Matthew Bryant, CISO and Data Protection Officer, Monese
Matthew has a career spanning 15 years in the design, delivery and management of secure systems for the private sector and UK Government & intelligence agencies.He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Data Protection Officer at Monese, a digital challenger banking service. Prior to this he was the CISO of 3i, a FTSE 100 private equity... company, in addition to providing consultancy services to multinational organisations in the finance, investment and professional services sectors.At the communications regulator Ofcom, Matthew led investigations into major security breaches at multinational UK based PLCs on behalf of UK regulators. He also represented the UK on EU security working groups and at European Network and Information Security Agency pan-European security initiatives.Matthew is a Chartered Engineer, a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and the co-author of several legally mandated UK and European security standards.
Ashraf Aboukass, Global Head of Security Architecture, Ops & Eng, Schroders
Ashraf has over 16 years' experience in the Information security industry and has worked in a number of sectors including finance, transport and broadcasting. Ashraf left BAE Systems in 2016 as a Cyber Security Consultant where he worked with organisations such as SWIFT and Talk Talk on technical engagements post high profile cybersecurity incidents. Ashraf studied... for his Software and Security Engineering MSc at the University of Oxford. He is currently the Global Head of Security Architecture, Engineering and Operations with a strong mandate from the board to defend the organisation.
Sally Webmark-Taylor, Head of Financial Crime Risk Name Screening, Aviva
Sally is an experienced Financial Crime Risk & Compliance professional, and a subject matter expert in customer and sanctions screening. Sally is currently responsible for Name Screening globally within the Financial Crime Risk function at Aviva - ensuring effectiveness in line with regulatory expectation, governance, internal controls and reporting.... She has held this position since 2017, after holding a similar position at HSBC for 5 years. She has previously had roles in Fraud and collaboration technologies. Sally is also the Data Governance officer for the financial crime function and holds an ICA Diploma in Financial Crime.
Lorraine Dryland, Chief Information Security Officer, First State Investments
Lorraine is the current Global CISO at First State Investments. She is a motivated, highly capable Technology and Cyber Security professional with deep knowledge and skills in Cyber Intelligence and Investigations. Lorraine’s background offers both an operational and strategic skill set, ranging from the management of complex cyber dependent operational... activity to the design, implementation and maturing Security Strategy including leading Operational Security for large organisations. Lorraine has held senior roles at a range of organisations including: Department of Work & Pensions, Vodafone, Bank of England and the National Crime Agency (NCA). Lorraine also has a Masters Degree in Forensic Computing and Cyber Crime Investigation.
Martin Farrelly, Information Security Architecture and Strategy, Allied Irish Bank
Martin Farrelly is currently a key senior member of the Information Security Architecture and Strategy Team at Allied Irish Bank, a position he has held since August 2016. In this role, he is responsible for a number of aspects of the Bank's cybersecurity strategy and infrastructure, including: regular analysis of the Threat Landscape and mitigation... strategies, advising business stakeholders on the appropriate control set in respect of new/emerging business initiatives, collaborating on digital security programs underpinning AIB’s Information Security Strategy and oversight of the implementation of key Security initiatives. Martin is also involved in the ongoing Control Testing program to provide assurance to the business that the Information/Cyber Security program is delivering the expected outcomes and underpinning the Banks Core Values. Before AIB, Martin held a number of senior positions in IT risk management, business continuity and disaster recovery across a number of sectors.
Andy Mason, Head of Financial Crime & Fraud, Bó
Andy spent his early career designing and implementing operating models for financial services companies, followed by time spent working as and with Lean Six Sigma Black Belts from companies like Toyota, Motorola and Jaguar Land Rover. From there Andy created and led the global Service Improvement and Service Management functions for the RBS Shared Services business,... being asked to support the RBS Americas operations with solving some problems in the Customer Due Diligence teams, which started off a career in Financial Crime. Since then Andy has worked in all areas of global Financial Crime (Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, Customer Due Diligence, Fraud etc.) across Retail, Business and Investment Banking, where he was Director, Innovation & Development in the Natwest Markets Anti-Money Laundering team; recruiting people from Law Enforcement and Pharmaceuticals to look at solving banking problems from a different perspective. Most recently Andy has been the Product Owner and Head of Financial Crime at Bó, RBS’ digital bank, accountable for the design & implementation of the Bó Financial Crime function all of which has been built entirely from scratch.
Denis Heneghan, Cyber Security Awareness Manager, Allied Irish Bank
Denis is an experienced financial crime investigator and cybersecurity professional. He is currently the Cyber Security Awareness Manager at Allied Irish Bank, a position he's held since 2016. Denis has a wealth of experience in leading investigation teams in payment fraud, commercial fraud, cybercrime and AML, both in law enforcement and financial industry... roles and he has managed a number of IT change projects to reduce financial crime risk and exposure. Denis worked in a Fraud Prevention at AIB from 2012-2015 as part of the Legal, Compliance and Risk functions, in this role he managed the group fraud prevention policy, framework, initiatives and training. Prior to this, Denis was Detective Inspector at Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation. In this role he managed the national unit responsible for the investigation of payment card fraud and counterfeit currency and was the national police representative to the European Commission and Europol for these crime types.