ASAF WEISBERG (Israel)Director at ISACA Board of Directors, CEO at Introsight

Mr. Asaf Weisberg, CSX-P, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CGEIT, CDPSE, Director on the ISACA Board of Directors and chair of its Innovation and Technology committee, has a long career path of hands-on, managerial, and mentoring experience in cybersecurity and various other IT disciplines.

In his current capacity as the founder and CEO of introSight, he is responsible for the development of Risk Management methodologies and oversees the implementation of Risk Assessment and Risk Management projects for introSight's clients. Mr. Weisberg also consults boards and executives on Cybersecurity Risk Management.

Previously Mr. Weisberg held numerous positions, including MIS Manager and IT Infrastructure director for multi-national corporations.

Lukáš is a Partner and Chief Advisory Officer of EMARK (data analytics and digital transformation advisory company). He is focused on solutions in the areas of IT Security, Risk Management, IT Transformation, and Security Data Visualization.

He has graduated from the Brno University of Technology in the Czech Republic in 1997 and later enjoyed many IT audit and IT consulting professional years with the Ernst & Young.

He is Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).

He is also Board member of the Slovak chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA).

LUKÁŠ NEDUCHAL (CZ)Partner and Chief Advisory Officer of EMARK
NATÁLIA SLEZÁKOVÁTechnology Consultant at Ernst & Young
Natália Slezáková is a technology consulting professional. As an active member of Ernst & Young's Technology Consulting practice, Natalia helps clients in the areas of cybersecurity, IT processes and organizational alignment. In addition, Natalia is certified in CCNA, ITIL, TOGAF and ArchiMate and has project management and business development experience in various tech and start-up organizations.

Recognized Infosecurity evangelist, with many years of CSO experience in the banking, then few more years as an Executive Consultant in IBM. Currently in the role of Chief Executive Officer of national Cyber Security Competence and Certification Centre. Founder and Chairman of Slovak Association of Cyber Security, Board member of Slovak ISACA chapter, expert witness in field Security and protection of information systems licensed by Slovak Ministry of Justice. Well-known lecturer at local and international conferences and educational events as well as an author of many articles and publications on information security and personal data protection. 

IVAN MAKATURA (SK)Director General at Cyber Security Competence and Certification Centre
TOMÁŠ HETTYCH (SK)Chief Operations Officer at Cyber Security Competence and Certification Centre

Tomas is working as Chief Operations Officer and Deputy of Director General at Cybersecurity Competence and Certification Centre by National Security Authority. He is responsible for cybersecurity audit, authorized services and business and finance administration.

Previously he was responsible for Cybersecurity and Business Continuity in PwC Slovakia.

Before PwC he worked in Czech and Slovak affiliate of global pharmaceutical group Sanofi as Business Continuity Manager and Data Privacy Officer. He started his career in Sanofi group as Head of IT, IS Business Partner, IS/IT Manager and later also Chief Security Officer.
Tomas is Vicepresident and Board member of Slovak chapter of ISACA and founding member of itSMF Slovakia.

Tomas is holding international certificates including: CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CDPSE and ITIL4 Managing Prosfessional, ITIL4 Digital and IT Strategic Leader, ITIL v3 Expert, ISO 20000, ISO22301, ISO27001 Lead Auditor, M_o_R Registered Practitioner, Prince2 Practitioner, TOGAF9 Certified.

Magnus Solberg is an infosec evangelist with a deep-rooted holistic approach to tackling the threats of our digital age. He's convinced that information security begins and ends with people and loves to spread the good word - be it in the office, from stage, or over a beer! With more than 16 years of information security experience in the entire span of the People-Process-Technology triad, Magnus is the President of ISACA Norway Chapter and employed at the Storebrand Group, having the overall responsibility for the Group's ISMS, third party security management, and security culture. His professional certifications include CISM, CDPSE, CISSP, ISO 27001 LI/A, and ISO 27005.

