Mr. Azeem Bashir is an award winning industry recognised business-driven CISO\CIO with a highly-successful background in B2B, Crypto, FinTech, Investment\Retail Banking, Financial Services, Consulting, Energy, Utilities Oil & Gas, Airline, Insurance, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Private & Public Sector, Olympics bid, Governmental & Global Corporate sectors.
Azeem has held the position of Group CISO\CIO and Director of Cyber Security for many global businesses and is a ‘Trusted Advisor’ on many Cyber Councils & Committees for Cyber Security & Information Security Risk Management, throughout the UK Government, Global Governments, Technology and private banking sectors while working as a Mentor & Leader to other CISOs.
Over 25+ years leading Information\Cyber Security and Information Risk Management delivery and business process change management across multiple sectors, with extensive proven track record across EMEA-R & ASIA-PAC Regions, managing Banking, Oil & Gas, Critical National Infrastructure Cyber-attacks and building world leading Cyber Security & Digital Transformation Programs.
Azeem holds numerous industry qualifications and is recognized by his peers as an industry leading CISO \ CIO, a mentor for CISOs, a Global Cyber Security Advisor, Risk Practitioner, Panel\Keynote Speaker & Non-Executive on Information\Cyber Security & Risk Management.
Azeem has chaired & spoken at many Global Cyber Security Summits, is a member of various Cyber Committees, Advisory groups and Non-Exec Director of key companies across the world.
Azeem was recently voted 4th most influential CISO to follow in the world.