Speakers

Craig McEwen, Group CISO, Anglo American


Craig McEwen was named Group Chief Information Security Officer of Anglo American in March 2020, where he is responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of Anglo American’s cyber security programme globally.  Prior to this, Craig managed the Global Security Operations Centre within the business. Craig has been responsible for bridging the cyber...more


Vivek Gupta, Vice President – Information Security (Global & Group CISO), GEMS Education


Vivek Gupta is an International Cyber Security Leader with 20+ years of enriched and unique cross industry experience. Vivek is currently Vice President – Information Security at GEMS Group - the world’s largest Educational management firm. Vivek has a proven track record of securing organizations in partnership of business stakeholders with speed and agility...more


Srinivasa Narasimhaiah, IT Director, Julphar - Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries


Srinivasa is a global IT transformation executive with 20+ years proven experience and resilience in driving transformation in digitalisation, automation, SAP, IT projects, IT governance, IT systems, IT infrastructure, data centres, IT security,... more


Christos Christou, Chief Compliance Officer, Lulu Financial Holdings


A professional Compliance Officer working for 30+ years in the banking and non-banking financial services industry.  He holds a banking degree (Chartered Banker Institute - UK), and an MBA from the University of Liverpool; he is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) from ACAMS®.  He practices...more


Harpal Singh, Head of Cyber Risk and Business Continuity, Emirates NBD


Harpal Singh is the Head of Cyber risk and Business continuity at Emirates NBD. In this position, he is responsible for the development and implementation of group-wide information security & Cyber Risk frameworks and governance. He also responsible for business continuity management for the entire group, he played a very important role to drive the entire Group...more