Who speaks at AKJ Associates events?

Reputable security experts from all industries have presented at our conferences. Here is a list of speakers who have recently presented at AKJ Associates events.

Jaya Baloo, CISO, KPN

Jaya Baloo has been working internationally in Information Security for fifteen years. Her focus has been on secure network architecture design, and she has completed projects ranging from Lawful Interception, Deep Packet Inspection, VoIP & Mobile Security to designing national MPLS infrastructures and ISP architectures. She has worked for a number of telecom providers, Verizon and France Telecom... more
Nina Barakzai, Group Head of Data Protection & Privacy, Sky

Nina Barakzai is immediate Past Chair of the UK’s Commerce & Industry Group, representing UK in-house counsel. She is an accountant and solicitor, Trustee for two community charities and sits on the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ Research Advisory Group, working on Big Data. She served as Board Member on the International Federation of Accountants’ International... more
Florian-Alexandre Bielak, Vice President, Operational Risk Manager, Information Technology & Information Security, Société Générale

Florian-Alexandre BIELAK is a results-driven leader with more than 9 years of experience in planning, development, integration and execution of IT security and operational risk management for financial institutions. He joined Société Générale Hong Kong Branch in 2009 and currently acts as operational risk manager dedicated to information technology and information security.... more
Kevin Brocklesby, Global Head of Cyber Intelligence & Incident Response, British American Tobacco

During 10 years with the Metropolitan Police Fraud Squad, Kevin specialized in financial crime and money laundering. This saw him join Operation lath, which took down one of the largest organised crime groups in the UK targeting banks with malware. Kevin applied his knowledge to the cyber sphere, noticing the key link between cyber crime and financial systems. With this knowledge, Kevin moved into...

Jonas Danson, Regional Security Director EMEA, Ericsson

Jonas Danson is the Regional Security Director at Ericsson telecommunication in this part of the world. Ericsson is a central player in the technology market, and Jonas holds a broad understanding of the challenges and complexities that cyber threats pose to major companies in terms of the protection of information and brand, and the continuity of uninterrupted business operations. Through his broad...

Rajesh David, Director, Information Security & Architecture, GE Capital

Rajesh serves as the Director, Information Security & Architecture for GE Capital. In this role, he is responsible for the protection of the company information assets, global operations as well as the security architecture strategy. Rajesh’s 15+-year experience includes the areas of technical security architecture, program and budget management, technology and process risk management, audit... more
Sam De Silva, Partner, Head of IT Law & Outsourcing Law, Penningtons Manches Solicitors LLP

Dr Sam De Silva is a Partner and the Head of the IT and Outsourcing practice at Penningtons Manches LLP. Sam specialises in IT and telecommunication projects including all forms of cloud computing (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), outsourcing (IT, BPO and off-shoring), system development and supply, system integration, software licensing, support and service agreements. He is the only private practice lawyer... more
Ante Gulam, Head of Information Security, Wonga Group Limited

Ante Gulam is the Information Security Manager for Wonga Group Limited and holds over 12 years of experience in IT industry across both managerial and fully hands-on security roles. In his current role he is heading the information security throughout the organisation spread across three continents (Europe, North America, Africa) where he is driving security strategy and implementation. Prior to his... more
Matthias Kraft, Director of Information Security & Privacy, ENERCON

Matthias Kraft is an Information Security and Privacy executive with more than 12 years of experience within the IT industry. After gaining significant experiences in software engineering and IT consulting, he worked for a global consultancy firm to help customers realizing potential in the areas of Information Security, IT Risk Management and Information Systems Audit. He currently works as...
Sunder Krishnan, Chief Risk Officer, Reliance

Mr. Sunder Kirshnan is the Chief Risk Officer for Reliance Life Insurance and is responsible for overseeing Risk Management, Internal Audit, BCP, Claims, Legal, Secretarial and Compliance functions at Reliance Life Insurance. Mr. Krishnan has more than 2 and a half decades of experience and knowledge in Internal Audits, Compliance, Assurance Consulting and Risk Management. He has worked for various... more
Susan Lamb, Group Records Manager, Shell

Susan Lamb is the Group Records Manager for the Shell Group and is based in London. She is a qualified Solicitor and prior to joining Shell in 2000, worked as a lawyer at Macfarlanes and Norton Rose Fulbright. Susan has 8 years experience in Records Management and has been responsible for implementing and embedding the Group programme, developing the Group policies and processes and embedding and sustaining... more
Wong Loke Yeow, Director – Enterprise Security (EDMS), Group Enterprise, SingTel

Mr. Wong Loke Yeow is the Director of Enterprise Security at Singtel where he is responsible for driving strategic cyber security engagements and advisory services with key customers. Loke Yeow had accumulated over 20 years of experience in information and cyber security, and held various senior leadership positions the field which included Head of Asia Pacific Security Operations at Deutsche Bank... more
Gareth Maguire, Head of Information Security, Unipart Group

