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Enterprise Security & Risk Management

24 March 2022

Business Design Centre, London

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Conference Chair
Dr Gilad Rosner
Founder, IoT Privacy Forum

Dr Gilad Rosner is a privacy and information policy researcher and the founder of the non-profit Internet of Things Privacy Forum, a crossroads for industry, regulators, academics, government and privacy advocates to discuss the privacy challenges of the IoT. The Forum’s mission is to produce guidance, analysis and best practices to help industry and government to reduce privacy risk and innovate responsibly in the domain of connected devices.

Gilad’s broader work focuses on the IoT, identity management, US & EU privacy and data protection regimes, and online trust. His research has been used by the UK House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report on the Responsible Use of Data and he is a featured expert on O’Reilly and the BBC. Gilad is an internationally invited speaker and has given talks at industry conferences, universities, and government agencies, including the US National Institute of Standards and Technology. Gilad has a 20-year career in IT, having worked with identity management technology, digital media, automation and telecommunications.

Gilad is a member of the UK Cabinet Office Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group, which provides independent analysis and guidance on Government digital initiatives and is a member of the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. He is a Visiting Researcher at the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute, an Affiliate Researcher at UC Berkeley’s Centre for Long-Term Cybersecurity and has consulted on trust issues for the UK government’s identity assurance programme, Verify.gov.

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Tony Rooke
Director, Climate Transition Risk, Willis Towers Watson
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Seshu Josyula
Enterprise Security Architect, Rolls-Royce
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Ryan Aldred
Head of Cloud Security, Lloyd’s Banking Group

Ryan is a senior security consultant with many years of experience in large, heavily regulated, financial institutions, specialising in the definition, design, delivery and securing of large public cloud programmes.

Ryan has a wealth of experience in shaping how an organisation thinks about security in this changing cloud landscape; evangelising and engineering more dynamic & proactive architectures that demand we think differently about security and risk management.

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Fortune Barnard
Director of Digital Security, Virgin Media
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Dinesh Krishnan
Global Head of Information & Digital Technology, British American Tobacco

Dinesh Krishnan is a recognised Digital Leader globally with an unwavering commitment to success and a focus on delivering business value to customers and shareholders.

He is also recognised as a change & growth strategist who offers a rare ability to understand and balance business & technology trade-offs, delivering into the details of a project while maintaining a highly strategic, big picture perspective.

Dinesh is currently the Global Head of Digital Business Solution in BAT with the responsibility to drive the digital transformation agenda globally for the HR & Legal functions in light of the organisation transforming their business model – moving from combustibles to a multicategory product business.

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Nicola Crawford
Chief Risk Officer, National Bank of Kuwait

Nicola is a highly accomplished/qualified Board-Level Global Risk & Compliance Leader with CRO experience across various sectors. She has been responsible for designing, driving and implementing enterprise risk management frameworks from strategy, data, operations and technology perspective, prudential risk, compliance and operational business change to minimise corporate and commercial risk across multiple portfolios from small scalable businesses to multi-billion-dollar organisations across banking, healthcare, energy, government, asset/wealth managers and insurers (Life and GI).

Nicola has exceptional communication skills, able to influence and advise at the senior stakeholder level, identifying financial and non-financial risk exposure and creating data and business blueprints that provide organisational resilience and success, both quantitively and qualitatively. She is described as “an excellent change catalyst” with the ability to inspire people to deliver results today that also succeed tomorrow”.

Nicola is a regular board advisor and trainer in enterprise risk management, data governance, risk information management and broader change/project risks for various organisations with her current focus on the risk oversight of NBKI in her role as CRO. Nicola is an active contributor to the development of the risk management profession.

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Daniyal Naeem
Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager, BT

Daniyal is an experienced Cybersecurity Professional with vast experience in cyber threat research, focused on complex cybercriminal and nation-state threat actors.

Daniyal has specialized in building and leading Cyber Incident Response and Threat Intelligence global programs.

He is a critical thinker, a MITRE contributor, an astute problem solver, and an effective translator between technical and non-technical entities in Cybersecurity.

He holds a master’s degree in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL), and is CISSP and CCSP certified.

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Paul Wright
Application Security Manager , Legal & General Investment


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Stefan Gershater
Director of Risk, Burberry
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Claudia Natanson
VP Information Security, AccuWeather


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Prasun Dixit
Head of Global Security, Fidelity International


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