management, which operated as a precursor to the current Community of Interest.
Active member of ISACA since 1995. Some recent involvements include:
- Audit and Risk Committee
- International Vice President/Director
- Strategic Advisory Council
- Credentialing and Career Management Board
- CISM Certification Committee (Chair)
- Oceania CACS Committees
- Sydney Chapter Director including Chapter President 2008-10
- Participant in development of multiple ISACA publications including COBIT 5 for Information Security