MAGNUS SOLBERG (Norway)ISMS Manager at Storebrand Group and Isaca Norway President
BJORN R. WATNE (Norway)Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Telenor Group

Bjorn R. Watne, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CDPSE, CISSP-ISSMP is a Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Telenor Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Agder in Norway and an Executive MBA from ESCP Business School in Paris, France. Watne has more than 20 years of professional experience with Information Security and Cyber Risk Management in Europe and Asia – primarily within Financial Services, Telecommunications and critical infrastructure. Over the years he’s held numerous board and committee positions with different professional bodies and is a regular speaker at industry events. A long term ISACA member he’s been a chapter leader for more than 10 years and served as the president of the ISACA Norway Chapter.

Bruno is an experienced Information and Technology professional with over 20 years of experience in Audit, Consulting, and Advisory. He has expertise in Governance, Risk, Control, Audit, Information Security & Privacy, and Digital Transformation. He founded GOVaaS - Governance Advisors as-a-service and is currently a Senior Advisor. He is a certified PMP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, COBIT and a LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Facilitator. He teaches at various universities in Portugal and abroad, and is the founder and president of the ISACA Lisbon Chapter. In 2019, he was awarded the ISACA John Kuyers Award for Best Speaker. In 2021, he ran for Mayor of Lisbon, Portugal.

BRUNO HORTA SOARESSenior Advisor and Founder of GOVaaS
RAMSÉS GALLEGO (Spain)International Chief Technology Officer for OpenText Cybersecurity
With a background education in Business Administration (MBA) and Law, Ramsés is a +22 years security professional with deep expertise in the Risk Management and Governance areas. Ramsés is now International Chief Technology Officer for OpenText Cybersecurity, where he defines the vision and mission, purpose and promise of the company in that arena. He also ensures the proper execution of the department. He has previously been Strategist & Evangelist at the Office of the CTO in Symantec. Before, he was at Dell Security and CA Technologies for 5 and 8 years respectively, he was Regional Manager for SurfControl in Spain and Portugal, and also Chief Strategy Officer of the Security and Risk Management practice at Entelgy. Ramsés served for three years in ISACA’s CISM and CGEIT Certification Committees and also in the the Guidance & Practices Committee for three years from where deliverables are created for the community. He is honored to have been the Chair for ISACA’s ISRM Conference and part of the Program Committee for the events SecureCloud 2010 and 2012. He is now Immediate Past President at the ISACA Barcelona Chapter and played an instrumental role in the Planning Committee that prepared first-ever ISACA's World Congress in Washington, June 2011. He has also been part of the ISACA's CISM PATF Task Force. Ramsés believes that a revolution (rather than an evolution) is needed when considering the move from technology to enterprise risk and that the cloud dimension offers incredible opportunities for businesses today. Ramsés thinks that Governance is essential to facilitate innovation in this changing business environment and holds many certifications that combine different knowledge areas and broaden his vision on technology within the marketplace. Ramsés is a CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of the Enterprise IT) and a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional). He is the proud owner of the SCPM (Stanford Certified Project Manager) from Stanford University, California, one of the first experts with the CCSK (Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge) and also an ITIL and COBIT Foundations certified professional. He develops results-oriented, business-focused, people-driven projects due to his Six Sigma Black Belt accreditation. An internationally recognized public speaker, has visited +25 different countries in the past 12 months and has been awarded 'Best Speaker' many times. He received the John Kuyers Award for Best Speaker/Conference Contributor in June 2013. He has been named 'Privacy by Design Ambassador' by the Government of Ontario, Canada and is proud of being Past International VP for ISACA's Board of Directors. He teaches in different universities on Digital Transformation, Change and is visiting professor in the Master of Cybersecurity for IE Business School. Ramsés is also Executive Vice President of the Quantum World Association and he feels honored of having had the US flag flown on his honor in The Capitol on November the 1st, 2013. He lives in Barcelona, Spain, with his wonderful wife and his two loved kids.

Pierluigi Sartori works as Digital Risk Manager in Assicurazioni Generali SpA and he’s CISSP, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, LA ISO27001 and 22301 certified.

