Dhananjaya (DJ) Naronikar - President and Chair
Responsible for presiding over the business meetings and ensure that all rules and regulations are observed, appoints and serves as a member to all committees, decides tie votes and sees that officers faithfully perform their duties.
Dhananjaya 'DJ' Naronikar is a business and information security leader with a proven track record of developing and implementing innovative security solutions for complex business challenges. During the last 20+ years of his career, a notable achievement has been his ability to be establish security and risk frameworks that assist Boards and Executives manage information & cybersecurity risks.
Sought after as a speaker and career mentor, Dhananjaya is currently engaged with ANZ Bank and has previously worked with CQR, Verizon, Deloitte, Accenture, etc. in various leadership capacities.
|Professional certifications:||CISSP, CISSP-ISSMP, CEH, PRINCE2|
Rahul Lobo - Board Director - Secretary
Responsible for recording the proceedings of the chapter, writes and conducts the correspondence, as well as prepares reports due to (ISC)2 as well as maintaining the chapter website.
Rahul Lobo is Director at EY Cyber with 14 years of experience including 8 years managing a high performing cyber security team involved in attack and penetration testing and Cybersecurity Consulting.
|Professional certifications:||CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, OSCP, Crest Registered Tester and SABSA Chartered Security Architect|
Jez Clement - Board Director - Mentoring and CISSP Study Guide
Jez is an experienced, pragmatic and highly-driven information security professional. I have extensive knowledge of the industry gained from working in the software & services, financial services and professional services sectors, as well as public sector IT in the UK and Australia. He is CISSP, CISA, CISM & ISO 27001 Lead Auditor qualified, and also holds a MSc. in IT.
In the last fifteen years Jez has focussed on information security strategy, architecture and governance. He has held various management, strategy, and technical roles during my career. In his last role within the UK he was responsible for security leadership, strategy, architecture & information security compliance activities as the head of the IT security group within a large City financial services firm with over 100 offices across the UK. Prior to that he was responsible for guiding and assessing the information security activities of member firms within PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) African & Middle East regions.
Jez am a member of several professional bodies, including the ISSA, AISA, British Computer Society and ISACA. He was the Director of Mentoring for the UK chapter of the ISSA for several years and also previously worked closely with members of the London Local Government IT security community.
|Professional certifications:||CISSP, CISA, CISM & ISO 27001 Lead Auditor|
Ben Waters - Board Director - Safe & Secure Online
Ben has more than seven years of information security experience across a number of industries, including the telecommunications, legal, retail, health, insurance, and energy sectors. Ben brings highly developed analytical skills and a solid blend of technical skills and business acumen to his experience in the security industry.
Ben is an alumni of Stratsec and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, and more recently has contributed to Hivint’s growth from 3 to 43 people in less than 3 years, generating 720% and 1282% growth (per the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia) in its 2nd and 3rd year of operation, and winning the Victorian Telstra business Awards in 2017.
Ben has a Bachelor of Business (Business Information Systems) degree from RMIT University, is a SABSA Chartered Security Architect (SCF), holds the CISSP, GSEC certifications, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
|Professional certifications:||CISSP, SCF, GSEC, GAICD|
Past board members
Richard Keirstead, CISSP, President and Chair, April 2012 to November 2018.
Ken Brandt, CISSP, Treasurer and board member, November 2015 to November 2018
Mark Burns, Director of Membership, November 2013 to November 2018