A cyber security professional and director of a security specialist consultancy, Graeme has a broad cyber security background and proven expertise in the domain, having taken a number of high profile businesses through security improvement projects and gained experience in industries such as finance, insurance, healthcare, government, manufacturing and the charitable sector.
Graeme also works for a number of certification bodies as an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor conducting certification audits in the UK and overseas.
Graeme started his career in IT in the banking sector before successfully implementing BS 7799 the forerunner to ISO 27001, in a number of UK National Health Service organisations. Following that Graeme worked for some major IT leaders including Capita, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard and Cap Gemini leading a number of security projects across a range of challenging industries. Graeme has lead several organisations to ISO 27001 certification, developed security architectures, and lead the implementation of complex security programes.
Graeme has produced white papers on a number of ISO standards and developed risk methods for Information Security and Business Continuity. His main expertise is being able to develop security solutions which align to business needs and deliver pragmatic solutions in response to the organisation’s risk approach. Graeme has in depth experience of working with suppliers to ensure the resilience and security of the supply chain a risk area often overlooked by many organisations.
Graeme holds a number of professional qualifications and also teaches CISSP, CISA and CISM courses and has a technical background holding the Cloud Security Alliance Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) as well as operating as a UK Government Senior Information Risk Advisor.
Graeme delivers courses for several training companies as well as delivering private courses to organisations including Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Central Bank of Ireland, Ericson and Unisys. Graeme teaches these courses to customers around the world having recently delivered successful courses in the UK, Qatar, Portugal, Canada, Romania, Sweden, Croatia, Germany, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Thailand, Nigeria and the USA. Certified in CISSP, CCP-SIRA, CISA, CISM, CCSK, ISO 27001 Master.