Worked for years in the field of information security, first in the military at the 2nd Wing (Italian Air Force) of Treviso and later in the private sector also in multinational companies.

Strong supporter of of the spread of 'Security knowledge", is a founding member and board member of ISC2 Italian chapter and ISACA Venice-Italy Chapter, where he also holds the role of President, Research Director and CISM courses coordinator

PIERLUIGI SARTORI (Italy)Digital Risk Manager in Assicurazioni Generali SpA

Expert in area of information systems audit, certification, accreditation and standardisation with over 20 years experience. President of chapter ISACA Slovensko and ISO standards national committee. Currently focusing of data privacy consulting as Bloomreach's DPO. Co-founder of Slovak chapter Women4Cyber.

Sanja Kekić is Women4Cyber Serbia President and an ex-CISO of NLB Komercijalna Banka. She has recently been engaged in a project regarding increasing women in the Cybersecurity workspace in Serbia. Sanja has gained experience working for Deloitte, several largest banks, and Serbia's largest mobile operator. In her 24-year-long career path, Sanja has led and executed various complex IT and business processes projects related to GRC, including (or with a focus on Cybersecurity) in Serbia and the SEE region. She is a professional focused on risk, governance, audit, security, and compliance, with Mathematics & Computer Seance and an Executive MBA background. In addition, she holds certificates for information system risk and control, Data Privacy, COBIT 5 Foundation, and Internal audit in the public and private sectors. She is one of Europe's most influential women in Cybersecurity (2019 SC UK Media and 2022 Book "Hacking Gender Barriers - Europe's Top Women"), the Immediate Past President of ISACA Belgrade Chapter.
SANJA KEKIC (Serbia)Immediate Past President of ISACA Belgrade Chapter
UROS ZUST (Slovenia)
UROS ZUST (Slovenia)IT Assurance & Advisory Partner at Mazars

Uros is an IT Assurance & Advisory Partner at Mazars Slovenia, responsible for the South East Europe region (including Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia). He has more than 18 years of experience working in information systems auditing, cyber security, security reviews, risk and governance, and standards compliance in a wide range of companies and entities such as financial institutions, private and public companies. He lived and worked 5 years in US where he specialized in PCAOB audits and cyber security in the gaming and financial sector. He was also serving as the president of ISACA in Las Vegas and has over 8 years of experience on the board of ISACA Slovenia. 

Uros has a BSc of economics (Business Informatics Major) from the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana and has obtained Preizkušeni Revizor Informacijskih Sistemov (PRIS) at The Slovenian Institute of Auditors, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designations issued by ISACA, as well as the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) by ISC2 and Project Management Professional (PMP) by PMI. He is also an ISACA CISA and CISM Accredited Trainer. 

Uros has two other professional passions – public speaking and mentoring younger professionals. His dream is that when he retires, he will travel around the world holding seminars, workshops and mentoring sessions that will help support younger professionals’ development as this was something he mostly lacked in the early years of his career.

Eli Sofie Finnøy Amdam, Immediate Past President and Director of International Relations in ISACA Norway Chapter, and Director in Transcendent Group 

Eli Sofie works as a consultant and team leader at Transcendent Group, and has over thirteen years' experience in information security. She has extensive experience in establishing and implementing management systems for information security in both the public and private sector, in addition to working with risk management and internal audit.  Eli Sofie has served on the board of ISACA Norway Chapter since 2015, and her professional certifications include CISM, CRISC, CISA, CDPSE and ISO 27001 LI.

ELI SOFIE FINNØY AMDAMDirector in Transcendent Group
CARLOS LÓPEZ CAÑASHead of IT Governance department at Network Sec

Carlos is CISA, CGEIT,  ITIL Expert, ISO 20000 Consultant Manager & Auditor.

With more than 20 years of expertise in Information Technologies, he’s currently responsible of the IT Governance department at Network Sec.

Licensed in Computer Science Engineering, he worked at first as consultant, project management and later as Chief Executive Officer at Information Technology companies.

