As an Information Security and Privacy Officer professional, I lead and support various initiatives to identify, assess, and mitigate IT risks, enhance InfoSec awareness, and ensure compliance with data protection regulations. With over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, I have developed a broad set of skills and knowledge in IT infrastructure, project management, security systems, and cyber resiliency.
I am passionate about integrating security and privacy by design as a foundational keystone in any computing environment and providing high-quality solutions to meet the business needs and challenges. I have successfully monitored a comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program and partnered with stakeholders to raise awareness of risk management concerns. I hold multiple certifications and an MSc in Computer Network Security.
Friendly, professional, persistent, patient, resilient towards high demanding environments.
Diligent at accountabilities, duties, and workloads. Mentor perspective and goal oriented.
Evaluating and designing IT architecture solutions to ensure user requirements and solutions are met. Provides integrated systems planning and recommends innovative technologies that will enhance the current system. Recommends appropriate desktop, computer platform, and communication links required to support organizational goals and strategy. Manages Due Diligence exercises and internal/external IT audits. Provides the Security Management function.
Team Lead position providing oversight and mentorship to the IT service delivery team, backup and absence cover support to the information security officer and security manager. Escalation point for all security incidents and support issues and supervision of daily operations. Senior network and systems administration including systems integration, infrastructure and architecture design, and security operations and management lead. IT audit and implementation of audit and security requirements.
Senior project team lead role providing infrastructure and systems integration project support and administration, providing effective service delivery under ITIL and ISO 27001 standard frameworks.
Taking the initiative to go above and beyond normal tasking for stretch assignments that increase workload throughput, leverage innovation, increase customer value, or provide outstanding quality. Utilize analytical and creative problem solving skills along with standard processes and technologies resulting in secure and reliable connections to and use of systems, applications, and infrastructure Accountability, relationship building, effective communication skills, and quality service in the process of collaborating with, supporting, advising, and educating customers and team members on the use of services, handling of sensitive data, and resolving security incidents and requests, resulting in meeting or exceeding customer needs, established performance metrics, and efficient, effective, and compliant use of services.