Ali Beshara, Head of Information Security and Risk Management, The Benefit Company

Mr. Ali is an Information technology professional with more than 20 years of experience. Ali holds various certifications in the cybersecurity field including: CISA, CISM, CRISC and ISO 27001. He holds an M.Sc. in Public Administration from Aix-Marseille University – France – and Bachelor of Computing from The University of Greenwich, and an associate diploma...more

Tony Chebli, Head of Information Security, Credit Libanais S.A.L

Tony has headed the Information Security Department at Credit Libanais since September 2008. He has extensive experience in information security and compliance, in sectors including banking, finance, government and private companies. Accomplishments include designing a security program based on ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS standards for Group Credit Libanais, which assisted...more

Prashant Nair, Group Head of Operational Risk and Control, Network International L.L.C

Prashant is Group Chief Information Security Officer, Network International. He is directly responsible for managing cybersecurity across the group’s operation in the Middle East and Africa. He has more than 24 years’ experience in  banking and payments, with 16 years of specialization in Enterprise Risk Management and Information Security. He has worked...more

Adeel Mirza, Head of Security and Compliance, Delma Exchange UAE

Adeel is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and Certified Blockchain & KYC Professional with 15+ years of experience working with various financial institutions including banks (Islamic and conventional), money service business, investment companies, asset management companies and tele-communication company having proven track record and steady advancement...more

Shruti Khanna, IT Security Governance Manager, Al Tayer Group

Shruti is a leader and a strategic thinker skilled in the design and execution of effective enterprise-wide cybersecurity programmes. She leads security strategy for the organisation, prioritizing user data and application/ product security and coordinating the evaluation , deployment and management of current and future security technologies. She oversee the development...more

Ashish Khanna, Group Information Security Officer, Dubai Health Authority

Ashish Khanna holds a Master’s in strategic leadership from University of Gloucestershire, UK. He is currently working as a specialist and advisor to the CISO of a prominent Dubai Government entity. Ashish’s research interests are in the Technology and AI aspects of cybersecurity – particularly in finding ways of ‘monetizing unforeseen risk’ as well as 'Data...more

Muhammad Rizwan Khan, General Manager, Al Dhahery Exchange

Khan was recognized for his dedication to the anti-financial crime field. His journey toward becoming a professional in the field of anti-financial crime compliance began with a simple but thoughtful idea more than few years ago How could he help prevent people’s lives from being impacted by bad actors. Khan achieved maximum compliance certification from ACAMS...more

Veena Dorairajan, Senior Manager - Information Security, Dubai International Financial Centre