Currently, he’s the Vicepresident of ISACA Valencia Chapter, member of the board of directors of Valencian Computing Association COIICV as well as teacher of ‘Information Security’ at CEU San Pablo University.

Luca Pertile has 26+ years of professional experience as IT auditor and is currently employed at Euronext Group – the leading pan-European market infrastructure. Previously he worked at the Internal Auditing departments of the London Stock Exchange Group and of the main Italian banks, such as UniCredit and Intesa Sanpaolo. A father of two “digital natives”, he loves to call himself a “first generation immigrant”, having grown up in the 80s along with microcomputers and telecommunications. A radio enthusiast, he was an active member of the pre-internet Fidonet community and an early adopter of Italian internet connections. A pioneer Italian Erasmus student at RWTH Aachen, ended up graduating in Electronic Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Milan. CIA, CFSA, CCSA, CDPSE A/LA ISO/IEC 27001:2013, ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018, ISO 22301:2019, he is a CISA and an ISACA member since 2002 and he has been Board Member of the 44-years-old Italian Association of Information Systems Auditors (ISACA Milan Chapter) for the last 13 years and he is the current Vice President.

CHRIS K. DIMITRIADISChief Global Strategy Officer at ISACA

Experienced leader and board member, international authority in Cybersecurity, with a proven track record in developing and managing strategy, programs and initiatives. Innovative thinker, with several international patents to his name, proven successful communicator and consensus builder across borders and cultures.

Chris is the Chief Global Strategy Officer of ISACA, an international non-for-profit association with 225 Chapters, serving more than 165,000 IT, Cybersecurity, Information Security, Audit, Risk and Compliance professionals. He is working with the Board of Directors and Top Management towards the continuous alignment of the organization’s strategy with the changing needs of its members, chapters and industries in 188 countries. He provides thought leadership in the Digital Trust space, future directions in collaboration with the ISACA Global Community, as well as leads strategy implementation in terms of business planning and execution at a global level. He is also Chair of the Board for ISACA Europe.

Chris has served ISACA as a volunteer for the past 19 years, as Chair of the board for 2 consecutive terms (2015-2016 and 2016-2017), as director of the board for 9 terms (2010-2014 and 2015-2021) and as Chair and member of multiple committees of the association.

Chris is also a former Group CEO of a global gaming solutions supplier and operator active in 42 regulated jurisdictions around the world. From 2007 to 2021, Chris has served as Board Member, Group CEO, Group Chief Services and Delivery Officer, Group Director of Technology Operations and Group Director of Information Security. Prior to that role, he held positions in cybersecurity consulting firms.

He has also served as a member of the Permanent Stakeholders Group (PSG) of the European Cybersecurity Agency (ENISA) from 2012 to 2015.

Chris has been working in the area of information technology for 22 years, he holds 3 patents, 6 awards and has authored more than 150 publications.

He holds a degree (Bachelor’s and Master’s) in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Ph.D. in Information Security.

Joris Vredeling is a Regional Success Manager Europe for ISACA, responsible for managing regional projects towards the implementation of the association’s Regional Strategy in Europe. He is one of the key contact points for Chapter Leaders in the region as far as Regional Strategy execution is concerned, as well as an escalation point for operational matters, working to build and maintain ongoing and proactive relationships with chapter leaders and the ISACA community in the region, in order to identify member, community and Chapter issues and help to solve them. Joris also serves as as the voice for members in the region by working with chapter leaders to identify possibilities, solutions, concerns, gaps that will enhance member value and satisfaction within the region. Joris holds an MA in European Policy, and has been an active member of the european ISACA community for more than 10 years, previously working as the general coordinator of the Madrid Chapter.

JORIS VREDELINGRegional Success Manager Europe for ISACA
JAKUB PONECManager in Risk Advisory

Jakub is a Manager in the Risk Advisory team focusing on areas of IT operations risk & compliance, process risk analysis including design of IT controls, cyber risk, data protection and internal audit services. He has more than 7 years of experience in IT General Controls audits, IT Automated Controls audits, project management, internal auditing, control environment assessment and design as well as implementation projects.