As Chief Information Security Officer, and with over 30 years in the retail, financial markets, government and insurance sectors, Chris Porton serves on the firm’s Leadership Team to develop and deliver the information security strategy and framework. He is responsible for guiding the leadership team in information security and data protection decisions while informing them of their regulatory obligations with the ICO.
Chris started his career as a management consultant and has gained broad experience in delivering complex projects alongside diverse teams across multiple industry sectors.
He has specialised in Information Security, also including Data Protection, and has previously delivered compliance with PCI-DSS, the information security standard for organisations that handle debit and credit cards.
Areas of Expertise
Certified Information Security Manager
Certified Data Protection Officer
ISO 27001 Lead Auditor and Implementer
Prosci Change Management
Mental Health First Aider
BA Mathematics, Queen’s College, University of Oxford
Operational Projects Lead, Accenture
Product and Operations Manager, London Stock Exchange
Information Security Officer, BrightHouse
Business Information Security Officer, Computacenter
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