Speakers

Antonio Dionisio, Group CIO, MIG Holdings


Antonio is a senior executive with more than 24 years of experience working in ICT. He spent 12 years of his career working for Arthur Andersen, Deloitte and 12 years in the Insurance industry, notably as Director in charge of the Security, Continuity, Compliance and IT Risk Centre of Excellence for AXA Mediterranean and Latin American region. He... more


Frank Murray, CISO, Associate Vice President – IT Security, Risk & Business Resilience


Frank has over 12 years of experience in technical IT Security and Risk in defense, legal and insurance sectors. With experience in both operational and strategic security functions, Frank has the unique skillset of Red teamer turned Architect. In previous roles Frank was instrumental in the delivery of ISO 27001 and 22301 certification for the world’s... more


Ashish Khanna, Group Information Security Officer, Dubai Health Authority


Ashish Khanna is the Information Security officer (GRC Subject Matter Expert) working with a public sector organization in Dubai, a position he has held since 2015. He is an experienced information security strategist and has managed a portfolio of mission critical projects. He has over 12+ years of proven track... more


Bharat Gautam, Head of Information Security, DAMAC Properties


Bharat Gautam is addicted to everything related to Cyber Security/Information Security and is always trying to contribute to the Cyber Security fraternity. Bharat Gautam brings in multi domain experience and is spear heading the Information Security vertical as Head of Information Security for a leading luxury real estate developer in Dubai. Bharat...Bharat is aware of the ever changing threat landscape & the need to improve our Security posture to remain ahead of the Internal & External threats.  more


Christos Christou, Chief Compliance Officer, Lulu Exchange


A professional Compliance Officer working 28+ years in the banking and non-banking industry.  He has a BSc/Associateship degree from IFS, London, and an MBA from the University of Liverpool; He is CAMS® certified professional and he also has long experience in Project Management (ex-PMP® certified).  He started his career from operations,... more


Suresh Nair, Chief Information Security Officer – MENAT, GE


Suresh is currently Chief Information Security Officer - Middle East, North Africa & Turkey (MENAT) at GE Global, a position he has held since 2018. In this role he is responsible for defining Cyber Security strategy for MENAT region and providing strategic leadership to IT Security related projects & initiatives. Suresh supports all GE businesses including...more


Balaji Nagabhushan, Group Chief Administrative Officer, Tristar Transport


Balaji is Group Chief Administrative Officer at Tristar Group. Experienced in setting up Governance, Controls, Compliance, AML, Risk & Investigation functions in banking & finance, Balaji is a natural leader managing teams efficiently and able to connect & convince top management. He has the important certifications necessary to continue... more


Brian Byagaba, Senior Manager Information Security, Commerical Bank International


In his current role, Brian leads the Information Security team of Commercial Bank International (CBI), which is a UAE based bank. At the top of his agenda is working with CBI’s senior leadership team to prioritize and align security initiatives with the bank’s evolving strategy and risk appetite. This is especially important considering the fast pace of changes...more


Adam Lalani, Group Head of IT, Tristar Transport LLC


Adam Lalani is the Group Head of IT for the Tristar Group of Companies. . Tristar is a fully integrated liquid logistics company servicing the downstream oil and gas industry with one-stop fuel logistic solutions offering surface transport, ocean shipping, dangerous goods warehousing, fuel farm management, Aviation, Petroleum Retail, Chemicals, and turnkey fuel supply...more


Helen Rabe, CISO, CBRE


An internationally experienced Information Security professional who specialises in complex strategic deliveries with a strong emphasis on security service management delivery across a broad range of industry and technology sectors. Her wide range of key skills include providing consultative services to core stakeholders, up to and including Partner, C-Suite and Board...more


Craig McEwen, Global Head of Cyber Operations, Anglo American


Craig McEwen is the global Head of Cyber Operations at Anglo American, a position he has held since 2017. Before this role, Craig held a number of senior roles in threat intelligence and cybersecurity at Vodafone and other internationally established institutions. Craig has worked primarily in the defence sector, and has experience and expertise in managing large...more


Mike Pitman, CISO, Dunnhumby


Mike is a senior information security professional, with over 18 years’ experience who has worked at CISO level at a number of national & International organisations, across a variety of industries, including public sector, manufacturing, HR, Finance & Retail.  He is currently the CISO at dunnhumby having recently taken up the position in February 2018,...more


Spencer Summons, Head of Information Risk and Security, Tullow Oil


Spencer Summons MBA, CISSP, GICSP has over 20 years of security experience in both public and private sectors, including time advising the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure, and the Olympic Delivery Authority in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games.  In his current role, Spencer is responsible for developing and implementing cyber security strategy and awareness across an upstream Oil and Gas company.  His particular interests include identifying risk and opportunity through the creation of digital situation awareness, threat intelligence and cultural mechanisms to drive behaviour change. more


Ebrahim AL-Alkeem, Head of Information Security, ENEC


Ebrahim AL-Alkeem is a global digital leader specializing in the effects of Artificial intelligence and other exponentially developing technologies on the economy, Healthcare, and society, Ebrahim explains the threats and opportunities created by these new developments. During his 13 years in the cyber security industry, Mr. Ebrahim... more