Sarah Orton has more than 20 years of IT risk, assurance and advisory experience across a number of corporate sectors and has spent more than 10 years of her career in professional services. Sarah is now Global Director of IT Risk & Compliance for AstraZeneca plc (AZ) based in the UK. She engages with the Network of Women at AZ, where she has attended “lunch with a leader” sessions, run “lean-in” sessions and speed networking events for women. She has been associated with ISACA since 1995, when she achieved her CISA certification. She is now the Vice President of ISACA Northern England Chapter and SheLeadsTech liaison for UK and Ireland having previously been a member of the ISACA Women’s Leadership Council.

As well as being very knowledgeable about her field of IT risk and assurance, she is passionate about giving back to the profession, which is why she became an ISACA volunteer initially. She regularly presents on the SheLeadsTech initiative and is keen to spread the message and encourage more women to engage. Her remit has stretched beyond the UK and she has promoted and encouraged women across Europe to engage. She regularly mentors women both officially and unofficially, helping to build their confidence to assert themselves within their professional careers in technology.
SARAH ORTON (UK)Global Director of IT Risk & Compliance – AstraZeneca plc
ASAF WEISBERG (Israel)CSX-P, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CGEIT, Director, ISACA Board of Directors

Mr. Asaf Weisberg, CSX-P, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CGEIT, Director, ISACA Board of Directors, 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 currently the Advisory Services Director in EMARK (provider of business intelligence solutions) and his main interest is 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)Advisory Services Director, EMARK
PETR HUJŇÁK (CZ)Director, Per Partes Consulting

Je ředitelem společnosti Per Partes Consulting soustředěné na produktově nezávislé ICT poradenství. K jeho odborným zájmům patří expertní systémy, internet věcí a Complexity Science. Je soudním znalcem na informatiku, certifikovaným ředitelem programů a portfolií IPMA level A (CPD), certifikovaným odborníkem ISACA na řízení podnikové informatiky (CGEIT) a řízení rizik a IT kontrol (CRISC). Dlouhou dobu působil jako vedoucí partner divize Consulting ve společnosti Ernst&Young. Je prezidentem ISACA Česká republika, předsedou konference IT Governance a členem výboru řady dalších konferencí.

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
ALLAN BOARDMAN (UK)CyberAdvisor, London
  • Allan Boardman CISA CISM CGEIT CRISC CISSP is an independent business advisor helping organizations manage their information, technology, cybersecurity and privacy risks. He is a regular presenter and keynote speaker at conferences around the world and regularly runs training courses and workshops on IT assurance, risk, security, and governance topics. He started his career at Deloitte in Cape Town where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant before moving to London in 1986. He has held audit, risk, security and governance leadership positions at GSK, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, PwC and KPMG.  
  • He is a Past President of ISACA London Chapter and has served on ISACA International’s Board of Directors, Strategic Advisory Council, Leadership Development Committee and chaired its Credentialing and Career Management Board, CISM Certification Committee and Audit and Risk Committee. He currently serves on ISACA’s CGEIT Certification Working Group.  In 2014, he received the ISACA Chair’s Award which recognizes an individual who has made an exceptional impact on ISACA or the business technology profession and in 2019 he received ISACA’s Eugene M. Frank Award for Meritorious Performance which recognizes an individual whose longstanding service in multiple roles, including key volunteer leadership positions, has contributed to ISACA’s global success. He is included in ISACA’s 2018 and 2019 Top-rated Speakers list.
  • He volunteered at the London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018 Olympics and Paralympics, the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, and numerous other major sporting events in 2018 and 2019 including athletics, hockey, cycling, cricket, canoeing and F1 racing, and the Glastonbury music festival. In 2020 he volunteered at the Lausanne2020 Youth Olympic Games in St. Moritz.
30 yrs in security and consultancy. Management of global projects. Specialties: Business continuity management, operational risk management, security, IT audit and assurance, Governance / Risk / Compliance, Regulatory, cyber security and operations.
ROLF VON RÖSSING (Switzerland)
ROLF VON RÖSSING (Switzerland)Partner, CEO at FORFA CONSULTING AG, Member of ISACA Global Board
TOMÁŠ HETTYCH (SK)Chief Operations Officer at Cyber Security Competence and Certification Centre

Tomas is working as Chief Operations Officer at Cybersecurity Competence and Certification Centre by National Security Authority. 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 IS Manager and later also Security Officer.
Tomas is founding member of itSMF Slovakia, now acting as Chairman of the Board. He is also Board member of Slovak chapter of ISACA.
Tomas is holding international certificates including: ITIL v3 Expert, ISO/IEC 20000 Auditor, M_o_R Registered Practitioner, Prince2 and ISACA`s: CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC.

Luděk Novák was graduated in 1991 at the Military academy in Brno, where he worked till 1994 year as a lecturer with focused to computer security. To the half of 1999 he worked as information security expert in different positions on the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces. Since the summer of 1999, applied experience in managing of information technology in the commercial sector. At present time he working as an independent consultant and auditor with a focus on information & technology risk management and information and cyber security management. Luděk Novák is CISA, CISSP, CGEIT, CRISC, CSX-P and is a qualified lead auditor for ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 20000. Ludek is also a ISACA CRC board member.