Gareth works as Unipart Group's Information Security Officer, a post held for the past 5 years, moving on from an information security technical architect role. Joining Gareth is Paul Heffernan, a holder of a BSc (1st class) in Ethical Hacking, who works with Gareth in promoting secure behaviours in Unipart. As a service provider, Unipart engage with a wide range of client's from the highly... more
Andrew Martin, Director IT Risk Europe, Royal Bank of Canada

Andrew is responsible for RBC's IT Risk in the European region spanning Capital Markets, Wealth Management and Investor & Treasury Services. He is currently establishing a 2nd line of defence function to ensure IT Risk is appropriately managed in the organization in close partnership with the Business. Andrew is focused on translating technical security and risk issues into easy to understand...
Harshal Mehta, Director - Information Security, Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Harshal is a seasoned information security professional with more than a decade of experience spread across Risk Management, Security Governance, Compliance Management, Payment Security and Security Office. He has held various consulting and management roles across the globe delivering high value security consulting projects. Harshal is currently Director of Information Security at Carlson Wagonlit... more
Aurélie Michaud, CISO, Banque Privée 1818

Aurélie Michaud is Chief Information Security Officer at Banque Privée 1818 and members of many different CISO associations, including the Club of French Information Security (Clusif), the Deloitte CISO Lab and CESIN. 
A graduate of the IEA business school ESSEC and IHEDN and Hec, Aurélie has nearly 20 years of business experience and in 10 information...
Santiago Minguito, Information Security, Risk and Compliance Director, Banc Sabadell Group

Santi Minguito is currently Information Security, Risk and Compliance Director within Banc Sabadell Group (Spanish fourth largest private banking group). Santi has worked in Information Security and Risk Technology for over 19 years. Since joined Sabadell in April 2007, he has managed the strategy of Information Security for the Group, as well as several projects related to security information and... more
Cedrick Moriggi, Chief Security Officer, Rio Tinto

Cedrick Moriggi joined Rio Tinto Global Security as Chief Advisor in 2010, and currently manages the Group Security department. He has the global responsibility for identifying, protecting, securing, defending and recovering Rio Tinto’s most valuable assets (human, physical, digital and reputation) against internal and external security threats. Responsible...
Damian Neville, Director of Financial Crime Systems, Barclays

Neville has been working for a number of years for Barclays Group, and now functions in Fraud and Cyber Security Risk Management. He is responsible for the Strategic roadmap on Global Fraud Platforms across all products within Barclays, and is accountable for building and driving the strategy and policy for Cyber Risk as it relates to customers and colleagues globally. He draws upon a track...
Huzeyfe Önal, Managing Partner, BGA Bilgi Güvenliği A.Ş.

Huzeyfe Önal, bilgisayar mühendisliği eğitimi almıştır ve bilgi güvenliği alanında 13 yıllık deneyime sahiptir. Ford, AVEA, Vodafone ve Turkcell gibi Türkiye’nin önde gelen şirketlerinde bilgi güvenliği üzerine çeşitli pozisyonlarda çalışmıştır. 2010 yılından bu yana yerel ve uluslarası firmalara siber güvenlik konularında... more
Marek Pietrzyk, Corporate Center COO, DRM Business Project Manager, UBS AG

Marek Pietrzyk is a Business Project Manager of the UBS client data confidentiality programme - “DRM Digital Rights Management”. He is responsible for cost effective implementation of the bank’s sophisticated information security requirements in the area of client data protection. Marek is an accomplished risk and information security practitioner within of the Financial Industry... more
Hanns Proenen, CISO Europe, General Electric

Hanns Proenen studied Computer Science and Law and University of Bonn, Germany and UCLA, Los Angeles. Back then he already studied on the tensions between IT and civil rights. Since 2000 he is working in several positions at General Electric, mostly in the areas of Information Security and Data Privacy. As Chief Information Security Officer GE Europe he is currently responsible for the IT Security...
Steve Wright, Chief Privacy Officer, Unilever

Steve is passionate about business, privacy, risk and digital technologies. He strives to find a more pragmatic, holistic and converged approach to making all these attributes work harmoniously together.  Steve always seeks to understand how an efficient and effective system can be introduced that protects the business; protects the privacy of an individual and preserves the integrity of company... more
Tim Wybitul, Partner, Head of Compliance and Investigations, Hogan Lovells

Tim Wybitul joined Hogan Lovells in 2011. Tim has particular expertise in the field of data privacy. His publications have been cited by the German Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht)  in several decisions regarding data protection and the permissibility of investigation measures as well as by the German Federal Court (Bundesgerichtshof). Tim often represents corporates in matters with... more
John Yong, Director, Infocomm Security Group, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

Mr John Yong is Director, Infocomm Security Group, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and Secretary, National Infocomm Security Committee, Singapore. John holds a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Salford, United Kingdom. He is a seasoned infocomm security professional who has dedicated his 31-year career to this field, both in the public and private sectors. He started... more